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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

Jennifer Velez, Commissioner, Department of Human Services
Designee: Natasha Johnson

David C. Hespe, Commissioner, Department of Education
Designee: Pending

John Jay Hoffman, Acting Attorney General, Department of Law and Public Safety
Designee:  Lauren F. Carlton

Gary M. Lanigan, Commissioner, Department of Corrections
Designee: Marisol Lloyd

Richard E. Constable, III, Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs
Designee: Pending

Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes, Superintendent, New Jersey State Police
Designee: Joseph Glennan

Mary E. O’Dowd, Commissioner, Department of Health and Senior Services
Designee: Gloria M. Rodriguez

Joseph Krakora, Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender
Designee: Lorraine Augostini

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

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

Carolyn Murray, Acting Essex County Prosecutor

NJ Assembly Member


NJ Senate Member

Hon. Shirley Turner, District 15
Designee: Shabnam Salih

Public Members

Diana Autin, Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Rhona Beadle*, New Jersey Children's Alliance
Marygrace Billek, Mercer County Department of Human Services
James Chester**, Foster and Adoptive Family Services
Kathy Collins*, Monmouth Cares
Rita Gulden, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey 
Pending, Youth Advocate
Maura Somers Dughi, Child and Family Advocate
Cynthia VanBrunt, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Monmouth County
Cecilia Zalkind, Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ)

** Former Member