Our Team



Paula Callen, Building the Safety Net Project Director


Christy Long, Finance Director


Kathy Hagenian, Executive Policy Director


Derek Brown, Technology Manager


Sarah Jarous, Training and Events Coordinator


Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell, Associate Director


Tracey Helms, Empowerment Evaluator


Sarah Prout Rennie, Executive Director


Cheree Thomas, Program Manager


Haley Genaw, Program Manager


Scott Zochowski, Membership, Marketing and Fund Development Manager


William Alexander, Administrative Assistant


Shannon Nobles, Operations and Program Coordinator



MCEDSV Board Members


Jessica Edel-Harrelson, President, SIREN/Eaton Shelter, Inc.


Erin Roberts, Vice President, RAVE/Ionia/Montcalm Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program


Charisse Mitchell, Member At Large, Center for Women in Transition


Bobette Schrandt, Treasurer, LACASA


Anne Huhman, Secretary, SAPAC - University of Michigan


Jennifer Fopma, Member At Large, S.A.F.E. Place


Wanda Merriweather, Member At Large, First Step


Carmen Wargel, Member At Large, Turning Point


Janine Ouderkirk, Member At Large, Shelterhouse of Midland and Gladwin


Kristopher Wyckhuys, Member At Large, HAVEN


Mary Kavanaugh-Gahn, Member at Large, Legal Services of Northern Michigan


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