Board Members & Staff

Sherry Williams

 

Sherry Williams | Chair

Sherry Williams was appointed by the Atlanta Planning Advisory Board (APAB) to the Atlanta Citizen Review Board to represent Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs) G-L.

 

VACANT

The appointment to the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) by NPUs M-R is currently vacant. Contact the Atlanta Planning Advisory Board (APAB) for further information.

Paul Bartels | Secretary

Paul Bartels was appointed by the Atlanta Bar Association and sworn in as a member of the Board on December 9, 2010.

Bill Bozarth

William Bozarth

Bill Bozarth joined the ACRB in June, 2012. He was appointed to The Atlanta Citizen Review Board by the Atlanta Advisory Board (APAB) for a three year term representing NPUs A-F.

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Gino Brogdon, Jr.

Attorney Gino Brogdon was appointed by the Gate City Bar in 2015.

 

The appointment to the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) by the Atlanta Business League (ABL) is currently vacant. Contact the ABL for further information.

 

 

The appointment to the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) by the Atlanta City Council is currently vacant. Contact the Atlanta City Council for further information.

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Cecilia Houston-Torrence

Appointed by the League of Women Voters

 

 VACANT

The appointment to the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) by Ceasar C. Mitchell, President of the Atlanta City Council, is currently vacant. Contact the office of the President of the Atlanta City Council for further information.

Tracee McDaniel

Tracee McDaniel was appointed by Mayor Kasim Reed and sworn in as a member of the Atlanta Citizen Board on October 11, 2016 for a three year term.

Tamara Orange

Tamara Orange was appointed to serve on the Atlanta Citizen Review Board by the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda She was sworn in by the Municipal Clerk on May 15, 2017 for a three year term.

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Shuntay Pitre

Shuntay Renee Pitre was appointed to serve on the Atlanta Citizens Review Board as the representative for the Urban League of Greater Atlanta (ULGA). Ms. Pitre was sworn in by the Municipal Clerk on November 14, 2016 for a three year term.

 

 

Michael Hopkins

Board member Michael Hopkins was sworn in by the Municipal Clerk on September 7, 2017 for a three year term. Hopkins was appointed by the Atlanta Planning Advisory Board (APAB) to serve on the Atlanta Citizen Review Board as the representative for NPUs S-Z.

 

 


Staff

Lee Reid

Samuel Lee Reid, II | Executive Director

Samuel Lee Reid II is a native of Charlotte, NC. Prior to joining the ACRB, he held the position of Assistant Director of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, with primary responsibility for the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority.

Lynn Garrett | Executive Assistant

Lynn Garrett, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, joined the Atlanta Citizen Review Board staff on December 17, 2015.

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Charles Curry | Outreach Specialist

Charles Curry, ACRB Community Outreach Specialist, is a professional writer, Interviewer, direct marketer, former New York City TV reporter/radio anchor, Madison Avenue public relations specialist and project manager for a grant-funded agency of US Homeland Security. He helped to found a number of community organizations with fellow residents and merchants in Atlanta’s Ben Hill Community.  Curry earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University.

Brian Fleming

Brian Fleming | Senior Investigator

Brian Fleming joined the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) in January 2015. As an investigator, Brian is responsible for conducting thorough and objective investigations of misconduct accusations made against the police and corrections departments in the City of Atlanta. Prior to joining ACRB, Brian was an investigator for six years with the City of Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) where he investigated police-involved shootings and allegations of misconduct against Chicago police officers.

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Melisa Reese | Administrative Assistant

Melisa Reese joined the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) staff on May 5, 2016.  She serves as the agency's Administrative Assistant.  Prior to joining the ACRB, Ms. Reese worked for the Georgia Department of Labor in the Appeals Tribunal Unit for 16 years where she served as the liaison between the Administrative Hearing Officers and the State of Georgia citizens.   An Atlanta native, she earned a Career Diploma in Accounting from Atlanta Technical College in 2005, and is currently working towards receiving an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Marketing Management.

Kabral Brathwaite | Senior Investigator

Kabral Brathwaite joined the ACRB in August of 2017. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University, an internship with the Fulton County solicitor’s office CID division and later was certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) as a peace officer, field training officer and a classroom instructor. Kabral has also worked in the retail sector for a major retailer where he developed multi-store loss prevention and lead detective experience. 

Sheena Robertson | Investigation Manager

Sheena Robertson was born and raised in New York City. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the City University of New York at Queens College and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Hofstra University School of Law.

Myola Smith | Project Manager

Myola Smith has worked for three different Mayors. While serving in the Franklin administration as the Mayor’s Scheduling Coordinator, she was also asked by the administration to serve as the liaison between the Atlanta Citizen Review Board and various city departments. On behalf of the Board, she coordinated the hiring of the first Executive Director and located office space to house the agency. Smith left the Mayor’s Office in 2008 to work full time for the ACRB.

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