(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the members of a new advisory group that will study best practices and provide advice on the development of the Ohio Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System.
Attorney General DeWine announced the creation of the system earlier this month. The program will increase transparency surrounding the collection, submission, and analysis of sexual assault kit evidence in Ohio by giving those who have undergone a sexual assault forensic examination the option to track the status of their rape kit evidence online.
- The first meeting of the advisory group will be on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. on the 17th floor of the Rhodes State Office Tower, 30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio.
Members of the Ohio Attorney General’s Advisory Group on Sexual Assault Kit Tracking include:
- Richard Bell, Special Investigations Division Chief, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office
- Rosa Beltre, Executive Director, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
- Nasir Butt, Ph.D., DNA Technical Manager/Supervisor, Cuyahoga County Regional Forensic Science Laboratory
- Aly DeAngelo, Director – Health Economics & Policy, Ohio Hospital Association
- Chief Robert Fisher, Hilliard Division of Police
- Sondra Miller, President & CEO, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
- Sheriff Robert Radcliff, Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office
- Tammy Robertson, Forensic Nurse Coordinator, Avita Health System
- Debra Selzer, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Prevention Program Administrator, Ohio Department of Health
- Shawn Stack, Director – Health Economics & Policy, Ohio Hospital Association