Commissioner: Robin Colbert
Ms. Colbert has been the Associate Director of the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault since 2010. Ms. Colbert has developed and implemented grant processes, procedures and financial reporting for first ever Federal funding (Sexual Assault Services Program) for direct services for sexual assault victim. Ms. Colbert also manages NCCASA’s Anti-Human Trafficking and Prison Rape Elimination Act programmatic internal operations work to develop systems, realigns agency functions to improve overall agency technical assistance, training & member service response to these issues.
Ms. Colbert also serves as the Chair of the North Carolina Coalition Against Human Trafficking’s (NCCAHT). NCCAHT is an alliance of governmental and non-governmental agencies, organizations, professionals and students that collaborate in knowledge and practice to eradicate human trafficking in North Carolina. NCCAHT provides leadership to the anti-human trafficking movement in North Carolina, by increasing public awareness of human trafficking through training and educational activities, by organizing and supporting efforts to prevent human trafficking, and by improving victim-survivor services through collaboration.
Ms. Colbert is also the current President of the North Carolina Victim Assistance Network (NCVAN). NCVAN is statewide non-profit that advocates for victims of violent crime, especially surviving family members of homicide victims. Through advocacy, training, and technical assistance, NCVAN supports the rights and well-being of surviving loved ones of homicide victims and others harmed by violent crime in North Carolina.