THE OLDEST STATE LEVEL CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES
MISSION STATEMENT
To pursue truth, understanding, and the development of a body of knowledge about criminal justice through scientific inquiry.

To provide the criminal justice system with effective, efficient, and responsive human resources, operating within the constraints of a democratic society.

To provide basic and applied research, skill development and educational services consistent with the needs of a dynamic criminal justice system, and broad problem solving techniques concerned with social control and justice.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NCCJA OFFICERS:
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT: Matthew Robinson, Appalachian State University, robinsnmb@appstate.edu
PRESIDENT: Tasha Youstin, Western Carolina University, tashayoustin@gmail.com
PRESIDENT ELECT: Michael Drew, NC Wesleyan College, mdrew@ncwc.edu
VICE PRESIDENT: Zahra Shekarkhar, Fayetteville State University, zshekark@uncfsu.edu
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Kristie Hendrix, Forsyth Technical Community College, khendrix@forsythtech.edu
SECRETARIAT: Ashley Conrad, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, conradah@fcso.us
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Richard Allsbrook, NC Wesleyan College (2020-2022), asllsbrook@ncwc.edu
Lori Brown, Meredith CollegeĀ (2019-2021), brownlo@meredith.edu
Mary Burton, Surry Community College (2020-2022), burtonm@surry.edu
Jeff Holcomb, Appalachian State University (2019-2021), holcombje@appstate.edu
APPOINTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Mary Jackson, Editor of the NCCJA Journal, NC Wesleyan College, msjackson@ncwc.edu
Gail Marsal, Editor of the NCCJA Journal, NC Wesleyan College, emarsal@ncwc.edu
NCCJA CONSTITUTION