Our Staff


  • Rachel Freeman, President & CEO (She/Her)
  • Tana Kimbro, Vice President of Finance (She/Her)
  • Lorraine McGuire, Vice President of Development & Marketing (She/Her)
  • Jessica Barfield, Vice President of Operations (She/Her)
  • Dr. Kay J. Morgan, Vice President of Human Resources (She/Her)
  • Amanda Markham, Director of Grants and Compliance (She/Her)
  • Catherine Barkley, Director of Development (She/Her)
  • Mary Kay Munson, Operations and Client Account Manager (She/Her)
  • Christian Schweer, Human Resources Coordinator (She/Her)
  • Nicole Armstrong, Finance Coordinator (She/Her)
  • Atarah Abdullah-Muhammad-Smith, Development Specialist (She/Her)
  • Lohitha Basa, Development Intern (She/Her)

Training & Community Outreach 

  • Tia Freeman, Statewide Director of Training (She/Her)
  • Maria Michonski, Statewide Training Specialist (She/They)
  • Jack Ohmes, Statewide Training Specialist (He/Him)
  • Emilia Vainio, Statewide Training Project Administrator (She/Her)
  • Malik D. Hollingsworth, OVW Disability Program Manager (He/They)

SAFE Clinic, Crisis and Client Response 

  • Kelly Peters, Director of Advocacy, SAFE Clinic, and Statewide Hotline (She/Her)
  • Anna Culver, SAFE Clinic Administrator (She/Her)
  • Brenda Ayala, Advocacy Coordinator (She/Her)
  • Genefer Aguilar, Bilingual Victim Advocate (She/Her)
  • Britnee Bishop, Family Safety Center Victim Advocate (She/Her)
  • Kate Snodgrass, Victim Advocate & PREA Coordinator (She/Her)
  • Amy Cooper, Victim Advocate (She/Her)
  • Cody Freeman, Overnight Victim Advocate (He/Him)
  • Sydney Silberman, Evening Victim Advocate (She/Her)
  • Jaimie Riccitelli, Weekend Victim Advocate
  • Natshia Prude, PRN Victim Advocate (Ze/She)
  • Alex Heckert, PRN Victim Advocate (She/Her)
  • James Raymer, Statewide Crisis Line Coordinator (He/Him)
  • Kita Davis, Crisis Line Specialist
  • Ariell Tillman, Crisis Line Specialist (She/Her)
  • Alexa Ritter, Bilingual Client Navigator (She/Her)
  • Jaclyn Bariffi, Client Navigator (She/Her)

Clinical Team

  • Alicia Bunch Vargas, LCSW, RPT, Clinical Director & Bilingual Therapist (She/Her)
  • Stefanie Golper, LPC-MHSP, Clinical Coordinator & Therapist (She/Her)
  • Yadira Gonzolez, LPC-MHSP, NCC, Clinical Coordinator & Bilingual Clinical and First Response Therapist (She/Her)
  • Miranda Buell, M.S., Clinical Coordinator & Therapist, Thistle On the Inside (She/Her)
  • Alexandra Damiano, LPC-MHSP, NCC, MT-BC, Therapist and Sex-Positive Outreach (She/They)
  • Eric S. Fogle, LPC-MHSP, Senior Clinical Therapist (He/Him)
  • Bianca Younan, LPC-MHSP, Bilingual Clinical Therapist & Hispanic Client Services Outreach (She/Her)
  • Julia Melton, LPC-MHSP, Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Ana Arévalo Quirk, TLMFT, Bilingual Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Karishma Katrak, LPC-MHSP (temp), NCC, Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Lan White, LMSW, Clinical Therapist (She/They)
  • Ashley Moore, M.MFT, Clinical Therapist & Clinical Internship Coordinator (She/Her)
  • Marissa Stone, LMSW, Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Laura Willis, LPC-MHSP (temp), NCC, Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Jessie Soeters, M.S., Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Karen Kessler, M.A., CA, NCC, Clinical & First Response Therapist (She/Her)
  • Yvette Morrow, LMSW, Bilingual Clinical Therapist for Montgomery County CAC (She/Her)
  • Amy Lowry, MSW, Clinical Therapist (She/Her)
  • Emily Simpson, Contract Therapist (She/Her)
  • Jasmine Jno Baptiste, Contract Therapist (She/Her)
  • Gaby Aguirre-Iriarte, Contract Therapist (She/Her)
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