Marti Kovener

Marti Kovener brings to ILJ over 20 years experience in criminal justice and victim services, in non-profit and government organizational development, public policy development and implementation, needs assessment, strategic planning, grant and technical writing, resource development, facilitation, change management, curriculum development, training, and technical assistance.  Her areas of expertise include crime victim services, sexual and domestic violence, application of technology to non-profits and criminal justice agencies, collaboration, reaching un- and underserved victims of crime, and cultural competency.  She directed the national demonstration project, Victim Services 2000, from 1997-2002, a model network of victim service programs funded by the U.S. Department of Justice.  Under her leadership, VS2000 received the 2001 Program Leadership Award from the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance.  She also served as the Executive Director of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault from 1994-1997.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Women Studies / Psychology from the University of Colorado.  ()