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Trish Marsik

Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice
Executive Director, Mayor's Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System
New York, NY, USA

Trish Marsik is the Executive Director for the Mayor’s Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System working out of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. In this position she oversees the implementation of the Task Force’s Action Plan which seeks to better serve people with behavioral health issue who come into contact with the criminal justice system. Prior to this she worked at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) in multiple positions including as Assistant Commissioner for Mental Health where she managed the development, implementation, and oversight of contracted mental health programs as well as policy and programmatic initiatives for all New York City residents. At DOHMH, Ms. Marsik also served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Early Intervention Program, a multi-million dollar federal entitlement program for children birth to three with delays and disabilities, as well as the Director of Project Liberty, New York City's mental health response to 9/11. Before joining DOHMH, Ms. Marsik directed service programs for people in New York City who were homeless, justice involved and/or had a mental illness including at Legal Aid and the Urban Justice Center. She graduated from the University of Michigan and holds a Master’s of Social Work degree from Columbia.

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