Jennifer Landhuis, M.S.
Jennifer is the Director of the Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC), a project of AEquitas. SPARC is an initiative aimed at ensuring first responders and other allied professionals have the specialized knowledge to identify and respond to the crime of stalking. SPARC also provides the tools, resources, and support needed to promote victim safety and offender accountability in stalking cases. Jennifer began her career as an advocate for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking where she spent a decade providing these services as well as public education on these issues. Jennifer also served as the Director of Social Change at the Idaho Coalition where she led statewide projects such as the Idaho Victim Assistance Academy and the Idaho Coordinated Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence. Jennifer has been an advocate and educator on the issues of stalking, domestic violence, and sexual assault for 23 years and has her Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice.
Jane Anderson brings her expertise in prosecuting domestic violence, stalking, sexual violence, and human trafficking to her role as an Attorney Advisor with AEquitas. Prior to joining AEquitas, Jane served as a prosecutor in Miami, Florida where she tried many of the state’s first human trafficking cases. In her role as a founding member of the Human Trafficking Unit, Jane developed policies to better identify and provide necessary services to trafficking victims, while ensuring offender accountability through the use of digital evidence and creative charging decisions. Jane also served as a supervisor in the Domestic Violence Unit, where she trained new attorneys and oversaw the prosecution of domestic violence, stalking, and violations of protection orders. Throughout her career, Jane prosecuted felony-level crimes of all types, including homicide, kidnapping, and sexual assault. Jane graduated cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mark Kurkowski retired in his 28th year, as a law enforcement officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Kurkowski has 24 years of experience and training in investigating incidents of intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual assault, while he was assigned to the Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART Unit), The Grants To Encourage Arrest Program, and the St Louis Regional Domestic Violence Prevention Team. Mr. Kurkowski provides trainings on a local, statewide, and national level. He is currently an independent consultant to the Stalking, Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center, through AEquitas and previously with the Stalking Resource Center as well as the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. He is a certified instructor with BK Forensics, a consultant for the US Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime-Training and Technical Assistance Center, and an instructor with the National Sheriffs Association.