Domestic Violence Commission

Domestic Violence Commission Members

The Domestic Violence Commission consists of 36 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 19, 2021 (10am to 2pm)
May 14, 2021 (10am to 2pm)
August 20, 2021 (10am to 2pm)
October 15, 2021 (10am to 2pm)


Council Members 
Carolina Alzuru Tiffany Bell Shelby Benton April Burgess-Johnson
The Honorable David Byrd Cathy Cloninger Hilary B. Cooper Kriquette Davis
Kristy Dickerson Dr. Jacqueline Dienemann, M.D. Saira Estrada Sherry Everett
Karen Fairley Surabhi Gawande Regina Gurley Casandra Hoekstra
Tonya Horton Cheryl Howell Jennifer Howell Holly Jones
Sarah Kirkman The Honorable Maureen Krueger Bryan Miller Sheriff Hans Miller
Sarah Owens Weeks Vickie Pait Sheriff Larry Pierce Nora Salinas
The Honorable Terri Sharp Sterleen Scott-Robbins Mary Catherine Stevens The Honorable Christine Strader
Annette Taylor Amy Vaughan-Jones Deborah M. Weissman The Honorable Robert M. Wilkins

Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2020 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
May 15, 2020 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
August 28, 2020 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
October 23, 2020 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved