Justice Advisory Council
The Alamance County Board of Commissioners is seeking an individual to fill an unexpired term on the Alamance County Justice Advisory Council. This person will serve as the representative of the “Consumer with lived mental health experience in long term recovery, NAMI representative or Community Advocate.”
Meeting Times: 1st Tuesday of each month from 8 am-9:30 am
Meeting Place: Family Justice Center Training Room @ 1950 Martin Street, Burlington NC 27217
Length of Terms: “at large” seats are staggered 2- year or 3- year terms
Contact Person: Linda Allison, Stepping Up Project Coordinator, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office
Contact Phone: (336) 290-0396
Purpose: The purpose of the Justice Advisory Council is to provide advisory oversight for the criminal justice continuum in a comprehensive, community-based, and cross-discipline approach. The council is made up of 25 voting members—six of which are members “at large” appointed by the county board of commissioners. These six-member “ at large” positions represent: 1) Local Defense Attorney 2) Faith-Based Organization Representative 3) Consumer with lived mental health experience in long term recovery, NAMI representative or Community Advocate 4) Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence or Human Trafficking Survivor, family member or Community Advocate ( at least 5 years removed from crisis services) 5) Local Psychiatrist and 6) Former Justice-Involved Community Representative ( 5 years with no arrest or indictment).