Sheila Morris

Vice President of Advocacy Services

Sheila Morris is vice president of Advocacy at the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), based in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Since joining the organization in 2001, she has represented CVIC and supported its mission through a variety of elected positions and volunteer roles. These include her current role as an elected member of the International Supervised Visitation (SVN) Board of Directors. She was a past chair of the SVN Governance and Nominations Committees. Other past appointments include serving on  the North Dakota Supervised Parenting Time Network (formerly ND Visitation Collaborative) since 2002, where she was instrumental in shaping the organization.  A recognized leader in advocacy, Morris has contributed to various published works, including the first, second, and third editions of “Standards for Supervised Parenting Time and Exchange Centers in North Dakota” (June 2013), “Inspire Action for Social Change” (2020), and “Facilitating Healing and Change: Building Victim Centered Approaches for Survivors Who are Visiting Parents” and its supplemental toolkit.

A resident of Grand Forks since 1985, Morris holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota. The inspirational quote she carries into her work is, “Truth is bright. Truth is light. Truth leads me where I want to go.”