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Orange County Domestic Violence Commission

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About the Members

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings reconvened the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) in October of 2019. The DVC is co-chaired by the Honorable Alice Blackwell, Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge and Mr. Dick Batchelor along with judges, the state attorney and the public defender from the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Law enforcement, service providers, community leaders, academia as well as survivors are represented on the Commission.

Chairs

Role Name
Co-Chair Honorable Alice Blackwell, Administrative Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Co-Chair Dick Batchelor, President, Dick Batchelor Management Group, Inc.

Committees

Court Process

Role Name
Chair Honorable Alicia Latimore, Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Member Jay Corzine, Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida
Member Honorable Tiffany Moore Russell, Orange County Clerk of Courts
Member Honorable Donald Myers, Chief Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Member Louis Quinones, Chief of Corrections, Orange County Corrections Department
Member Honorable Robert Wesley, Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida

System Process

Role Name
Chair Michelle Sperzel, Chief Executive Officer, Harbor House of Central Florida
Member Honorable Aramis Ayala, State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Member Lui Damiani, Executive Director, Victim Service Center of Central Florida, Inc.
Member Honorable John Mina, Orange County Sheriff, Orange County Sheriff's Office
Member Orlando Rolon, City of Orlando Chief of Police, Orlando Police Department

Community Services & Resources

Role Name
Chair Gerry Glynn, Chief Legal Officer, Embrace Families
Member Jana Jasinski, Ph.D., Pegasus Professor of Sociology, Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence, University of Central Florida
Member Marie Martinez, CEO/Executive Director, the Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families - Orlando Health
Member Monica Rodríguez, Survivor
Member Sharron Washington, Regional Director, Florida Department of Children and Families

Public Awareness & Community Education

Role Name
Chair Heather Wilkie, Executive Director, Zebra Coalition
Member Lisa Alexander, Survivor & Founder of Stand Up Survivor, Inc.
Member Diana Mejia, Founder & President, Nuevo Sendero, Inc.
Member Tekoa Pouerie, Director Center Advancement, Pace Center for Girls
Member Bob Smedley, Chair, Orange County Domestic Fatality Review Team

Contact Us

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission
Email: Ilia.Torres@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-0030

Media Inquiries
PIO@ocfl.net

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