Christine Herrman

Christine joined Vera in January of 2014. During her time at Vera, she oversaw Center on Sentencing and Corrections projects relating to conditions of confinement, including the Segregation Reduction Project, the National PREA Resource Center Project, the European-American Project, and others. Prior to joining Vera, Christine was the executive director of the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force, where she worked on policy development and advocacy, provided statewide and national training and technical assistance, and led a task force of nearly 200 professionals. Previously, she was a deputy prosecuting attorney in King County, Washington, where she concentrated on prosecution of sex crimes and crimes against children. Christine grew up in Ketchikan, Alaska, and began her career as a community services specialist in a community-based agency providing services to victims of sexual and domestic violence. Christine has a BS in sociology and political science from the University of Utah, and a JD from Duke University.