Civilian of the Month
Ms. Jillian Santillanez, POM Victim Advocate
Ms. Jillian Santillanez was able to achieve critical protection for the twelve victims of domestic abuse requesting victim advocacy support. She made time to develop and deliver a Mindful Relationship class for couples with the intent to build and strengthen healthy Families. Ms. Santillanez developed and delivered a Tactical Breathing for Stress Relief, Mindfulness and Relaxation class for the POM Police Department. Additionally, in February, Ms. Santillanez, as a GS-9, stepped up to fill the void of the injured GS-11 New Parent Support Program Manager. She also represented the USAG POM Family Advocacy Program Manager at Monterey County Domestic Violence Collations Council at the Monterey County Distric Attorney's Office on 28 Feb. 2018. During that meeting, Ms. Santillanez shared her best practices for obtaining a higher percentage of complex and sometimes difficult rulings.