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Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Commission


Chair, Commission on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Our News

  • Free trainings on DMST available to convocations in our diocese–One way to fight DMST is to learn about the problem, the warning signs, how this crime is perpetrated, the legislation in place in GA to fight the crime, and what you and your parish can do to prevent it. GA Cares offers free trainings to convocations and communities on this issue.  The NW GA, Chattahoochee Valley, SW Atlanta, East Atlanta Convocations and our Hispanic congregations have already had this 3 hour training.  It offers 2 clergy contact hours. Contact Sara Riesing at GA Cares to schedule a training at or 770-738-7410.
    • Scroll down to bottom of page for more links to more info and signup.
  • New York priest helps children trapped in sex trafficking at hotels. See the story here.
  • Download a Commission document (heredesigned for diocesan teachers' manuals. 


Our Purpose 

The Commission on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) in the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta will serve as a body of concerned lay  and clergy representatives who will provide resources to, network with, and propose appropriate actions and/or legislation for parishes and other organizations to end the sex trafficking of minors.

Our Members for 2018
Terri Brice Southwest Atlanta Convocation St. John's, College Park
Kemper Anderson Marietta Convocation St. Teresa's, Acworth
Bruce Garner Mid-Atlanta Convocation   All Saints', Atlanta
Pam Kohler-Camp Georgia Mountains Convocation Grace Episcopal, Gainesville
Victoria Jarvis Northeast Metro Convocation St. Patrick's, Dunwoody
Gwin Hanahan Georgia Mountains Convocation St. Matthias', Toccoa
Irma Guerra Northeast Metro Convocation Christ Church, Norcross
Horace Griffin Mid-Atlanta Convocation St. Luke's, Atlanta
Monica Mainwaring
Mid-Atlanta Convocation Common Ground, Atlanta
Catherine Renaud Northeast Metro Convocation St. Patrick's, Dunwoody

Convocational Trainings

Learn more about DMST Convocational Training here  |  Click here for the Spanish translation

View scheduled trainings here 

Resources for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking