The Domestic Violence Advisory Council makes recommendations on domestic violence-related issues and effective strategies for the prevention of domestic violence, assists in the development of appropriate policies and priorities for effective intervention, public education, and advocacy, and facilitates and assures communication and coordination of efforts among state agencies and between different levels of government, state, federal, and municipal, for the prevention of domestic violence.
The advisory council shall meet as often as deemed necessary by the chair but in no event less than two times per year.
The Domestic Violence Advisory Council has not incurred expenses in the prior and current fiscal years, and projected costs for the coming fiscal year are not anticipated.
Advisory Council Members
9 Appointed members
|CarlLa Horton||Temporary President of the Senate||10/14/2021||Hopes Door NY|
|Mary Travers Murphy||Temporary President of the Senate||1/26/2016||Family justice Center|
|Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte||Speaker of the Assembly||12/27/2018||Assembly District 42|
|Honorable Helene Weinstein||Speaker of the Assembly||12/27/2018||Assembly District 42|
|Kellie Nickerson||Minority Leader of the Senate||6/20/2024||YW Niagara|
|Holly Tucker||Governor's Appointment||8/22/2024||Erie County Government|
|Bomsinae Kim||Governor's Appointment||10/17/2021||Korean American Family Services|
17 Ex-Officio Members
|Name||Agency/Organization Affiliation||Term Expiration|
|Melissa G. Celeone||DOCCS||10/31/2026|
|Maria L. Morris-Groves||OASAS||10/31/2026|
|Deputy Commissioner Maccarone||OPCA||10/31/2026|
Contact Domestic Violence Advisory Council
Contact us by phone:
New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Alfred E. Smith Office Building, 80 S. Swan Street, Albany, NY 12208