Initial Meeting of the DWI Court Task ForceThe DWI Court Task Force will establish and ensure implementation of best practices for DWI Courts, examine policy issues on impaired driving as it relates to DWI Courts, and provide members of the task force to be a presence at national and state conferences, as well as congressional events. The Task Force members are DWI Court practitioners, DWI Academy Court judges, national subject-matter experts on impaired driving, law enforcement agency representatives, and relevant non-profit associations. The Task Force will meet in person at least twice each calendar year and conduct conference calls at other times during the year.

The DWI Court Task Force is supported by a charitable contribution from the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA).

Members include:

  • Honorable Matt Anderson, Judge - DWI Academy Court
  • Mr. Tim Barker, NHTSA Prosecutorial Fellow, Chief Deputy Prosecutor, York County, Pennsylvania
  • Honorable Mike Barrasse, Chairperson, DWI Court Task Force, Judge - DWI Court, Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Honorable Christopher Chiles, Prosecutor, Past President - National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
  • Mr. Brian Chodrow, COTR - NHTSA
  • Dr. Westley Clark, Director - Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
  • Honorable Peggy Davis, Commissioner - DWI Academy Court
  • Ms. Leanna Depue, Director - Missouri Governor's Highway Safety Office
  • Honorable Bill Dressler, President - National Judicial College
  • Mr. Ron Engle, Director - Traffic Safety - Century Council
  • Honorable Harvey Hoffman, Judge - DWI Court and NHTSA Judicial Fellow
  • Ms. Norma Jaeger, Idaho - Statewide Drug Court Coordinator
  • Mr. Tim Jeffries, Policy Advisor - Bureau of Justice Assistance
  • Mr. Mack Jenkins, Chief Probation Officer - San Diego, California
  • Honorable Susan Jonas, Judge - DWI Academy Court
  • Honorable Michael Kavanaugh, Judge, Retired- DWI Court
  • Honorable Bradley Knoll, Judge, DWI Academy Court
  • Chief Russell Laine, Past-President - International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • Honorable Kent Lawrence, Judge - DWI Academy Court
  • Mr. Mike Loeffler, Assistant District Attorney - Creek & Okfuskee Counties - Oklahoma
  • Ms. Karin Moore, Legal Counsel - Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA)
  • Mr. Mark Pickle, Deputy Court Administrator - Bernalillo County, New Mexico
  • Ms. Robyn Robertson, President - CEO - Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF)
  • Mr. Matt Stanton, Vice President - Corporate Affairs - Beam Global, Inc.
  • Mr. Stephen Talpins, CEO - National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime (NPAMC)
  • Dr. Ron Thrasher, Deputy Chief - Stillwater Police, Oklahoma
  • Mr. David Wallace, Senior Director - National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC)
  • Mr. Terrence Walton, Branch Manager, DC Pretrial Services Agency, Washington, DC
  • Honorable Craig Webre, Sheriff - Lafourche Parish, Lousiana, Past President National Sheriff's Association
  • Mr. Carl Wicklund, Executive Director - American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)
  • Ms. Diane Wigle - Chief, Impaired Driving Division, NHTSA