Orange County Government Public Information Officer

Domestic Violence Commission Meeting Set for August 7, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Mayor Jerry L. Demings SealWHAT: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will reconvene the Domestic Violence Commission for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual meeting will take place on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.  The end goal of the Commission is to provide recommendations that can assist in tackling domestic violence in our community.


  • Domestic Violence data and recent statistics
  • Orange County Legislative Update
  • COVID-19 Update

WHO: The Honorable Alice Blackwell, Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge and Mr. Dick Batchelor along with judges, the state attorney and public defender from the Ninth Judicial Circuit help chair the Commission. Law enforcement, service providers, community leaders as well as domestic violence survivors are on the Commission.


  • Dr. Raul Pino, Health Officer, Florida Department of Health
  • Kelley Teague, Legislative Affairs Director, Orange County Government
  • Captain Mary Huggins, Orange County Sheriff’s Office
  • Chief Deputy Jose Velez, Orlando Police Department

Download the meeting agenda and list of committee members.

To schedule an interview, email

WHEN: August 7, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: All Domestic Violence Commission meetings will be available through Orange TV. A link to the meeting is located on the Orange County Government’s website. For more information visit

If using WebEx the public/media can watch by following this link:

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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