Domestic Violence Commission

The eleven-member Commission shall advise the Mayor and Council concerning community domestic violence issues including the quality and effectiveness of domestic violence services in Chandler.


These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find Feature”. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.


The members shall include 6 qualified electors that reside in the City and 5 representatives of domestic violence service providers or other agencies working in the field. Each domestic violence service provider or other agency having a representative serving as a member of the Commission may submit the names of up to 2 additional persons for appointment and approval as a primary and secondary alternative representative to represent the provider or agency in the absence of the provider's or agency's original representative.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with the approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (11) Term Expires Date Appointed
Gretchen Long - Chandler Boys and Girls Club 05-01-2022 05-23-2019
Samantha Hinchey - Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence 05-01-2020 01-11-2018
Monalou Callery - National Advocacy Training Network 05-01-2022 09-26-2013
Sarah Youngblood - Community Legal Services 05-01-2022 04-25-2013
Dr. Ruth Lim 05-01-2020 08-19-2010
Nicole Bruno 05-01- 2020 04-28-2011
Susan Stevens Clarke 05-01-2021 11-17-2005
Paula Sumner-Walker 05-01-2022 10-10-2019
Torey Gannon 05-01-2020 08-14-2014
Jacalyn Wilson 05-01-2021 06-13-2019
Vacant - National Advocacy Training Network Primary Alternate 05-01-2019  
Vacant - National Advocacy Training Network Secondary Alternate 05-01-2019  
Dawn Curtis - Commissioner 05-01-2022 01-25-2018

Staff Liaison
Katie Cain
Victim Services Coordinator

Established 08-11-2005; Ordinance No. 3708

If you have any questions, call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.

Community Resources Information: