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Governor and Attorney General Appoint New Head of Victims' Services

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11/21/2011 

OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437


November 21, 2011


******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******
Contact:
Renny MacKay
Communications Director
renny.mackay@wyo.gov

 

Governor and Attorney General Appoint New Head of Victims’ Services


CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Cara Boyle Chambers will take over as Director of Victim Services for the Office of the Attorney General. Governor Matt Mead and Attorney General Greg Phillips selected Chambers to lead Victim Services.

“Cara has demonstrated strong leadership abilities and is a proven attorney. I believe she will do so much to support victims of crime as they navigate the criminal justice system,” Attorney General Phillips said.

Chambers was previously a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the Tort Litigation Division of the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office. She represented the Wyoming Department of Health, Department of Family Services, the Attorney General’s Office-Division of Victim Services, as well as numerous other state agencies on their contract matters. Additionally, Ms. Chambers served as prosecuting attorney for five professional licensing boards, handling application and disciplinary matters for the boards.

“Victim Services does a lot to protect the rights of those harmed by crime in Wyoming. I am pleased with the selection of General Phillips and look forward to working with Ms. Chambers,” Governor Mead said.

"I am very honored to join the wonderfully dedicated staff of the Division of Victim Services and look forward to working alongside them while fulfilling the mission of improving the status of victims of crime in Wyoming," Chambers said.

Chambers is a graduate of the University of Wyoming College of Law. She replaces Julie Tennant-Caine as head of Victim Services.

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