Margot Isman has varied experience in systems improvement consulting working with organizations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their monitoring and evaluation systems. Margot supports CJI’s work on the Justice Reinvestment Initiative project as well as the Mental Health Task Force in South Dakota. Previously, Margot served as the Managing Director of Vera Solutions, providing technical assistance to non-profits on the implementation of data collection and analysis systems, and as a Legislative Aide in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Margot is committed to improving the effectiveness of criminal justice systems through evidence-based policies. Margot holds a BA in History from Stanford University and a MA in International Affairs from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.