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 Harrelson
Empowerment Evaluator and Program Director

Eric Stiles
Program Director

Phalguna Siddapureddy
Senior Program Manager, NPM

Elinor Jordan
Survivor Law Clinic, Senior Program Manager

Amanda Barratt
Senior Program Manager

Marlena Moore
Program Manager

Jacqulyn Hippe
Senior Program Manager

Phillip Barnhart
Events and Program Manager

Erin Roberts
Nonprofit Manager Consultant

Renisha Udjori
Program Specialist/Community Organizer

Danielle Chauvin
Program Manager

Brittni Kellom
Trauma Advocate

Hannah Thomas
Program Specialist

Heath Lowry
Staff Attorney

Raymond Kort
Staff Attorney

Kathy Hagenian
Executive Policy Director

Walter Hartman
Technology Manager

Evan Barratt
Network and Systems Administrator

Sarah Jarous
Database and Events Coordinator

Émilienne Zaiding
Technology and Administrative Specialist

Karen Paritee
Program Manager

Josef Canaria
Program Manager

Johanna Kononen
Senior Program Manager

Sunil Khetarpal
Finance Director

Hailey Johnston
Program Specialist

Chinelo Onuigbo
Community Organizer

Mary Peterson
Human Trafficking Program Specialist

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

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

Ann Kita, Member at Large, YWCA Greater Flint

Samara L. Hough, Member at Large, Center for Gender and Sexuality

Terrie Fiehn, Member At Large, Lakeshore Legal Aide

Vicki Wakeman, Member At Large, Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault/Shelterhouse