Human Trafficking Commission Members and Staff

See the members and staff of the Human Trafficking Commission.

Commission Members

Jennifer Haigwood Jennifer Haigwood, Chair
Director of Communications and Policy Development, N.C. Department of Labor
Commissioner of Labor's Designee (Governor’s Appointment)
Amy Auth Amy C. Auth
Director of Legislative Affairs
North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
Dr. Corinna Myers  
Dr. Corinna Myers

Family Physician, Atrium Health Cabarrus Family Medicine
Health Care Representative (Governor’s Appointment)
Maggie Brewer Maggie Brewer
Deputy Director, N.C. Department of Public Safety / ACJJ / Community Corrections
Secretary of Public Safety’s Designee (Governor’s Appointment)
Caitlin Brooks Caitlin Brooks
(Senate’s Appointment)
  Kindl Detar
N.C. Department of Justice
Attorney General's Designee (Governor’s Appointment)
Judge Claire Hill Judge Claire V. Hill
Superior Court Judge, District 12A
Designee – President, N.C. Conference of Superior Court Judges
Deana Joy Deana Joy
N.C. Child Advocacy Centers (NCCAC)
Public at Large (Senate Appointment)
Captain Suzanne Mauney-Smith Assistant Chief Suzanne Mauney-Smith
Gaston County Police Department
City or Town Police (Senate’s Appointment)
Marc Nichols William M. Nichols
Ret. Major N.C. Highway Patrol
County Sheriff's Designee (Senate’s Appointment)
Tina Pennington Tina Pennington
Beloved Haven
Faith Based / Benefits Organization (Senate appointment)
Caitlin Ryland Caitlin Ryland
Legal Aid of North Carolina
Legal Aid of North Carolina (Senate’s Appointment)
Billy West William R. West Jr.
Cumberland County District Attorney
District Attorney (Speaker’s Appointment)
Judge Amy Wilson Judge Amanda L. (Amy) Wilson
Chief District Court Judge, District 16A
Designated Appointee, N.C. Association of District Court Judges
Angelica Wind Angelica Wind
N.C. Coalition Against Human Trafficking
N.C. Coalition Against Human Trafficking (Speaker's Appointment)

Commission Staff

Christine Shaw Long Christine Shaw Long
Executive Director
Lauren Amato Lauren Amato
Administrative Secretary
Ashawntee Cabello Ashawntee Cabello
Data Manager
Ellen Smith Chupik Ellen Smith Chupik
Grants Manager
Kathy Estrada Kathy Estrada
Grants Administrator
Mel Gilles Mel Gilles
Grants Manager
Kristen Howe Kristen Howe
Grants Manager
Jacqueline Kehinde Jacqueline Kehinde
Grants Manager
Ashley Tauscher  
Ashley Tauscher

Court Management Specialist
Project Analyst & Coordinator