The Executive Producer of STAINS is Doris Mangrum, a nationally recognized authority on matters concerning the incarcerated and the formerly incarcerated parent, their families, the pangs of long separation and the reunification process. Doris is a trainer and motivational speaker. She has been a sought after expert on program and intervention design by correctional facilities,faith based and community organizations. She has been an advisor on family matters in high profile criminal cases, and an expert on movie detailing and screening. She is the author of "After The Bungy Jump, There's Still A Lot of Jerking Goin' On" and owner of Saidiana Productions, a company whose mission is to develop books, arts and media productions calling attention to the plight of families affected by incarceration. Her non-profit, Saidiana Works, Incorporated is dedicated to supporting resource linking, training and helping families navigate through separation by incarceration, military deployment, study abroad and any other reasons causing long periods of separation from family.
Doris has been a parenting professional for over 25 years with the last 20 focusing much of her efforts on incarcerated parents and the plight of their families. She is an adjunct instructor at Las Positas College in Livermore, California and has worked in various positions within a Northern California Correctional Facility since 1991.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., American Correctional Association, National Association of Black Journalists, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, e-Women Network, Lorenzo Alexander's ACES Foundation team, the Bay Area Business Roundtable and the California Jail Programmers Association.
She has appeared on numerous television and radio broadcasts including " View From the Bay" with Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang and was recently quoted in the UK Guardian at the height of the Phillip Garrido 18 year kidnapping case of Jaycee Dugard. Doris is the host and producer of "Let's Saidiana", a community awareness program aired weekly on KDYA - Gospel 1190 AM - "The Light"