City Council Appoints New Police Citizen Review Members
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Citizen Review Committee and the Independent Police Review were created in 2001 to help promote police accountably. The new memebers will serve three-year terms.
The Independent Police Review released the following information on the new appointees in a media statement:
Ms. Julie L Ramos received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Smith College and her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College. An east coast transplant from Massachusetts, she has lived in Portland for over 20 years. She has worked as a mental health professional and as an advocate promoting equity and inclusion. She is also a board member of White Shield, a Salvation Army residential program for adolescent girls. She lives in North Portland.
Ms. Vanessa Yarie received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland, Australia in Peace and Conflict Studies. She has spent several years advocating for Survivors of Domestic Violence. Her current role is Emergency Services Manager at Bradley Angle, where she oversees the 24 hour emergency domestic violence shelter.
Ms. Kristin Malone received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law. She served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John M. Rogers of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where she analyzed federal appeals of both civil and criminal matters. Ms. Malone practiced law in Seattle prior to joining Portland firm Markowitz Herbold, PC in 2014 as a Law Clerk pending admission to the Oregon State Bar. Ms. Malone is a Founding Member of the Women’s Foundation of Oregon and a proud supporter of the Lawyers’ Campaign for Equal Justice. She lives in North Portland.
Ms. Kiosha Ford is a Portland native. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina and her Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in New York. She is a healthcare compliance consultant at Legacy Health where she reviews policies and processes to ensure that the organization complies with state and federal guidelines.
Ms. Julie Falk is a graduate of Swarthmore College where she majored in English Literature and Art History. She is the executive director of Bitch Media and is president of the board of Women’s Foundation of Oregon. She previously served as executive of Center for Health Justice in Los Angeles and the Prison Media Fund in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Originally from Kentucky, Julie moved to Portland in 2006, where she lives with her husband and two children.
Mr. Angelo Turner is the Executive Director of Emanuel Medical Center Foundation, part of the Legacy Health System. He has spent his entire career, spanning eighteen years, in major gifts development for health care and educational organizations including Legacy Health, Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., the University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine, Scripps Health in San Diego, California and the American Cancer Society. A San Diego native, Mr. Turner graduated from National University in La Jolla, CA, with a degree in psychology. He also attended San Diego State University and received a graduate school level certification in development, capital campaigns and major gifts from Indiana University's Center on Philanthropy.