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Board Members




Mr. Bohland was appointed in May 2021.  He comes with years of experience in the social service/social justice field.  Mr. Bohland graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA from Belmont University in Nashville, TN.  After some years working in the music industry, he and his wife moved back to Illinois to focus on community work.  Mr. Bohland's work history includes experience as a counselor for teens in residential treatment at Kemmerer Village, a case manager for homeless individuals with Homeward Bound, a public housing specialist with the Decatur Housing Authority, and several years as the client services coordinator and a contracted domestic violence certification trainer for Dove, Inc. Domestic Violence Program.

Mr. Bohland has been an active member of the Macon County Continuum of Care Homeless Advisory Council as well as the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  He remains involved with The Set Free Movement – Macon County Chapter as well as the Central Illinois Human Trafficking Task Force.  He is a 1st Cohort Graduate of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence Leadership Academy.  He served as Co-Chair of the ICADV Leadership Development Committee from 2017 until 2021.  Beyond standard Domestic Violence Certification, Mr. Bohland maintained Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional for several years, accumulating over 300 hours of continued education.  In 2020, Mr. Bohland was nominated and awarded Herald and Review's 20 under 40 Professionals in the Community.  He also currently maintains active involvement in men’s mentorship through First Christian Church in Decatur.  


Mr. Coates was appointed in July 2022. Mr. Coates holds an Associate Degree from Illinois Central College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Illinois State University, where he was also a student-athlete on the men’s basketball team and holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations from Bradley University. In 2021, he earned a certificate in Leadership with the McLean County Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of Peoria County Citizens Leadership Academy. In 2022, Mr. Coates was nominated and selected to the Pantagraph’s 20 Under 40 Leaders of Distinction Class for professionals in McLean County. 

Mr. Coates recently served as the Director of Communications at Bloomington Public School District 87 and as a McLean County Board Member. Most of his professional career has been in human services. Prior to these positions, he served as a Restorative School Specialist at Project Oz and while at The Children’s Home Association of Illinois, he served as a Clinical Coordinator of Youth Services and a Comprehensive Community Based Crisis Counselor (CCBYS). Mr. Coates is passionate in serving his community and is currently a member of several volunteer boards including: Project Oz, Bloomington-Normal Rotary Board of Directors and is a member of the Illinois State University Athletic Council.


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Dr. Globokar was appointed in July 2022.  Dr. Globokar holds a PhD in Criminology, Law, and Justice, an M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.  As a university professor she has taught courses including Criminology, Gangs & Society, and Emerging Trends & Issues in Corrections.  She has published works about victim services, family violence, crime causation, and community corrections.

Since 2017, Dr. Globokar has been deeply involved in anti-violence work on Chicago’s West side, most notably as the founding Chairperson of the Board for the highly regarded violence prevention and intervention program Boxing Out Negativity.


Mrs. Goff was appointed in May 2023.  Mrs. Goff has over thirty years of experience in leadership and corporate training. She worked at Golden Rule Insurance, where she wrote product training guides and trained personnel. She recently retired after 23 years from her role as Executive Director with Cra-Wa-La Volunteers in Probation, Inc. located in Lawrenceville, Illinois. In this role, she developed policies, procedures, and products designed to maximize the organization’s funding goals, and programs, and oversaw several programs including but not limited to the USDHHS Mentoring Children of Prisoners, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Meth Prevention & Intervention in the 2nd Judicial Circuit. Goff is a member of and Co-Founder of the Illinois Association of Juvenile Justice Councils, and the 2nd Circuit Juvenile Justice Council. She is a restorative justice trainer and practitioner. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Organization Management and Instructional Design from Ashford University.


Mr. Grubbs was appointed in November 2022.  He most recently served as the Chief of Police for the City of Carbondale.  As Chief of Police, Grubbs ensured that the entire force was trained in de-escalation and each officer was state certified as a juvenile officer.  Prior to Grubbs’ departure, efforts to train the entire department as Crisis Intervention Team Officers (CIT officers) had begun.  During his tenure, the City’s Uniform Crime Report index reached its lowest levels in more than 25 years. 

Prior to his appointment as Chief of Police, Grubbs served as a Deputy Chief of Police, Lieutenant, Sergeant, and as a police officer.  During his career in law enforcement, Grubbs was recognized by the Carbondale Police Department with the Chief’s Award of Valor and he is also a recipient of the Illinois Police Association’s Distinguished Law Enforcement Officer Award.

Grubbs received advanced, professional law enforcement training from the FBI National Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development programs in Quantico, VA.  Grubbs holds an Associate of Applied Science from Southeastern Illinois College and a Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


Mr. Heaton was appointed to the Board in May 2022.  He was a practicing attorney from 1985 – 2022, serving both as a federal prosecutor and as a defense attorney throughout his legal career.  For several years, Mr. Heaton was the Director of Public Safety in Illinois, supervising all of the public safety agencies and boards, and the Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor.  In addition, he served as the Chairman of the Statewide Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.  For several years, he taught a course at the University of Illinois College of Law regarding White Collar Crime.


Ms. Shoffner was appointed May 2022.  She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Creighton University School of Law.  As trial attorney for more than 25 years, Ms. Shoffner represented municipalities in all aspects of federal civil rights litigation, including Section 1983 constitutional violations.  She is also a former Circuit Court of Cook County judge where she was assigned a voluminous court call involving civil and misdemeanor cases.  Ms. Shoffner is an advisory member and lecturer of I Am A Gentleman, Inc., an organization that serves at-risk boys and young men of color, ages 13-20, from under-resourced communities.   


Ms. Terrones was appointed in June 2022.  She is the fourth daughter of Carmen, mother of Isabella, Claudia, and Victoria, and sister to eight siblings, and identifies as an American of Mexican Heritage.  

Ms. Terrones has thirty years experience as a Senior Administrator with the systems created to support young people to do better after committing an offense, Cook County Juvenile Probation Department and Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice. Underserved communities have tremendous promise, and Mrs. Terrones is driven to accompany promising communities to reach their promise through fostering empowerment and exposure to restorative justice. Prior to being appointed to the Board, Ms. Terrones was the Principal and Founder of Connecting RJ Communities, LLC, promoting a culturally responsive family engagement program that is trauma informed and designed under a restorative justice framework.  

Ms. Terrones is affiliated with the Annie E. Casey Foundation as an Applied Leadership Network member, working to lead the transformation of our criminal justice system locally and nationally to demonstrate positive outcomes for all stakeholders.

Ms. Terrones believes that one must have a love of self to accompany others and receive their experience as teachings and medicine.     


Ms. Tison was appointed in May 2023.  Ms. Tison was a practicing attorney, and her private law practice was focused on estate planning, probate, family law, adoptions, guardianships and social security disability. Ms. Tison began her law career as a public defender.  She has also been a certified mediator since 2006 and had an active mediation practice for issues surrounding parenting time.  Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked with patients who were discharged from state hospitals and provided emergency crisis intervention.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Education, a Master of Science in Education, and a Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University. 


Mr. Tupy was appointed in May 2021.  Mr. Tupy graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. He graduated from John Marshall Law School in 1982 and was a Staff Editor for Law Review.  Mr. Tupy became a Sangamon County Assistant State's Attorney and was the Chief of the Felony Division until 1995.  He worked in private practice and was the Republican Attorney for the Illinois House Criminal Law Committee.  He was also the attorney for the Prison Reform Committee; the Truth in Sentencing Committee and the Juvenile Reform Committee.  Mr. Tupy was Chief Legal Counsel for the Illinois Prisoner Review Board from 1998 to 2016 when he accepted the appointment as a Board Member for the Prisoner Review Board.