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Webinar: The Essential Role and Function of Task Force Coordinators

Are you a new task force coordinator who would love to hear from more experienced task force coordinators about their role? Is your task force already established, but interested in learning how other task forces have structured task force coordinator roles and responsibilities? On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 2:00PM – 3:30PM EDT, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) will present a webinar for ECM human trafficking task forces to discuss the vital role of task force coordinators.

This webinar will:

  • Describe BJA and OVC recommendations for task force coordinators

  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of task force coordinators

  • Highlight effective strategies to streamline communication within the task force

  • Discuss ways to stay on target to ensure completion of administrative and operational activities

  • Offer event planning tips, including how to obtain sponsors and access resources  

  • Provide insight into the task force coordinator’s role in data collection, sharing, and analysis, as well reporting of performance measurement

  • Introduce new and upcoming resources for task force coordinators

Presented by:

  • Alissa Huntoon, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Mary Atlas-Terry, Victim Justice Program Specialist, Office for Victims of Crime

  • Leanne McCallum, Task Force Coordinator, Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force

  • Emily Schwartz, Director, North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force

Moderated by:

  • Erin Albright, Visiting Fellow, Human Trafficking Task Forces, Office for Victims of Crime


Attendance: Task force coordinators are required to attend, but all task force members are welcome and encouraged to join.

Register here or click this link:


For more information or questions, feel free to contact Cari Jankowski at the IACP, 1-800-THE-IACP X802 or

This project is supported by Grant No. 2015-VT-BX-KOO1 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.