NC Task Force for Safer Schools

The Center for Safer Schools Task Force was established in September 2013, by Executive Order 25, tasked to serve as an advisory body to the Center. The Task Force is comprised by appointed stakeholders to include parents, students, teachers, school administrators, law enforcement, juvenile justice professionals and mental health professionals.

The Task Force is divided into working groups to include School Climate and Discipline, Mental Health, Substance Use, Physical Security and Emergency Preparedness, School Resource Officers, and Gang Intervention.

 

APPOINTED TASK FORCE MEMBERS

William Lassiter

Task Force Chair

Deputy Commissioner Juvenile Justice, DPS

Caroline Daily

Task Force Vice Chair
School Climate Committee Chair

At Large-Public School Teacher

Greta Metcalf

Mental Health Committee Chair

Public School Psychologist

A.G Josh Stein

SRO Committee Chair

NC Justice Academy/Attorney General

Michelle Guarino

Gang Intervention Committee Chair

Gang Prevention & Intervention Expert

Matthew Knight

Physical Security & Emergency Preparedness Chair

Local Law Enforcement

Donna White

Member

At Large-General Assembly

Mike Daniska

Member

Secretary- DPS

Sheriff Robert Holland

Member

Local Law Enforcement

Jeff White

Member

Public School Administrator

William Ray

Member

Emergency Management- DPS

Sgt. Effrain Granda

Member

School Resource Officer

Wendy Jordan

Member

Public School Administrator

Freebird McKinney

Member

Public School Teacher

Ricky Parks

Member

Parent of Public School Student

Rachel Johnson

Member

DHHS Representative

Elizabeth Atkins

Member

Licensed School Counselor

Evelyn Bulluck

Member

Local School Board Nash-Rocky Mount

Christine Reddin

Member

At Large- Charter Schools

VACANT

Member

Local School Board

Evonne Moore

Member

Licensed Social Worker

Alan Duncan

Member

State Board of Education Member

Christopher Suggs

Member

GCC Member 

VACANT

Member

Student Member

VACANT

Member

Student Member