Dr. Flower is a member of the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Women Offender Management Workgroup since 2009, including serving as Chairperson from 2010 to 2013. In this role, Dr. Flower conducted a recidivism analysis of women returning from Maryland State Prison from 2007 through 2010 (See report here).
She was also a board member for the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women College Degree Program from 2010 to 2014. This non-profit organization supports the Goucher Prison Education Program (GPEP) in providing incarcerated women the opportunity to participate in college credit and developmental classes.
In 2013, Dr. Flower volunteered to assist Guiding Eyes for the Blind Guide Dog School in Yorktown Heights, New York by conducting statistical analysis of surveys completed by graduates of the school. Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited guide dog school known for its cutting-edge training programs, commitment to excellence, and dedication to its elite and superbly trained guide dogs. Subsequent to this project, in the fall of 2014, Guiding Eyes engaged Choice Research Associates to conduct analysis of a longitudinal survey, currently an ongoing project.
From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Flower volunteered with Onesimus Human Resource Development, Inc. which operates Camp Hope, under the direction of Rev. Tim Warner. Camp Hope is a ministry partnership that provides children of incarcerated parents with a free transformational week of summer camp.