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Macomb County

Subcommittees

 

 

Criminal Justice Subcommittee Information

Lead Coordinator: 

Nancy Lepage, Macomb County Sheriff’s Office

Email: nancy.lepage@macombcountymi.gov

 

Targeted Members:

  • Local, State & Federal Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Prosecutor’s Office
  • Court Administration
  • Other

Subcommittee topics/areas of discussion:

  • Risk/Needs Assessment
  • Data/stat collection
  • Share Intelligence
  • Identify potential targets
  • Strategize for investigations & prosecutions
  • Education
  • Survivor Referral Process
  • Other

 

 

Community Awareness & Education Subcommittee Information

Lead Coordinator: 

Karen Hanks, Bethany Christian Services

Phone:  (586) 662-7311

Email:  klhanks@bethany.org    

 

Targeted Members:

  • Local, State & Federal Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Prosecutor’s Office
  • Court Administration
  • Service Providers
  • Private Industry
  • Educators
  • Other

Subcommittee topics/areas of discussion:

  • Risk/Needs Assessment
  • Data/stat collection
  • Education/Public Awareness
    • General
    • Law Enforcement/criminal justice related
    • Service providers
    • Survivors
    • Various private industry
    • Educators
  • Other

The purpose of this committee is to raise awareness and increase anti-trafficking activity in our community by offering accurate and engaging trainings and events. We are hoping to attract committee members who are able to help MCAT gain access to various populations and professions in Macomb County, and to help create trainings that are relevant for those populations. Depending on interests and abilities, members of this committee may take a more public role in offerings trainings, or they may work behind the scenes helping the MCAT plan events, create trainings, or gain in-roads with various industries and populations within our community.

 

 

Survivor Service Providers Subcommittee Information

Lead Coordinator: 

Lisa Cattaneo-Boska, FAN 

Email:  lisab@familiesagainstnarcotics.org

 

Targeted Members:

  • County government service providers
  • Non-profit/non-governmental Organizations
  • Other

Subcommittee topics/areas of discussion:

  • Risk/Needs Assessment
  • Data/stat collection
  • Identify stakeholders/providers
  • Create Survivor Referral Process/Information
  • Identify Service Gaps
  • Education
  • Communication/interaction with Law Enforcement
  • Other

 

The purpose of the Service Providers Subcommittee is to increase the availability of educated, trauma-informed, compassionate, capable and prepared anti-trafficking service providers in Macomb County.  We are determined to develop a full spectrum of service providers for a holistic approach to survivor care.  This Subcommittee will engage existing service providers who are willing to accept the challenge of educating staff, developing procedures and protocols and implementing best practices. Additionally, we will structure a working resource network to safely and successfully assist Survivors in need in a coordinated and timely manner.

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