As the Program Director of the Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Human Trafficking Unit, Amy Hutsell led the effort to create the Georgia SAKI Task Force and continues to provide invaluable guidance and oversight for the team. She also developed the Georgia Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking and Agricultural Labor Trafficking Task Force and the Georgia Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Project, which provides technical assistance and best practices training to Georgia’s 50 judicial circuits and 159 counties.

Ms. Hutsell is responsible for managing all state and federal grants providing direct service funding to sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking victim-serving agencies in Georgia. She and her team have competitively secured over $15,000,000 in federal and private foundation assistance for the state of Georgia’s criminal justice initiatives.

Ms. Hutsell previously served as the Assistant Director of the Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center and Children’s Advocacy Center (now known as Mosaic) and has over 16 years of experience in sexual assault and child abuse services. Ms. Hutsell is a Georgia State University graduate and holds a certificate in Forensic Genetic Genealogy from the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science. Ms. Hutsell is a sought-after speaker at local, state, and national conferences and regularly lends her expertise in sexually motivated cold case homicides throughout Georgia. She cites her work with the task for and leading the efforts in Georgia to connect Samuel Little’s confessions to 9 homicides in Georgia as one of the highlights of her career thus far.