Meet the OIG Team

Meet the Team

Lisa Judge

Lisa Judge, Inspector General

Lisa A. Judge leads the Office of Inspector General, and for the past two years she has built a department dedicated to critically examining SPD use of force and improving its policies, practices, and culture. Her works in progress geared towards institutional changes include community-involved sentinel event review of significant use of force events, recommending an officer peer intervention program, and developing an innovative training program with oversight partners and SPD for effective suspect and witness interviewing inspired by concerns of organizations like the Innocence Project. Lisa spent over 20 years as a Tucson City attorney and in-house counsel for the Tucson Police Department, guiding police management in constitutional policing. Lisa was an ACLU-approved trainer for court-ordered training on Fourth Amendment law and anti-bias for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Lisa earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona. She and her wife Kimberly enjoy spending time with their son and furry kids.


Amy Tsai

Amy Tsai, Deputy Inspector General

Prior to joining the Office of Inspector General, Amy was the supervising analyst for public safety, health and human services for the Seattle City Council. She staffed matters such as the Council's annual adoption of the Seattle Police Department budget and the police accountability legislation. Before that, Amy was a senior legislative analyst for the King County Council on public safety, public health, public defense, and other issues, and was honored to serve on the County's Equity and Social Justice Inter-Branch Team. She has also worked in areas of drug prevention program evaluation, court research, and civil rights. Amy has an M.S. in industrial/organizational psychology from Purdue University, a Ph.D. in psychology and J.D. from the University of Washington, and is a member of the Washington State Bar. Amy and her husband live in Seattle with two rambunctious boys.


Steve Komadina

Steve Komadina, Public Safety Auditor

Steve joined OIG after serving as a senior analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He conducted performance audits about a range of federal issues, including FEMA's employee misconduct policies, federal agencies' response strategies to illicit synthetic opioids, and TSA's efforts to enhance pipeline systems' security. Prior to GAO, Steve was an economist at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. His work there included conducting affordable housing market analyses in the Pacific Northwest and developing demand estimates for FHA multifamily housing underwriting. Steve has an M.A. in Applied Economics from Washington State University and a B.A. from Gonzaga University. In his free time, he likes hiking, cross-country skiing, reading, and going to the movies.


Dan Pitts

Dan Pitts, Public Safety Auditor

Dan previously worked for the Peace Corps Office of Inspector General as an Audit Program Analyst, where he performed audits of overseas operations and wrote the office's key report on Volunteer Drug Use. Prior to working for the agency's Inspector General, he served as an English Teaching Volunteer in Indonesia for two years. Dan has a master's degree in Public Affairs from the Evans School of Public Policy at the University of Washington.


Miroslava Meza

Miroslava Meza, Policy Supervisor

Miroslava has an MS in Mathematics from Claremont Graduate University and a BS and MS in industrial Engineering from the Monterey Technology and Science Institute. She is a certified Six Sigma professional. She has participated in a wide range of projects interconnected by statistics, mathematics, data analysis, problem-solving, six sigma and project management techniques. Before joining OIG she was project manager and main data scientist for a joint project between Southern California Edison and Claremont Graduate University, where she predicted and minimized volatility in Los Angeles power grid outages. She has taught statistical engineering and conducted demographic and social research regarding public policies and its impact on gender issues in Mexico.


Daniel Hernandez-Aldaco

Daniel Hernandez-Aldaco, Policy & Statistical Analyst

Daniel has six years working in policing and public safety for public, academic, and nonprofit institutions. Before joining OIG, Daniel was a consultant for Innovations for Poverty Action, where he researched the implementation of Operation Ceasefire in two California cities. Prior to that, Daniel was an advisor to the Undersecretary of the National Commission of Security in Mexico. His work included drafting federal public security policies, researching alongside academic partners, and preparing strategic briefings for the Federal Police Chief and the Federal Commissioner of Security. Daniel has a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, where he was named Julius Babbit Fellow, and a Master's in Economics from Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology. Besides public safety, Daniel focuses his work on racial and ethnic justice.


Conor McCracken

Conor McCracken, Policy & Statistical Analyst

Conor is a policy analyst with a passion for harnessing data to make government more effective and accountable to the public. Prior to joining the OIG, Conor worked as a data consultant and policy professional for a variety of organizations in the Seattle area. With the City of Tukwila, he authored a report on designing and implementing a citywide performance dashboard. At the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, he conducted research on emerging policy issues, including violence against Native American women and gig economy labor policy. Conor holds a Master of Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, specializing in policy analysis and evaluation and public financial management.


Anthony Finnell

Anthony Finnell, Strategic Initiatives Lead

Prior to joining the Office of Inspector General, Anthony was Interim Executive Director of the Community Police Review Agency (CPRA) in Oakland, CA, and the Executive Director of its predecessor, the Citizens' Police Review Board (CPRB). CPRA conducts independent investigations into allegations of officer misconduct in the Oakland Police Department. Before that, Anthony was a Supervising Investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) in Chicago, Illinois, overseeing IPRA misconduct complaint review, investigation compliance, and recommendations for disciplinary action for members of the Chicago Police Department. Anthony retired as a Sergeant for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) after a career spanning more than 23 years. During his tenure with IMPD, Anthony worked as a Unit Supervisor in the Community Affairs Branch, a Homicide Investigator, a Field Supervisor and a Field Training Officer. Anthony brings more than 29 years of experience in law enforcement and civilian oversight of law enforcement. He serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). Anthony holds a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Oakland City University. Anthony is married and has three adult children.


Lynn Erickson

Lynn Erickson, Audit & Investigations Specialist

Lynn comes to OIG with a diverse background conducting investigations, including in both the private and public sectors. Lynn's experience spans from civil rights investigations, to criminal defense and employment law investigations. More recently, Lynn conducted safety and quality compliance investigations for The Boeing Company's Office of Internal Governance. At Boeing, Lynn gained experience with internal systemic reviews to identify risk factors and to conduct root cause analysis. In 2018, Lynn earned a master's degree in Criminal Justice from Seattle University where she focused her studies on procedural justice and organizational reform. Lynn has lived in the Seattle area for more than 30 years and enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Allie McGehee

Alexandra McGehee, Operations Manager

Allie has served as a Fiscal and Policy Analyst at the City Budget Office, staffing department budgets related to police accountability. She also played an active role as an analyst working with the Seattle Police Department on body-worn video and community service officer community engagement. Prior to those roles, she worked as an analyst for the Seattle Municipal Court, where she assessed the Seattle Municipal Court Mental Health Court policies and practices against national standards. Recommendations resulted in the hiring of a Court program coordinator to manage adherence to best practices and centralize program administration. Allie has also worked in risk management, developing risk-reduction proposals related to improving team information exchanges and developing auditing criteria for new Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing content guidelines. Allie holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy & Governance.


Ross Reed

Ross Reed, Administrative Staff Assistant

Ross most recently comes to us from Seattle City Light, where he supported operations and did office management for the Customer Energy Solutions division. He worked previously in the executive office at Seattle Center and enjoyed attending campus events. Through his years working in Olympia with the Washington State Investment Board and Office of the State Actuary, he gained knowledge working in contracting, public records, and legislative processes. Ross was enlisted in the United States Air Force and performed in tank fuel system repairs on C-130s and A-10s, but later cross trained into Information Management. His hobbies include baking, hiking, and real estate.