Our Team



Sarah Prout Rennie, Executive Director


Kathy Hagenian, Executive Policy Director


Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell, Deputy Director


Christy Long, Finance Director


Jessica Edel Harrelson, Empowerment Evaluator and Program Director 


Shannon Nobles, Operations Director


Eric Stiles, Associate Director 


Sarah Jarous, Events Director


Elinor Jordan, Survivor Law Clinic, Senior Program Manager


William Alexander, Finance Assistant


Merkeb Yohannes, Senior Program Director


Amanda Barratt, Program Manager


Hannah Thomas, Program Specialist


Erin Roberts, Senior Program Director, NPMP


Phillip Barnhart, Program Specialist


Evan Barratt, Technology Manager


Alison Kolodzy, Program Specialist


Phalguna Siddapureddy, Community Organizer


Jacqulyn Hippe, Program Evaluator


Cheree Thomas, Hotline Director


Marlena Moore, Hotline Manager


Stephane Awuro, Technology and Administrative Specialist


 Danielle Chauvin, Program Manager


Ashley Bendall, Program Specialist


Heath Lowry, Staff Attorney


Raymond Kort, Staff Attorney


MCEDSV Board Members


Janine Ouderkirk, President, Shelterhouse of Midland and Gladwin


Mary Kavanaugh-Gahn, Vice President, Legal Services of Northern Michigan


Bobette Schrandt, Treasurer, LACASA


Wanda Merriweather, Secretary, First Step


Carmen Wargel, Member At Large, Turning Point


Dr. Nikita Murry, Member at Large, Delta College


Dr. Grace Lubwama, Member at Large, YWCA of Kalamazoo


Layla Elabed, Member at Large, ACCESS


 Jami Moran, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Advocacy Resource Center (ARC)


 Mary Niemela, Member at Large, The Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home



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