Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Advisory Committee

The Crime Victim and Survivor Services Division (CVSSD) hosts the Batterer Intervention Program (BIP) Advisory Committee. The Committee meets three to four times a year and is responsible for making changes to administrative rules, approving pilot projects and other work critical to the program’s statewide mission.

For a complete list of BIPs, please see the Oregon Batterer Intervention Providers Directory (PDF) »

Contact the CVSSD BIP Advisory Committee

Shannon Sivell, CVSSD Director

Phone: 503-378-5348

BIP Advisory Committee Members:

  • Amy Benedum, Oregon Judicial Department
  • Vivien Bliss, Solutions Domestic Violence Intervention Program
  • Saydyie DeRosia, Department of Corrections
  • Melissa Erlbaum, Clackamas Women’s Services
  • Jon Hansen, Oregon Department of Corrections
  • Chris Huffine, Allies in Change Counseling Center
  • Scott Hyde, Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors
  • Maureen Lowell, San Jose State University
  • Eric Mankowski, Portland State University
  • Marci Nelson, Washington County Community Corrections
  • Shannon Sivell, Department of Justice
  • Vanessa Timmons, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Upcoming BIP Advisory Committee Meetings:

  • July 26, 2024
  • October 25, 2024

Previous BIP Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes:

For a copy of archived minutes, please reach out to

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