Tiffany Sawyer joined the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy as the Director of Prevention Services in 2006. In her capacity at the Georgia Center, Tiffany oversees the Center’s statewide abuse prevention initiative which has trained over 100,000 adults since 2006. Prior to her work in Georgia she worked as the Associate Director of Programs at Darkness to Light, a national non-profit for the prevention of child sexual abuse. While at Darkness to Light, she assisted in the creation of the Stewards of Children® training curriculum and helped to launch the program on national and international levels. She continues to serve as a curricula advisor and featured program expert for Darkness to Light through their Stewards of Children® training video and other training modules.
Sawyer currently serves as a national leader on the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation. She was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal in August 2014 to serve on the Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel as the Prevention Specialist. She has twice served as a Committee Chair for the Georgia Human Trafficking Taskforce led by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and previously by the Governor’s Office for Children and Families. Sawyer served as a core team member of the SAMHSA-MacArthur Foundation Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative: Improving Diversion Polices and Programs for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Disorders. Tiffany has conducted over 500 trainings and presentations both nationally and internationally throughout her career.
Mrs. Sawyer earned her degree in French Education from the College of Charleston and taught French before getting involved in child advocacy. She currently resides in Decatur, Georgia with her husband, Alex Sawyer, and two daughters, Olivia and Emilia.