Our Story

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is a Florida-based nonprofit corporation consisting of a highly experienced team of professionals equipped with the knowledge and ability to respond to the needs of criminal justice agencies across the country. IIR has a 46-year history of successfully administering numerous nationally recognized programs that are designed to positively impact local, state, federal, tribal, and territorial law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.

Our Mission

Creating and delivering dynamic solutions for our criminal justice partners and communities.

Man describing concept

Our Expertise

The IIR team includes more than 200 staff members and more than 360 subject-matter experts whose backgrounds include law enforcement leadership, officer safety and wellness, gang prevention and intervention, criminal intelligence, fusion centers, violence reduction, information sharing, data analysis, project management, writing, training development and delivery, and event administration.

200+

Staff Members

360+

Subject-Matter Experts

IIR develops and delivers training to support law enforcement and the criminal justice field.

IIR provides support to assist agencies in developing strategies and approaches to meet agency needs.

IIR specializes in law enforcement- and criminal justice-related research and guidance development.

IIR’s approach includes strategic planning, organization, and financial management to ensure success.

Areas of Expertise

Our Vision

Answering today's challenges with tomorrow's solutions

OUR LOCATIONS

Our Team — Board of Trustees

Picture of Gina Hartsfield
GINA HARTSFIELD

Chair
IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Lee Miller
DAN STUMP

President
Chief Executive Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Rick Gregory
RICK GREGORY

Vice Chair
IIR Board of Trustees
Senior Advisor

Picture of Bob Cummings
BOB CUMMINGS

Senior Advisor
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Lee Miller
JORGE DURAN

Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Bob Cummings
Dan Isom

Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Adam Lehmann
Adam Lehmann

Executive Vice President
Chief Information Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Michelle Miller
Michelle Miller

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Mike Ramage
Mike Ramage

Senior Legal Advisor
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Our Team — Corporate Officers

Picture of Gina Hartsfield
GINA HARTSFIELD

Chair
IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Lee Miller
DAN STUMP

President
Chief Executive Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Rick Gregory
RICK GREGORY

Vice Chair
IIR Board of Trustees
Senior Advisor

Picture of Michelle Miller
Michelle Miller

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Adam Lehmann
Adam Lehmann

Executive Vice President
Chief Information Officer
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

Picture of Meena Harris
MEENA HARRIS

Executive Vice President
Director, Center for Youth and Community Justice Initiatives

Picture of Patty Dobbs
PATTY DOBBS HODGES

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Violent Crime Reduction

Picture of Clay Jester
Clay Jester

Senior Vice President
Chief Technology Officer

Picture of Clay Jester
Tom L’Esperance

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for National Policy Engagement and Information Sharing Initiatives

Picture of Clay Jester
Donna Jean Lindquist

Senior Vice President
Director, Communications

Picture of Kathy Masterson
KATHLEEN MASTERSON

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Picture of Michelle Nickens
MICHELLE NICKENS

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Victim Services and Support Initiatives

Picture of Clay Jester
Terri Pate

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Justice and Public Health Initiatives

Picture of Richard Ward II
RICHARD H. WARD III

Senior Vice President

Picture of Brian Williams
Brian Williams

Senior Vice President
Multimedia

Our Team — Directors

Picture of Meena Harris
NICOLE ALFORD

Chief of Staff
Director, Business Intelligence

Picture of Meena Harris
David Carter

Director, Research

Picture of Meena Harris
Patricia Giese

Director, Grants Management and Administrative Services

Picture of Meena Harris
MEENA HARRIS

Executive Vice President
Director, Center for Youth and Community Justice Initiatives

Picture of Patty Dobbs
PATTY DOBBS HODGES

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Violent Crime Reduction

Picture of Brian Williams
Suzanne Hudson

Director, Human Resources

Picture of Clay Jester
Tom L’Esperance

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for National Policy Engagement and Information Sharing Initiatives

Picture of Clay Jester
Donna Jean Lindquist

Senior Vice President
Director, Communications

Picture of Lee Miller
Lee Miller

Director, Special Initiatives

Picture of Michelle Nickens
MICHELLE NICKENS

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Victim Services and Support Initiatives

Picture of Clay Jester
Terri Pate

Senior Vice President
Director, Center for Justice and Public Health Initiatives

Picture of Sonia Quinones
Sonia Quiñones

Director, Center for Law Enforcement Safety and Wellness

Picture of Lee Miller
Diane Ragans

Director, Center for Justice and Community Collaboration