Task Force for Safer Schools

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Task Force for Safer Schools
Department 
Public Instruction
Governor Appointments 
18
Total Board Positions 
25
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 115C-105.55
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
4 Years
Purpose 
The Task Force provides guidance to the Center for Safer Schools and considers future policy and legislative changes needed to improve school safety in North Carolina. This group that ranges from students and teachers to elected officials, lawyers and law enforcement from across North Carolina.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
The Honorable Erik A. Hooks12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedThe Secretary of the Department of Public Safety or the Secretary`s designee.
Mr. Matthew G. Knight12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedLocal law enforcement officers appointed by the Governor
Ms. Greta Metcalf12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedA public school psychologist appointed by the Governor
Sergeant Efrain J. Granda9/21/201712/1/2020LimitedA public school resource officer appointed by the Governor.
Ms. Sarah Wallace Strickland12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedHigh school students currently enrolled at public high schools appointed by the Governor.
Ms. Kiara Thaxton12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedHigh school students currently enrolled at public high schools appointed by the Governor.
Sergeant Richard Wayne Parks12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedA parent of a currently enrolled public school student appointed by the Governor.
Mr. William L. Lassiter12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedA juvenile justice professional appointed by the Governor.
Dr. Jason E. Vogler12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedThe Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Secretary`s designee.
Ms. Evonne Moore12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedA North Carolina licensed social worker appointed by the Governor
Ms. Elizabeth Atkins12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedA North Carolina licensed school counselor appointed by the Governor.
Ms. Michelle H. Guarino12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedAn expert in gang intervention and prevention in schools appointed by the Governor.
Ms. Christine L. Reddin5/7/201812/1/2020LimitedAt-large member appointed by the Governor.
The Honorable Donna M. White12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedAt-large member appointed by the Governor.
Ms. Caroline W. Daily12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedAt-large member appointed by the Governor.
The Honorable Alan Duncan5/7/201812/1/2020LimitedA member of the State Board of Education appointed by the Governor.
Mr. Christopher J. Suggs10/26/201812/1/2020LimitedA member of the Governor`s Crime Commission appointed by the Governor.
The Honorable Robert L. Holland12/1/201612/1/2020LimitedLocal law enforcement officers appointed by the Governor


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