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OCO Leadership Team

Angee Schrader - Senior Corrections Ombuds - Investigations

Angee (she/her) is a member of the OCO Leadership Team and has held multiple positions within the OCO since she was hired in January 2019. Over the past ten years,  she has been active in her community by offering one-on-one support for individuals struggling with substance abuse disorder by developing recovery plans, coping methods, and rehabilitation strategies. She believes in trauma-informed care, which is defined as practices that promote a culture of safety, empowerment, and healing. Angee has an Associate’s Degree from Pierce Community College and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Community Psychology at New Mexico State University.

Contact: Angee Schrader

Elisabeth Kingsbury, J.D. - Deputy Director

Elisabeth (she/her) is a member of the OCO Leadership Team and has worked at legal aid and policy organizations around the country. Her previous roles include senior researcher at Community Voices at Morehouse School of Medicine, Mental Health Unit staff attorney at Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, and Equal Justice Works Americorps attorney at Legal Assistance of Western New York. Elisabeth earned her JD at Northeastern School of Law, where she was named a Public Interest Law Scholar, and her BA in Political Science at Boston University.

Contact: Elisabeth Kingsbury

Caitlin Robertson, Ph.D. - Director

Caitlin Robertson, Ph.D. (she/her), has the honor to serve as the Governor's appointed Corrections Ombuds and the agency director of the OCO. 

Caitie joined the OCO in early 2020 as an assistant ombuds where she worked in high-priority investigations related to severe bodily harm and staff conduct. In June 2022, Governor Inslee appointed her to lead the state agency. In addition to her work at the OCO, Caitie co-chairs the Public Safety Chapter of the United States Ombudsman Association and is a selected member of the Jail and Prison Oversight Steering Committee at the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement.  

She is committed to the OCO's five core values: Integrity; Respect; Collaboration; Equity; and Courage, which she believes perfectly align with her north stars: "the way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them," Ida B. Wells and "Actions Not Words," Cornelia Connelly. 

Prior to joining the OCO, she worked with nonprofit organizations and government agencies focusing on workforce development; as a restorative justice facilitator and college educator inside prisons; and with student development at Gonzaga University and the University of Oregon. 

Robertson holds a doctorate of philosophy from Gonzaga University, a graduate certificate in justice and peace studies from the Iliff School of Theology, an instructor certificate from the Inside-Out Training Institute at Temple University, and a master's degree in conflict and dispute resolution from the University of Oregon School of Law. 

 Contact: Caitlin Robertson, Ph.D.  

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