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Human Trafficking Commission

The Human Trafficking Commission was created by Public Act 325 of 2014. The Commission is designed to identify sources for grants that will assist in examining and countering human trafficking, fund research programs to determine the extent and nature of human trafficking in this state, provide information and training to police officers, prosecutors, court personnel, social services personnel, and  other individuals, collect and analyze information regarding human trafficking in this state, identify state and local agencies within this state and other states, as well as, within the federal government, that are involved with issues relating to human trafficking, and coordinate the dissemination of information regarding human trafficking in this state to those agencies, review the existing services available to assist victims of human trafficking, including crime victim assistance, health care, and legal assistance, and establish a program to make those victims better aware of the services that are available to them, establish a program to improve public awareness of human trafficking, and review existing state laws and administrative rules relating to human trafficking and make recommendations to the legislature to improve those laws and rules to address human trafficking violations in this state. The 15-member Commission is housed in the Attorney General's Office.

Statute

 

Contact Information

Michelle M. Brya
Division Chief, Licensing and Regulation Division
Michigan Department of Attorney General
P.O. Box 30758

Lansing, MI 48909
517-335-7569

BryaM@michigan.gov

Current Members

Chad Baugh, Canton
Represents an individual submitted by the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police who represents the interests of law enforcement
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Hassan Beydoun, West Bloomfield
Represents individuals submitted by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Joyce A. Dixson-Haskett, Oak Park
Represents individuals who have survived human trafficking
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Jeff S. Getting, Kalamazoo
Represents a county prosecuting attorney who is submitted by the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Alice Johnson, Warren
Represents individuals who have survived human trafficking
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Lisa K. McCormick, Dimondale
Represents a circuit court judge who serves in family court and is submitted by the Michigan Judges Association
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Elizabeth Moon Carter, Ferndale
Represents individuals submitted by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Judith Emmons, Sheridan
Represents an individual recommended by the Senate Majority Leader
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Kathy Maitland, Sterling Heights
Represents an individual recommended by the Senate Majority Leader
Term expires 3/1/23
 
Lt. Edward Price
Designee of the Director of the Michigan State Police
 
Debi Cain
Designee of the Director of Health and Human Services
 
Kelly Carter - Chair
Designee of the Attorney General
 
Forest Pasanski
Designee of the Director of the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director
 

Designee of the Governor