Oklahoma Attorney General - www.oag.ok.gov
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advisory Council
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advisory Council 2009 Regular Meeting Schedule
The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advisory Council is nine-member committee appointed by the Attorney General.
Four of the members are selected from a list of eight nominees provided by the Oklahoma Coalition on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and five of the members are selected by the Attorney General from the State of Oklahoma at large; provided, that of the members selected by the Attorney General from the state at large, one member shall be a representative of any domestic violence programs funded through or by the Attorney General, and one member shall be a citizen of this state with expertise in the area of sexual assault services.
The Council selects a chair annually. Appointment to the Council is for two (2) years. The Attorney General appoints persons to fill unexpired terms when necessary.
The duties of the Council are to review rules and overall policies relating to the operation and funding of domestic violence and sexual assault programs in this state and make recommendations to the Attorney General regarding its findings.
Debbie Gitthens - Chair
Women's Service & Family Resouce Center, Chickasha, OK
Teresa Biffle - Executive Director, Women’s Haven, Duncan, OK
Shawna Cleary - Assistant Professor, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Jim Cox - Executive Director, Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, Del City, OK
The Honorable Donald Deason - District Judge, Oklahoma City, OK
Dawn Hoedebeck - Executive Director, Marshall County Family and Support Services
Ann Lowrance - Instructor, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, OK
Patricia Mitchell - Shelter Director, YWCA, Enid, OK
Jacqueline Steyn, Director of Counseling and Advocacy, YWCA, Oklahoma City, OK