On January 28, 2013, Melvin L. Hewitt, Jr. was re-elected to the Board of Directors of Georgia’s ‘Crime Victim Advocacy Council’ (CVAC) and appointed to serve as its’ President for 2013.  Mr. Hewitt will also chair the Board Development and Fundraising Committee and serve on the Legislative Committee.  CVAC is a non-profit organization organized in 1989 under the guidance of an urban ministry program of the United Methodist Church, to respond to the unmet needs of crime victims in our society.  While CVAC is a Christian-based organization, it is non-denominational in its membership and support and responds to crime victims regardless of the victim’s race, sex, national origin or religious beliefs.