CVSD Grant Management Section Advisory Committee

The Oregon DOJ’s Crime Victims’ Services Division (CVSD) Grant Management Section Advisory Committee advises the Grant Management Section 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)
  • Criminal Fine Account (CFA) Victim Assistance Program funds

The Advisory Committee’s goal is to support and fund meaningful access to services for all crime victims and survivors throughout Oregon. The membership is multidisciplinary, and CVSD seeks to include representation of Oregon’s diverse populations, perspectives, and geography.

CVSD Grant Management Section Advisory Committee Meeting and Members Information

Upcoming Meeting:

November 9 , 2017

9:00 a.m. – 12:30p.m.

Department of Justice Building
Kulongoski Conference Room
1162 Court St NE
Salem, OR  97301

CVSD Grant Management Section Advisory Committee Members:

  • Allison Cleveland, Executive Director, The Gender Center, Inc.
  • Barb Palicki, Director, Curry County CAIC, Retired
  • Chanpone Sinlapasai, Attorney at Law, M|M Immigration Law
  • Cheryl O’Neill, Domestic & Sexual Violence Coordinator DHS, Child Safety Unit
  • Debra Dority, State Support Unit Attorney, Oregon Law Center
  • Desiree Coyote, Family Violence Services Program Manager, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Erin Ellis, Executive Director, Sexual Assault Resource Center
  • Justin Nelson, District Attorney, Morrow County
  • Kathryn Kelley, Program Manager, El Programa Hispano, UNICA, Catholic Charities
  • Kelsey LeBrun Keswani, Program Director, CASA, Vancouver WA
  • Kim Larson, Director, Marion County DA’s Office/Victim Assistance Division
  • Kimberly Lane, Coordinator and  Advocate of the Siletz CARE Program, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
  • Kris Billhardt, Executive Director, Volunteers of America Home Free
  • Lauri Stewart, Communication Officer and Policy Analyst, DHS
  • 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, Oregon Judicial Department Staff Counsel, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Project
  • 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
  • Vanessa Timmons, Executive Director, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence