A former General Counsel to the Governor’s Crime Commission, Sen. Thom Goolsby will serve the body again in a term to expire February of 2015. He brings experience to the commission as co-chair of the Appropriations on Justice and Public Safety committee, the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety and the Senate Judiciary 1 committee.
North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced the appointment in a letter Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Sen. Goolsby was a lead author of the 2011 Justice Reinvestment Act and the 2013 ‘Safe Harbor’ law for victims of human trafficking. He appreciates the opportunity to represent the state senate and New Hanover County on the commission.