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Restorative Justice Director
Office of Restorative Justice
 (707) 544-9080

Diocese of Santa Rosa
985 Airway Court 
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone: (707) 545-7610

Deacon John Storm

John Storm is the Director of Catholic Restorative Justice Ministries for the Diocese of Santa Rosa. He is a Deacon of the Catholic Church and was ordained in 2012. Prior to ordination, John worked as an investigator for the Probate Division of the Sonoma County Superior Court for five years and was a federal probation officer in the Northern District of California, a deputy probation officer for San Francisco and Contra Costa Counties and a Counselor at the San Francisco Youth Guidance Center and Boys’Ranch, for a total of over 35 years. During his career, John was a lecturer at the University of San Francisco and on the adjunct faculty of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Academy. He is a co-author of two U.S. Probation Office training manuals and author of the article “What U.S. Probation Officers Do” published in Federal Probation Quarterly (March 1997). John is married and resides with his wife in Santa Rosa, California.  He serves on the Boards of Directors for the Center for Restorative Justice Works and for the Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Service in Sonoma County, and the San Quentin Advisory Council for KAIROS International Prison Ministry.