Holly Matthews is the Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC). The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is a unit of local government that provides an integrated criminal justice information system, criminal history record checks, and management of federal grant dollars to Lucas County and Northwest Ohio. Ms. Matthews has worked for the CJCC since 2001.
Ms. Matthews has contributed to the following reports: Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) in the Lucas County Juvenile Justice System: Assessment Report (2008); Shattered Lives: A Report pf Domestic Violence Fatalities in Lucas County Ohio: 2003-2006 (2007); The Analysis of Teen Pregnancy Issues in Lucas County (2007); The Data and Evaluation Network Report on the Family Cycle of Domestic Violence in Lucas County (2005); Sharing Justice Information: A Capability Assessment Toolkit (2005); and The Refocus Center (2001). She is active in local criminal justice reform committees, including: Behavioral Health/Criminal Justice Committee (Chair, Data Subcommittee); the Chief’s Advisory Board, Toledo Police Department; Cross System Mapping Group (Core Planning Team Member); Grant Review Team Member (Lucas County Jobs and Family Services, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Office of Criminal Justice Services, Ohio Department of Youth Services); Justice Advisory Council, Lucas County Commissioner’s Round Table on Domestic Violence; Lucas County Data and Evaluation Network; Lucas County Domestic Violence Taskforce (Secretary); Lucas County DMC Workgroup; Lucas County Youth Treatment Center Advisory Board; Ohio DMC Subcommittee; Reentry Coalition of Northwest Ohio; Youth Reentry Taskforce; Safety + Justice Challenge Core Planning Group; Toledo CIRV (System Team Co-Owner); and the University of Toledo Criminal Justice Advisory Board. Ms. Matthews earned her J.D. from the University of Toledo, and her B.A. from The College of Wooster. She is admitted to the Ohio Bar.