Our Team



Sarah Prout Rennie, Executive Director


Kathy Hagenian, Executive Policy Director


Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell, Associate Director


Christy Long, Finance Director


Shannon Nobles, Operations Director


Eric Stiles,  Senior Program Director


Sarah Jarous, Events Director


Elinor Jordan, Lead Attorney, Survivor Law Project


Tracey Helms, Empowerment Evaluator


Scott Zochowski, Membership, Marketing and Fund Development Manager


William Alexander, Administrative Assistant


Eileen Allen, Program Manager


Merkeb Yohannes, Program Manager


Amanda Barratt, Program Manager


Ana Holguin, Program Specialist


Chailah Sanders, Technology Manager



MCEDSV Board Members


Jessica Edel-Harrelson, President, Safe Place Executive Director


Erin Roberts, Vice President, EVE


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


Bobette Schrandt, Treasurer, LACASA


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


Hali McKelvie, Member At Large, Uniting Three Fires Against Violence


Dr. Nikita Murry, Member at Large, Delta College


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


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