Justice & Public Safety Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including ​criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee

Chair

David Hudson
County Judge
Sebastian County, Arkansas

 

Vice Chair

Alisha Bell
Commissioner
Wayne County, Michigan

 

Katie Cashion
Commissioner
Guilford County, North Carolina

 

George Dunlap
Commissioner
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

 

Sally Heyman
Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Florida

 

William Truex
Commissioner
Charlotte County, Florida

 

Subcommittee Chair

Paul Heimel (Courts and Corrections)
Commissioner
Potter County, Pennsylvania

 

Tammy Lee (Law Enforcement)
Commissioner
Bertie County, North Carolina

 

Darry Stacy (Homeland Security)
Commissioner
Cleveland County, Oklahoma

 

Janet Thompson (Juvenile)
Associate Commissioner
Boone County, Missouri

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Luis Alvarez (Law Enforcement)
Legislator
Sullivan County, New York

 

Michael Daniels (Courts and Corrections)
Director, Justice Policy & Programs
Franklin County, Ohio

 

Dennis Deer (Juvenile)
Commissioner
Cook County, Illinois

 

Daniel Degear (Homeland Security)
Town Supervisor
Madison County, New York

 

Paul Elliott (Law Enforcement)
Justice of the Peace
Pulaski County, Arkansas

 

Julia Fisher-Perrier (Homeland Security)
Councilwoman
St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

 

Judson Freed (Homeland Security)
Director, Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Ramsey County, Minnesota

 

Barry Hyde (Juvenile)
County Judge
Pulaski County, Arkansas

 

Christian Marcus (Law Enforcement)
Commissioner
Antrim County, Michigan

 

Mary Jo McGuire (Juvenile)
Commissioner
Ramsey County, Minnesota

 

Waymon Mumford (Law Enforcement)
Council Member
Florence County, South Carolina

 

David Nicholson (Courts and Corrections)
Circuit Court Clerk
Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, Kentucky

 

Heather Post (Courts and Corrections)
Councilwoman
Volusia County, Florida

 

Renee Price (Courts and Corrections)
Commissioner
Orange County, North Carolina

 

Shelia Stubbs (Law Enforcement)
Supervisor
Dane County, Wisconsin

 

Randy Thompson (Homeland Security)
Commissioner
Brunswick County, North Carolina

 

Stephanie Williams (Juvenile)
Commissioner
Kalamazoo County, Michigan

 

Contact

  • Associate Legislative Director – Justice and Public Safety  
    (202) 942-4217

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