The Justice Service Center Team
Over the past five years Jeanette Gordon has developed and implemented innovative programs for ex-offenders returning to society. As Program Director, she is charged with the task of pushing the re-entry agenda for more than 1200 men & women returning to Palm Beach County each year. She has created a structured reentry service platform, where ex-offenders can be engage as a citizen and receive aid. Mrs. Gordon manages a team of corporately trained professionals with a heart for social service. This unique blend enables the JSC to implement vital services in non-traditional methods. As director she has been instrumental in obtaining funding, recognition, and services to reduce recidivism in Palm Beach County. Mrs. Gordon holds a BA in Social Work from Florida A & M University and is near completing a Masters degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Gordon is actively involved in community outreach and youth mentoring.
Mr. Bullard is a household name for Reentry in the Palm Beach County Community. He has dedicated himself to building relationships with his clients in order to positively affect their lives. Currently Mr. Bullard serves as the Reentry Coordinator for the Justice Service Center, overseeing the services that are provided to men and women who are recently released from state or federal correctional facilities. Mr. Bullard has been in this role since 2007 and has extensive knowledge in post release needs and services for ex-offenders. In October of 2011 Mr. Bullard took on the role of RESTORE Case manager, where he works directly with inmates prior to their release from The Sago Palm Reentry Center in Pahokee, FL. In his spare time, Mr. Bullard volunteers as a coach of a community basketball team of at-risk youth in the Riviera Beach community.
The Justice Service Center would like to welcome its newest Case Manger, specializing in employment preparation, Tokeitha Brown. Mrs. Brown serves as the Justice Service Center Community Case Manager. Mrs. Brown has lived in Palm Beach County her entire life and is dedicated to giving back to her community. She has worked several years in the field of Social Service and is truly committed to helping people be successful. Her professional career as a Case Manager began in the Mental Health field. Later she would move on to work in the Substance Abuse field and then into Behavior Modification. Mrs. Brown truly has a passion for working with others. Mrs. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminology both from the Florida State University. Important aspects of her life include her family, her church, and her community.
Minnika Veasy is a recent graduate of Florida Atlantic University where she obtained a BA in Social Work minoring in Sociology. She serves as Case Manager on the RESTORE Project working directly with participants returning from the Sago Palm Reentry Prison in Pahokee, Florida. Ms. Veasy was born and raised in Riviera Beach, Fl. and from a young age held a passion for serving underprivileged communities. The effects of what she witnessed drew Ms. Veasy to begin volunteering in community church kitchens; working closing with the elderly and homeless populations. As her education continued in the field of social work Ms. Veasy began volunteering in the child protective unit at the Department of Children and Families and later interned with the Domestic Violence Unit at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department. Ms. Veasy actively serves as a Volunteer Domestic Violence Advocate. She is also the youth liaison at her church. Ms. Veasy’s motto for life is “By helping one you’re helping others”.