Hampton has been involved in delivering reentry programming since ‘09, first at USP Canaan in Waymart &, for the past 5 years, at Pike County Correctional Facility (PCCF). During which he wrote “Choosing Forgiveness” and “Choosing Integrity,” two 12-week courses currently being used at PCCF with male & female inmates. Hampton & Gean were 2 of the original 3 men that incorporated Choosing Integrity as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in PA in 2014.
Director & Chairman
Gean has been involved in prison reentry programs since 2009. He began by working within the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) at USP Canaan and in 2015, added the Pike County Correctional Facility (PCCF) to his volunteer work. At Canaan, Gean works within the Religious Services Department teaching faith-based programming. At PCCF, he teaches employment skills to men in the reentry program: Actively Reducing Recidivism Opens Windows (ARROW).
Luke’s work and passion are largely focused on improving the health and wellness of communities through utilization of education and prevention tools, enhancing access to care, advocacy, collaboration and coalition building. Much of his extensive career in healthcare and human services has been dedicated to leveraging health system and community resources to enrich the lives and overall wellbeing of individuals and families.
Jack is a retired DOJ-Federal Bureau of Prison’s employee with over 30 years of experience working with the incarcerated, attorneys and law enforcement. While employed with the government, he worked in case management capacities for the Correctional Programs Division, which included assignments in the Philadelphia Regional Office and the New York City Community Corrections Office.
As the founder and director of a non-profit organization now in its 23rd year, and a board member or chairperson of other community and church organizations, Martha is well established in the Pike County community. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, an Master of Science in Food Science from Cornell University and an Master of Science in Psychology from Kaplan University.
Steve not only serves on the Board of Directors of Choosing Integrity, Inc, he is also the President of the United Way of Pike County and an Advisory Council member of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Berks, Pike & Wayne Counties. He earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1979 from the University of Miami School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and History in 1974 from the Pennsylvania State University.
Marti began her career as a correctional officer in 1992, in Texas and promoted to positions with greater responsibility through the ranks of the Correctional Programs Division. She activated one of the very first Residential Drug Abuse Programs in the federal prison system as a case manager. She was on the team which activated the largest detention center in the Bureau of Prisons in the position of unit manager in 2000.