Torch Run Council

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run Council is organized for the purpose of managing, promoting, planning, coordinating and growing NCLETR activities throughout the state of North Carolina to accomplish the stated purpose of the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Any member of a law enforcement or corrections agency – active or retired, sworn or non-sworn – may be a member of the NCLETR Council.  The term of service is two years with no term limit.

Membership is voluntary and members may serve as long as they are qualified to do so.  Council members are appointed by the Torch Run State Director(s).


2017 Council Membership

Member  Agency  Council Role
Keith “DK” Jones Guilford County Sheriff’s Department Torch Run Co-State Director
Claudia Morgan Winston-Salem Police Department  Torch Run Co- State Director
Regional Security Coordinator
Dennis Mecum
Dept. of Public Safety, Prisons, Triangle Region Regional Coordinator – Corrections
Lt. Charles Lee NC Highway Patrol
School Resource Officer Kevan Anderson Garner Police Department
Lee Lanier High Point Police Department
Officer Lester Lowe Methodist University Campus Police
Lt. Bill Davis NC State University Campus Police
Sgt. Melanie Martin Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office
Al Negron Winston-Salem Police Department
Sgt. Joey Best Apex Police Department
Beth Machado Raleigh Police Department
Captain Robert Spatorico Fayetteville Police Department
Sherry Bruscino Greensboro Police Department
Dustin Edmondson Special Olympics Guilford/Greensboro Athlete Ambassador
Robin Callaway Special Olympics Mecklenburg County Athlete Ambassador
Casey Phillips Special Olympics Wake County Athlete Ambassador

The LETR committee meets quarterly and is guided by a set of procedures.

Our Torch Run Sponsors


NC Torch Run Leadership

Leslie Moyar

Director of Development for the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run or 919-719-7662, ext. 123

Claudia Morgan

NC Law Enforcement Torch Run Co-Director

Keith Jones

NC Law Enforcement Torch Run Co-Director