Our Team

Sarah Prout Rennie
Executive Director

Lisa Winchell‐Caldwell
Deputy Director

Chéree Thomas
Associate Director

Shannon Nobles
Operations Director

Merkeb Yohannes
Associate Director

Jessica Edel
Empowerment Evaluator and Program Director

Eric Stiles
Program Director

Phalguna Siddapureddy
Senior Program Manager, NPM

Elinor Jordan
Law and Policy, Senior Program Manager

Amanda Barratt
Senior Program Director

Marlena Moore
Program Manager

Jacqulyn Hippe
Senior Program Manager of the SOM Domestic Violence Hotline

Brittni Kellom
Trauma Advocate

Heath Lowry
Staff Attorney

Johanna Kononen
Director of Law and Policy

William Alexander
Finance Assistant

Josef Canaria
Program Manager

Hannah Thomas
Program Manager of the SOM Sexual Violence Hotline

Walter Hartman
Technology Manager

Hailey Johnston
Program Specialist

Mary Peterson
Program Specialist

Triet Phan
Finance Director

Amy Renshaw
Accounting Manager

Andrea Lage
Operations Manager

Karen Paritee
Senior Program Manager of the SOM Sexual Assault Hotline

Corina Rosas
Program Coordinator of SOM Domestic Violence Hotline

Justin Paritee
Program Manager of SOM Domestic Violence Hotline

Zahra Mukhtar
Program Coordinator of SOM Sexual Assault Hotline

Evan Barratt
Network and Systems Administrator

MCEDSV Board Members

Samara L. Hough, President, University of Michigan Flint – Center for Gender and Sexuality

Vicki Wakeman, Vice President, Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault/Shelterhouse

Dr. Nikita Murray, Secretary, Delta College

Kim Hurst, Treasurer, WC SAFE

Jami Moran, Member At Large, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians – Advocacy Resource Center (ARC)

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

Carmen Wargel, Member At Large, Turning Point

Ann Kita, Member At Large, YWCA Greater Flint

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

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

Terrie Fiehn, Member At Large, Lakeshore Legal Aid

Kalimah Johnson, Member At Large, SASHA Center Inc.

Raven Mills, Member At Large, Ferris State University