Drusilla Sharpling insisted Prof Alexis Jay was "ideally" qualified for the job as the Shirley Oaks Survivors Association (Sosa) and Labour MP Chuka Umunna called for her to be replaced.
Downing Street and Home Secretary Amber Rudd have voiced their support and Ms Sharpling said Prof Jay's work exposing prolonged abuse in Rotherham meant she had the expertise needed.
"I think she is one of the few people who is ideally qualified for the job," Ms Sharpling told the BBC.
Histon defender Jamie Barker then fouled Chris Sharpling
in the area to concede a penalty, and Selley added his second goal before Chris Sharpling
made the game safe on the stroke of half-time, receiving a pass from Raphael Nade before letting fly.
Keeper Steve Perrin did superbly well to block Scott Steels effort, but when the ball arrived back in the box pounds 60,000.00 striker Chris Sharpling was allowed to turn and fire home the opener.
Another goal from Sharpling made it 3-2 but another free kick from Cooper this time deflected, put the game beyond the Cards reach.
Woking have splashed out more than pounds 100,000 for strikers Warren Patmore (Rushden and Diamonds) and Chris Sharpling (Crystal Palace) and boast an unbeaten home record.
Newport made their intention known right from the start as former Cardiff City player Jeff Eckhardt came crashing thorough the back of towering striker Sharpling to earn a secondminute booking.
Moments later, the home side nearly took the lead but Newport 'keeper Pat Mountain was equal to Sharpling's shot.