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Co-Chairs

Allison Blake, Ph.D., Commissioner
Department of Children and Families

Dr. Martin A. Finkel, Medical Director
Child Abuse Research Education & Service (CARES) Institute

State Government Members

Elizabeth Connolly, Acting Commissioner, Department of Human Services
Designee: Natasha Johnson

David C. Hespe, Commissioner, Department of Education
Designee: Nancy Curry

Christopher S. Porrino, Acting Attorney General, Department of Law and Public Safety
Designee: Christian Arnold

Gary M. Lanigan, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Designee: Wendy White

Charles A. Richman, Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs
Designee: Jennifer Underwood

Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent, New Jersey State Police
Designee: Lt. Louis Andrinopoulos

Cathleen D. Bennett, Commissioner, Department of Health
Designee: Marilyn Gorney-Daley

Joseph Krakora, Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender
Designee: Seetha Holmes

Charles W. Dortch, Jr., Camden County Superior Court Judge
Designee: Stephanie Ullman

Gerald J. Council, Mercer County Superior Court Judge
Designee: Pending

Carolyn Murray, Acting Essex County Prosecutor
Designee: Pending

NJ Assembly Member

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Legislative District 37

Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz, Legislative District 21

NJ Senate Member

Hon. Shirley Turner, Legislative District 15
Designee: Meredith Rivera

Public Members

Mary Jane Awrachow, Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS)
Marygrace Billek, Mercer County Department of Human Services 
Anna Diaz-White 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc.
Esther M. East, Jewish Family and Children's Center of Clifton/Passaic
Rita Gulden, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey 
Honorable E. Marie Hayes, Freeholder, Ocean County
Matthew T. Schwartz, Youth Advocate
Sara T. Munson, Institute for Families, School of School Work, Rutgers University
Maura Somers Dughi, Child and Family Advocate
Richard A. Stagliano, Center for Family Services, Inc. 
Cecilia Zalkind, Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ)