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CAC board of directors


The 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center announced on July 12, 2022 at our annual meeting Board of Director’s Officers and members for 2022-2023. We are so grateful for all of our board members and thank them for their service.

Dr. Bill McKee, (Chair); District Attorney General Jason Lawson (Vice Chair); Nancy R. Willis (Secretary); Judy Jordan, (Treasurer). E. Marie Farley, (Past Chair); Deputy District Attorney General Tom Swink, (Past Vice Chair); Marilyn Bryant (Past Secretary), Anne Barger, Bob Black, Dr. Mary Bess Griffith, Brian Harbaugh;

Chief Deputy Lance Howell, and Julie Vantrease







Brian Harbaugh, M.A.


Signature Behavior Inc







Tom Swink, J.D.

Past Vice Chair

Deputy District Attorney General

15th Judicial District





Lance Howell

Chief Deputy

Wilson County Sheriff's Office







Marilyn Bryant

Past Secretary 

Community Leader

Wilson Co. Civic League






Nancy Willis, M.S.


​Civic Leader

Former CAC Executive Director 









C. William "Bill" McKee, Ed.D.


Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs

and Professor

Cumberland University







Judy Jordan, B.S., CPA


Vice President of Finance

Cumberland University









Anne Barger, M.S.

Director of PreK, Parenting, and the Family Resource Center

Wilson County Schools








Mary Bess Griffith, RN., Ph.D.

Dean of Dean - Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions at Cumberland University









E. Marie Farley, J.D.

Past Chair 


Assistant Public Defender








Bob Black, MBA


Capitol Theater  









Jason Lawson, J.D.

Vice Chair

15th Judicial District Attorney General









Julie Vantrease, LMSW

Social Work Regional Manager

Monogram Health

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Annual Meeting July 15, 2021

In the picture left to right (back row)
Dr. Bill McKee, Deputy District Attorney General Tom Swink, Brian Harbaugh, Asst. Chief Lance Howell, Bob Black, District Attorney General Jason Lawson, and Dr. Eric Cummings
In the picture left to right (front row)
Nancy R. Willis, Judy Jordan, Marilyn Bryant, Anne Barger and Julie Vantrease.

Not pictured, E. Marie Farley


Annual Meeting July 2018

In the picture left to right (back row)
Attorney General Jason Lawson, Brian Harbaugh, Dr. Eric Cummings, Dr. Bill McKee, Bob Black,

Assistant Chief Deputy Lance Howell, and Assistant General Tom Swink.

In the picture left to right (front row)

Anne Barger, F. Marie Farley, Nancy R. Willis, Judy Jordan, and Marilyn Bryant

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