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CCJBH Diversion and Reentry Workgroup Meeting

November 19, 2021

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

At the November Diversion and Reentry Workgroup Meeting, CCJBH Councilmember Retired Chief Probation Officer of San Diego, Mack Jenkins, led the discussion around the importance of Deflection. 

This meeting was open to the public, and the agenda was posted by November 10, 2021. The Zoom registration link is below:

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Diversion/Reentry Workgroup 
Friday, November 19, 2021 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Zoom Webinar 

Meeting & Call in information

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Meeting ID: 818 3939 5357

Passcode: 637235

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Kathleen Allison, Chair

Secretary, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Michelle Baass

Director, California Department of Health Care Services

Stephanie Clendenin

Director, California Department of State Hospitals

Anita Fisher

Representing Consumer/Family Member Perspective, San Diego County

Tony Hobson, PhD

Behavioral Health Director, Plumas County

Mack Jenkins

Chief Probation Officer, Ret., San Diego County

Stephen V. Manley

Santa Clara County, Superior Court Judge

Danitza Pantoja, PsyD
Coordinator of Psychological Services, Antelope Valley Union High School District

Tracey Whitney

Deputy District Attorney, Mental Health Liaison, Los Angeles County District Attorney

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I. 1:00 PM Welcome & Introductions
Brenda Grealish, Executive Officer, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health
Mack Jenkins, Councilmember, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health
Tony Hobson, Councilmember, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health
Stephen Manley, Councilmember, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health

II. 1:10 PM Deflection Presentation: CCJBH Councilmember Mack Jenkins, retired Probation Chief from San Diego County, will present on Pre-Arrest Diversion, also known as Deflection, touching on the importance of collaborative intervention, connecting public safety and public health systems to create community-based pathways to treatment for people who have a mental health and or substance use disorder and prevent them from entering into the justice systems.
Mack Jenkins, Councilmember, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health
Daria Quintero, Graduate Student Assistant, Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health

Q&A with Councilmember Advisors

III. 2:25 PM Announcements/Next Steps
• Full Council Meeting, Friday, December 10, 2021 2:00-4:30PM

IV. 2:30 PM Adjourn


Notice is hereby given that all times indicated and the orders of business are approximate and subject to change.


Please be advised, in accordance with Executive Order N-29-20, and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the risk of infection during the current state of emergency, the Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health will conduct this meeting by remote participation only. Council members and members of the public may only attend this meeting using the teleconference/videoconference options described in this Notice.

The Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health (CCJBH), and any committees thereof, comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act by ensuring meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and providing that this notice and information given to the Members of the Council is available to the public in appropriate alternative formats when requested. If you need further assistance, including disability-related modifications or accommodations, you may contact Monica Campos at, no later than one day prior to the meeting.

Questions and/or requests for additional information prior to the CCJBH meeting may be referred to Monica Campos at (916) 479-0445 or