Gwen Wright

Executive Director, New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Gwen Wright

Gwen Wright was appointed as Executive Director of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence by Governor Cuomo in 2013. She has been with the office for more than 20 years serving in many capacities and has overseen criminal justice and human services training and policy programs. Ms. Wright is also the former Executive Director of the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a past President of the Pride Center of the Capital Region, and served on the Board of Directors of In Our Own Voices and A CALL TO MEN.

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