The Agency Leadership Team (ALT) develops and implements the agency’s strategic direction, operational tactics, and agency-wide policy. The ALT draws upon its diverse set of skills, expertise, and experiences to function as a high-performing team.

Kelli Thompson – State Public Defender 

Michael Tobin – Deputy State Public Defender 

Catherine Dorl – Trial Division Director 
Jennifer Bias – Affirmative Action Officer & Deputy Trial Division Director 
Randy Kraft – Communications Director 
Anna Oehler – Budget Director 
Devon Lee – Legal Counsel 
Adam Plotkin – Legislative Liaison 
Gina Pruski – Training Director 
Kathy Pakes – Assigned Counsel Division Director 
Marla Stephens – Appellate Division Director 
Gail Zaucha – Chief Information Officer