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Area of expertise: Domestic violence, homicide, crisis response, stalking, rural victims, American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime, tribal justice system
Pamela Moore is the Director of the Institute for Native Justice for the American Indian Resource Center. Prior to that, she served more than 10 years as the founding Executive Director of Help In Crisis, Inc. She has devoted her career to assisting victims of crime in the rural and tribal community of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, which is the capital of the Cherokee Nation. Ms. Moore has 32 years' experience with program planning and proposal writing, nonprofit administration, community organizing, and special events fundraising. She served on the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, where she worked on the first protective order legislation. The Coalition awarded her their highest honor, ''The Everywoman Award,'' in 2002, and in 2007, she was again honored with the ''Bright and Shining Star'' award for ''going above and beyond'' for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. In 1995, Ms. Moore was selected to establish the Victim Services Unit for the four-county prosecutorial District 27of northeastern Oklahoma. During her 8 years in this position, she was responsible for the creation of the Homicide Response Team and implemented the Crime Victims Clinic for responding to multiple victimization incidents. Ms. Moore also consulted for the Oklahoma Regional Community Policing Institute to offer training on domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking crimes to law enforcement and advocate personnel throughout the state. She provided consultation and training for Unified Solutions, which is the training and technical assistance provider for OVC's Tribal Victim Assistance program. In addition to her B.A. degree, Ms. Moore is certified as a domestic violence professional in Oklahoma and is a FLETC (Federal Law Enforcement Training Center) certified trainer in domestic violence and sexual assault response for law enforcement and advocates.