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Domestic Violence Commission

The Domestic Violence Commission consists of 39 members, who reflect the geographic and cultural regions of the State. The purpose of the Commission is to (i) assess statewide needs related to domestic violence, (ii) assure that necessary services, policies, and programs are provided to those in need, (iii) strengthen the existing domestic violence programs which have been established pursuant to G.S. 50B-9 and are funded through the Domestic Violence Center Fund, and (iv) recommend new domestic violence programs.

Meeting Dates

February 15, 2019
May 17, 2019
August 9, 2019
October 18, 2019


Council Members 

Christy Agner Carolina Alzuru Tiffany Bell

Shelby Benton 

April Burgess-Johnson (Chair) The Honorable David Byrd Cathy Cloninger 

Phillip Coates

Hilary Cooper Kriquette Dawn Davis Dr. Jacqueline Dienemann

Saira Estrada

Karen Fairley Erica Gallion Surabhi Gawande 

Angela Harris 

Casandra Hoekstra  Tonya Horton Cheryl Howell

Holly Jones

The Honorable Maureen Krueger Hans Miller Vickie Pait

Robin Ramsey 

Terri Sharp Starleen Scott-Robbins Mary Catherine Stevens

Annette Taylor

Lynn Taylor Pamela Thompson Dean Tolson

Deborah Weissman

The Honorable Robert Wilkins 



Meeting Minutes

February 15, 2019 DV Meeting Minutes Approved