Domestic Violence Commission

Domestic Violence Commission Members

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 13, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
May 15, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
August 28, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
October 23, 2020 (10am to 2pm)


Council Members 
Carolina Alzuru Tiffany Bell Shelby Benton April Burgess-Johnson (Chair)
The Honorable David Byrd Cathy Cloninger Phillip Coates Hilary B. Cooper
Dawn, Kriquette Davis Kristy Dickerson Dr. Jacqueline Dienemann, M.D. Saira Estrada
Sherry Everett Karen Fairley Surabhi Gawande Regina Gurley
Angela L. Harris  Casandra Hoekstra Tonya Horton Cheryl Howell
Jennifer Howell Holly Jones The Honorable Maureen Krueger Sheriff Hans Miller
Vickie  Pait Sheriff Larry Pierce Robin Ramsey Nora Salinas
The Honorable Terri Sharp Sterleen Scott-Robbins Mary Catherine Stevens Annette Taylor
Deborah M. Weissman The Honorable Robert M. Wilkins    

Meeting Minutes

February 15, 2019 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
May 17, 2019 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
August 9, 2019 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved
October 18, 2019 DV Commission Meeting Minutes Approved