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” JonesGuilford County Sheriff’s DepartmentTorch Run Co-State Director
Claudia MorganWinston-Salem Police Department Torch Run Co- State Director
Regional Security Coordinator
Dennis Mecum
Dept. of Public Safety, Prisons, Triangle RegionRegional Coordinator – Corrections
Lt. Charles LeeNC Highway Patrol
School Resource Officer Kevan AndersonGarner Police Department
Lee LanierHigh Point Police Department
Officer Lester LoweMethodist University Campus Police
Lt. Bill DavisNC State University Campus Police
Sgt. Melanie MartinCleveland County Sheriff’s Office
Al NegronWinston-Salem Police Department
Sgt. Joey BestApex Police Department
Beth MachadoRaleigh Police Department
Captain Robert SpatoricoFayetteville Police Department
Sherry BruscinoGreensboro Police Department
Dustin EdmondsonSpecial Olympics Guilford/GreensboroAthlete Ambassador
Robin CallawaySpecial Olympics Mecklenburg CountyAthlete Ambassador
Casey PhillipsSpecial Olympics Wake CountyAthlete 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