Our Team

Sarah Prout Rennie
Executive Director

Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell
Deputy Director

Chéree Thomas
Associate Director

Shannon Nobles
Operations Director

Erin Roberts
Senior Program Director, NPMP

Merkeb Yohannes
Senior Program Director

Eric Stiles
Program Director

Jessica Edel Harrelson
Empowerment Evaluator and Program Director

Elinor Jordan
Survivor Law Clinic, Senior Program Manager

Amanda Barratt
Senior Program Manager

Marlena Moore
Hotline Manager

Jacqulyn Hippe
Program Evaluator

Phillip Barnhart
Events and Program Manager

Phalguna Siddapureddy
Community Organizer

Renisha Udjori
Program Specialist/Community Organizer

Danielle Chauvin
Program Manager

Layla Elabed
Program Specialist

Hannah Thomas
Program Specialist

Heath Lowry
Staff Attorney

Raymond Kort
Staff Attorney

Brittni Kellom
Trauma Advocate

Kathy Hagenian
Executive Policy Director

Walter Hartman
Technology Manager

Evan Barratt
Network and Systems Administrator

Sarah Jarous
Database and Events Coordinator

Emily Anderson
Technology and Administrative Specialist

Karen Paritee
Program Manager

Percola Brooks
Finance Director

Johanna Kononen
Senior Program Manager

Josef Canaria
Program Manager

MCEDSV Board Members

Wanda Merriweather, President, First Step

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

Dr. Nikita Murry, Secretary, Delta College

Kim Hurst, Treasurer, WC Safe

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

Carmen Wargel, Member At Large, Turning Point

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

Elizabeth Campbell, Member At Large, Human Trafficking Clinic, University of Michigan Law School

Emily Miller, Member At Large, Crime Victims Legal Assistance Project – DV & Elder

Jen Baker, Member At Large, Hope Shores Alliance