Crime Victim Services Advisory Board


The Crime Victim Services Advisory Board is a 28-member board appointed by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Safety. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Department and the Division of Criminal Justice in making grant funding recommendations.

The Board has two statutory subcommittees:

  • The Victim Rights Act Subcommittee reviews reports of noncompliance with the Victim Rights Act 
  • The Standards Subcommittee makes recommendations to the full Board regarding revisions to, and compliance with, the Victim Compensation and Local Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (Local VALE) Standards.


Applications Being Accepted Through 1/15/2021

The Crime Victim Services Advisory Board is seeking applications for the following representatives:

  • Deputy District Attorney 
  • Chief of Police
  • Culturally Specific Organization
  • Statewide Expert in Victim Services

The Crime Victim Services Advisory Board terms are for three (3) years and are appointed by the Executive Director of the Department of Public Safety.

All interested parties for the open positions should send a letter of interest and an application via email to Kelly Kissell.   Ms. Kissell is also available to answer any questions about the Board responsibilities.