The Nevada Council for the Prevention of Domestic Violence was established in 1995 by Former Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa as an advisory committee on domestic violence issues. In 2005, the 73rd Session of Nevada Legislature officially established the Council with the passage of Assembly Bill 219, see NRS 228.480. Assembly Bill 219 placed the Council within the Office of the Attorney General and set forth the duties of the Council and composition of its members.
The Council is chaired by the Attorney General. Membership is limited to no more than 30 people from various geographic regions of the state. Currently the Council has members representing law enforcement, the judiciary, prosecution, victim services, health care, education, and domestic violence survivors.
The Council consists of eight smaller committees designed to address specific focus areas which are important to the Council.
The purpose of the Council is to prevent and eliminate domestic violence by:
Joelle GutmanDomestic Violence OmbudsmanNevada Council for the Prevention of Domestic Violence100 N. Carson St.Carson City, NV 89701Telephone: (775) 684-1223Fax: (775)email@example.com