Crime Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Governor`s Crime Commission
Public Safety
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-1100
Term Length 
3 years
The Crime Commission advises the governor on matters related to the criminal justice system and makes recommendations for improving the justice system, protecting individual rights and promoting public safety. The commission has 37 voting members and 5 nonvoting members.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
R. Seth Banks12/11/20142/28/2019LimitedDistrict Attorney
Glen T. Webb8/9/20162/28/2019LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system
Lauren Smith 6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21
Christopher J. Suggs 8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedCitizen Under Age 21
Bruce E. Stanley 6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedRep. Of Private Juvenile Delinquency Program
Randy L. Hammonds7/27/20162/28/2019LimitedCitizen At-large
Donnie Harrison5/2/20132/16/2019LimitedCounty Government Official
Charles Blackwood6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedCounty Government Official
Karen Howard 7/13/20182/28/2021LimitedCounty Government Official
James Mitchell6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Mitch Colvin6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Grayson H. Cheek 5/10/20162/28/2019LimitedDefense Attorney
Patrice V. Andrews8/30/20162/28/2021LimitedMunicipal Government Official
Marvin K. Blount6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedSuperior Court Judge
H. Thomas Jarrell6/8/20173/1/2020LimitedChief District Court Judge
Beverly A. Scarlett6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedDistrict Court Judge/Juvenile Justice
Susan S. Frye 6/7/20182/28/2021LimitedClerk of Superior Court
Robert A. Evans3/2/2017 Pleasure of The GovernorGovernor`s Designee
Gail G. Mills5/2/20133/1/2019LimitedAdvocate for victims of all crimes
Mary Williams-Stover3/2/20172/28/2019LimitedRep. from a domestic violence or sexual assault program
Alan Glenn Cloninger1/31/20112/28/2019LimitedSheriff
BJ Barnes5/2/20132/28/2019LimitedSheriff
J. Keith Stone5/5/20132/28/2021LimitedSheriff
Michael G. Yaniero3/5/20142/28/2020LimitedPolice Executive
Daniel L. House 6/8/20172/28/2020LimitedPolice Executive
Matthew James Cooper6/8/20172/28/2021LimitedPolice Executive
Richard E. Thompson 8/24/20162/28/2019LimitedKnowledge of juvenile delinquency and the public school system

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