Thursday, November 17, 2016

Alaska Justice Information Center welcomes new staff

Tristian Monterastelli
Tristian Monterastelli, MPP, recently joined the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC) staff as a Research Professional. Ms. Monterastelli received her Masters in Public Policy, with specializations in Economics and State & Local Policy, from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. While in graduate school, she was the Research & Development Analyst for Serving California, a nonprofit foundation, which works with ex-offenders, victims, and veterans experiencing PTSD.

She is a UAF alumna and formerly worked at the Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice Fairbanks Youth Facility as a Juvenile Justice Officer. 

The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative in Alaska is being guided by AJiC and the AJiC steering committee made up of representatives from First Alaskans Institute, Alaska Judicial Council, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Alaska Division of Legislative Finance, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Alaska Department of Corrections, Alaska Department of Law, Alaska Public Defender Agency, and the Alaska Department of Public Safety. Dr. Brad Myrstol is the director of the Alaska Justice Information Center and director of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center.

AJiC is jointly funded by the state of Alaska and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and housed within the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center.