CCOC Staff

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John Dew
Executive Director

John has been the Executive Director since 2003. He has over 40 years of government and managerial experience including positions with the Legislature, Court System, and Auditor General. John holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Florida State University.


He is the lead staff of the CCOC Executive Council, oversees the CCOC office staff and operations, and is assisting in the development and implementation of the Guardianship database.






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Griffin Kolchakian
Budget and Communications Director

Griffin joined the CCOC in May 2021. He brings a wealth of knowledge in budget and finance, including positions at the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Financial Services, the Governor’s Office of Policy and Budget, and Department of Law Enforcement. Tallahassee-born and raised, Griffin practices service through the Capital Brotherhood of Tallahassee and Tallahassee Friends of Our Parks Foundation. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with family and friends.


He is the lead staff for the Budget Committee; oversees the monthly reconciliations and the yearly settle-up process, and manages the CCOC social media platforms and the CCOC website.



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Leonard Carper
Data Quality Officer

Leonard is a retired school teacher and retired military veteran who began with the CCOC in 2013 while still serving on active duty. He has served in the United States Air Force and the Army National Guard. He brings extensive budget and military accounting experience to the CCOC. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University and his Master’s from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.


He is the primary contact regarding report intake, quality assurance reviews, reporting questions, and data extracts.





Barb Blankenship
Office Manager

Barb joined the CCOC team in March of 2024.  She relocated to Florida from Oklahoma and has 35 years of office administration experience, including working with the State of Florida and the State of Oklahoma.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Central Missouri State University.  Outside of work, Barb enjoys spending time with family and friends.





Performance, Policy, & Education Director





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Johnny Petit
Actuarial Performance Analyst

Johnny joined the CCOC team in February 2018. He brings considerable mathematical and statistical experience to the organization having previously held positions at the Department of Financial Services. Johnny holds a bachelor's degree in Pure Mathematics, a master's degree in Financial Mathematics, and he is currently pursuing a doctoral degree. He currently teaches math at Tallahassee Community College. Outside of work, he enjoys running and spending time with his wife and two children.


He is the primary contact regarding revenue projections, statistical analysis, quarterly performance reporting, and other detailed reporting analyses.




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Nikę Campbell
Budget Manager I

Nikę has 20 years of budget and finance experience. She has worked in a financial management capacity at local and state law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. She has also managed federal, state and local grant programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics, minor in Political Science from Howard University, a master’s degree in International Development from American University, and a master’s degree in Public Administration and pursuing a Public Administration and Policy doctoral degree at Florida State University. She is a mentor and trainer, passionate about investing her knowledge and skills in others. She enjoys reading, writing, watching movies and family time.