Individualized Community Oriented Accountability Collaborative Help (iCoach)


Wednesday, February 28, 2024
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Session Type: Workshop

Individualized Community Oriented Accountability Collaborative Help (iCoach). iCoach is an overarching approach to community supervision. The model is backed by the most recent science and provides more support and advocacy for those within the criminal justice system earlier in their reentry process. The aim of iCoach is to positively impact supervised individuals through two philosophies: Community Reintegration and Enhanced Supervision. Community Reintegration focuses on frontloading programs, resources, and services to support reentry. This is accomplished by using the iCoach pre-release planning process to include conducting a community reintegration wrap-around meeting with the individual releasing from prison and other stakeholders who can assist with reentry. Enhanced supervision is focused on how engagement, responsivity, assisting/advocacy, and coaching can be used during structured contacts, to build safer communities. The goal of the iCoach model is to meet the agency strategic anchors, which includes our mission of “Improving public safety by positively changing lives.”


Mr. Mac Pevey
Assistant Secretary, WA State Dept of Corrections

Mac began his career with the Washington State Department of Corrections on June 1, 1999 as Community Corrections Officer in Port Orchard. He has promoted through the ranks in the Community Corrections Division (CCD), serving as a Community Corrections Supervisor in Seattle and Kent/Federal Way, Electronic Monitoring Program Administrator, Field Administrator for Pierce/Kitsap counties and as a Regional Administrator for the East. Today, Mac serves as the Assistant Secretary for CCD, a role that he has been in since 2017. Mac has his Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Seattle University and his Masters of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Washington State University. Additionally, he is a graduate of the National Institute of Corrections' Executive Excellence Program (2015), recipient of the Secretary's Leadership Award (2013), WSU Distinguished Professional Achievement Award for Criminal Justice and Criminology (2018), and most recently the recipient of the Seattle University Advisory Committee of the Year – Innovation in Criminal Justice Education Award (2022). Mac has also served as an adjunct professor of criminal justice at Seattle University since 2004 and is an inaugural member of their Criminal Justice Advisory Board.

Kristine Skipworth
Regional Administrator, WA State Dept of Corrections

Kristine M. Skipworth is a 1990 graduate of Gonzaga University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. While in college she was employed with the Spokane County Juvenile Court as a Juvenile Probation Officer Intern and as a Juvenile Corrections Officer at the Juvenile Detention facility. Upon graduation from college she obtained employment with Echo Glen Children’s Center and was one of two female juvenile security guards working in a maximum security unit. 30 years ago, in 1993, she was hired by the Department of Corrections where she began her career as a Community Corrections Officer 2 in the Burien Field Office. She worked in partnership with local law enforcement and was integral in the establishment of SMART partnerships with various King County Sheriffs agencies. She was later promoted to a CCO3. During her tenure as a CCO3, she was invited to participate in a legislative workgroup to write and provide critical review of draft legislation and feedback as to content and effect of the proposed Drug Offender Sentence Alternative (DOSA) legislation prior to it becoming a law. At the conclusion of this committee she was offered a position of Legislative Program Manager with the Departments Chemical Dependency unit and was responsible to establish policy, manage and implement the Drug Offender Sentence Alternative (DOSA) legislation for the Department. Since this time she has held various Community Corrections Supervisor positions to include Work Release and Field units in King and Pierce County. Kristine was hired as the Section 4 Field Administrator (FA) in DOC’s Community Corrections Division for all of Pierce County, overseeing 12 Units, 1 Work Crew, and the Western Region Transport Team with a combined total of 143 staff. For the past 7 years, Kristine has been working as the Community Corrections Division, Regional Administrator for Eastern Washington. In this role she is responsible for all operational, policy and staff within Community Corrections in Eastern Washington. She is also responsible for the supervision and oversight of the Graduate Reentry Program, the Parenting Sentencing Alternative program and is the Executive Sponsor/Program lead for the agencies most recent supervision initiative Individualized Community Oriented Accountability Collaborative Help (iCoach). Kristine has been married for

Markie Sohn
Community Corrections Program Manager, WA State Dept of Corrections

MARKIE SOHN Markie is a seasoned corrections professional leader with a passion for innovation and implementing evidence-based projects. She has worked for 21 years at WA DOC.

Lisa M. Taylor
Community Corrections Supervisor iCoach Transition and Resources, WA State Dept of Corrections

LISA M. TAYLOR Lisa holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Lewis-Clark State College. She has worked for WA DOC for 7 years as a Community Corrections Supervisor.

Todd Wiggs
CC Supervisor, WA State Dept of Corrections

TODD WIGGS Todd is a graduate of Washington State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology and Sociology. He has worked for WA DOC for the past 36 years holding various positions.