Oregon Department of Justice

CSVD Victim Response Section Advisory Committee

The Crime Victims’ Services Division/Victim Response Section Advisory Committee advises the Department of Justice, Crime Victims’ Services Division (CVSD), Victim Response Section (VRS), on the allocation and administration of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP), Oregon Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Fund (ODSVS), and Criminal Fine Account (CFA) Victim Assistance Program funds. The Advisory Committee has the goal of supporting/funding meaningful access to services for all victims/survivors of crime throughout Oregon. The membership is multidisciplinary and CVSD seeks to include representation of Oregon’s diverse populations, perspectives, and geography.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • May 22, 2014
    Time to be determined 
    Location:
    Crime Victims’ Services Division Office

    4035 12th St Cutoff SE, Suite 150A
    Salem, OR 97302
  • August 7, 2014
    Time and location to be determined
  • November 6, 2014
    Time and location to be determined

Past Meeting Approved Minutes:

Crime Victims Services Division Advisory Committee Members:

  • Allison Cleveland, Executive Director, The Gender Center, Inc.
  • Barb Palicki, Director, Curry County CAIC, Retired
  • Bob Robison, Community Justice Manager, Multnomah County, Retired
  • Chanpone Sinlapasai, Attorney at Law, M|M Immigration Law
  • Cheryl O'Neill, Domestic & Sexual Violence Coordinator DHS, Child Safety Unit
  • Daniel Staton, Sheriff, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
  • Desiree Coyote, Family Violence Services Program Manager, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Erin Ellis, Executive Director, Sexual Assault Resource Center
  • Jenna Harper, Training Coordinator, Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force
  • Justin Nelson, District Attorney, Morrow County
  • Kathryn Kelley, Program Manager, El Programa Hispano, UNICA, Catholic Charities
  • Kim Larson, Director, Marion County DA’s Office/Victim Assistance Division
  • Kris Billhardt, Executive Director, Volunteers of America Home Free
  • Kris Boler, Citizen Representative, Development & Operations Associate Mid-Columbia Health Foundation Former Executive Director, Helping Hands
  • Leona Ike, Supervisor, Parole & Probation Department, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation
  • Letetia Wilson, Executive Director, Center Against Rape & Domestic Violence
  • Lynne Whiteman, Director, Benton County DA-VAP
  • Merle Weiner, Phillip H. Knight Professor, University of Oregon
  • Michele Roland-Schwartz, Executive Director, Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force
  • Rebecca Orf, Juvenile Law Staff Counsel, Oregon Judicial Department
  • Robin Selig, State Support Unit Attorney, Oregon Law Center
  • Shirley Didier, Victims’ Rights Coordinator, DOJ/CVSD, Retired
  • Steve Bellshaw, Deputy Chief of Police, Salem Police Department
  • Sybil Hebb, Director of Legislative Advocacy, Oregon Law Center
  • Tawna Sanchez, Family Services Director, Native American Youth & Family Center
  • Terri Neimann, Academic Instructor, Tillamook Bay Community College 
  • Vanessa Becker, Founder, V Consulting
  • Vanessa Timmons, Executive Director, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Yelena Hanson, Program Coordinator, Russian Oregon Social Services