172020Sep

Alamance County Justice Advisory Council Accepting Applications for Commissioner Appointed Members

The Alamance County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizens to fill five positions on the Alamance County Justice Advisory Council. Each appointee will be appointed to an initial 2 or 3-year term. The five (5) appointed positions are as follows:

  1. Faith Based Representative: Member of the Clergy or lay person active in community service
  2. Defense Attorney who is a member of local bar association
  3. Licensed Psychiatrist
  4. Mental Health Consumer with lived experience, NAMI Representative or Advocate
  5. Domestic Violence Victim Survivor, Family Member or Advocate

The purpose of the Alamance County Justice Advisory Council is to provide oversight for the criminal justice continuum in a comprehensive, community-based and cross-discipline approach as it responds to issues that require a community response including Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, Mental Illness and Detention and other justice related issues. The Council consists of 19 standing members, by virtue of their position in the county and the above noted 5 appointed members at large.

Meetings: Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. Location TBA effective October 2020.

To Apply: Please visit our website www.alamance-nc.com/boardscommittees/ and submit an online application, or download a copy of the application and submit it via email to the Clerk to the Board at: tory.frink@alamance-nc.com or by postal mail:

Alamance County Office Building
Attn: T. Frink, Clerk to the Board
124 West Elem St.
Graham, NC 27253

You can stop by the County Office Building and pick up an application or contact the Clerk to the Board at 336-570-4042.  Applications will be accepted no later than Friday, October 2nd, 5pm.