Staff & Board

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Kate Bacon

Executive Director

Phil Altes

Domestic Violence Prevention Director

Shannon Hartsock

Program Operations Director

Susan Kester

Child Abuse Prevention Director

Susan Stewart

BIP Facilitator and Victim Advocate

LaKitia Bates

BIP Facilitator

Marchell Newton

Parenting Program Facilitator

Julia Egnor

Client Navigator

Clara Griffin

Parenting Program Facilitator

Sofia Hernandez-Pason

Administrative Assistant

Jessica Leal

BIP Facilitator

Helen Palmer

Community Outreach Coordinator

Our Board of Directors

  • Matt Tipton, President
  • Melanie Ramseyer, Vice President/ President Elect
  • Joy McDonald, Treasurer
  • Karen Kennedye, Secretary
  • Stacy D. Johnson
  • Kamisha D. Busby
  • Kent Collins
  • Davis Merrey
  • Courtney Schamel
  • Kirsten Holder
  • Ryan Kilpatrick
  • Kindanne Jones, Board Member Emeritus