Justice Advisory Council
Meeting Times: 1st Tuesday of each month from 8 am-9:30 am
Meeting Place: Family Justice Center Training [email protected] 1951 Martin Street, Burlington, NC 27217
Length of Terms: 3 years
Contact Person: Linda Allison, Stepping Up Project Coordinator, Sheriff’s Office
Contact Phone: (336) 290-0396
Purpose: To provide oversight for the criminal justice continuum in a comprehensive, community-based, and cross-discipline approach. Six at large seats are appointed by the Board of Commissioners that 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 Advocate 5) Local Psychiatrist 6) Former Justice-Involved Individual.