Regina Huerter M.A.
Position: Policy Research Staff
Mappings of Focus:Sequential Intercept Model Mapping Workshops
Regina “Regi” Huerter joined Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA) in 2017 as Senior Project Associate to provide training and technical assistance to counties engaged in the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge and in particular, communities addressing the intersection of behavioral health and justice. Prior to joining PRA, she was the Executive Director of the Denver (Colorado) Office of Behavioral Health Strategies and Crime Prevention and Control Commission. Ms. Huerter is known nationally for her expertise in creating justice-system change, in particular behavioral health and trauma-informed practices, and for her work with gangs and youth subcultures. She has served on Colorado’s Criminal and Juvenile Justice Commission and the Governor’s Behavior Health Transformation Council. She is currently a founding board member for Caring For Denver Foundation, and is the recipient of several awards, including those she is most proud of—the 9 News “9 Who Care” and 2008 NAMI Colorado “Heroes in the Fight”—for advocacy and creating changes in the mental health/criminal justice system. Ms. Huerter holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Colorado.