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Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Emily J. Sack, Esq., President

Karen J. Gieseke, Ph.D., Vice President

Denise Patnode, Treasurer

Stephanie Banister, Secretary

Gary E. Lineberry, Past President

Bryan Dunphy

Steve Farrelly

Pamela Harrop, M.D.

Tina Harsch

Gina Campbell Helm

Ronald Klinger

Staff

Lori N. DiPersio, Executive Director - 401-236-8350

Susan Alexander, Court  Advocate - 401-236-8364

Irais Almeida, Administration & Billing Clerk - 401-236-8352

Barbara Jeanne Austin, LMSW - 401-846-5263

Nancy Babcock, Special Events Coordinator - 401-236-8368

Stacy Bermudez, Transitional Housing Manager - 401-236-8361

Zoila Bernal, Family Violence Option Adovacate - 401-236-8356

Suzanne Brushart, LMHC, Counselor - 401-236-8341

Sandra Chito, LICSW, Counselor - 401-236-8349

Alicia Connor, On-Call Court Advocate - 401-236-8363

Julie DiBari, Grant Writer

Roberta Doran, Residential Director - 401-236-8361

Susan Francis, Counseling Intern - 401-236-8363

Julianna Hamor, Law Enforcement Advocate - 401-236-8358

Shelter Advocate - 401-236-8362

Sharon King, Director, Family Violence Option Advocate - 401-236-8342

Jean Lambert, Office Assistant - 401-236-236-8659

Shirley Moore, Family Violence Option Advocate - 401-236-8358 

Aida Ortiz, Family Violence Option Advocate - 401-236-8353

Holly Paiva, Bookkeeper

Michael Pendergast, LICSW, ACSW, Director of Counseling Services - 401-236-8351

Kate Porter, Communications Specialist - 401-236-8343

Veronica "Ronna" Turner, LMHC, Counselor - 401-236-8346

Nicole Verdi, Shelter Advocate - 401-236-8362

Jessica Walsh, Director of Prevention - 401-236-8345

Kath Whelan, LMHC, Counselor - 401-236-8348

Megan Whelan, On-Call Court Advocate - 401-236-8363

Nancy Wyatt, Office Assistant - 401-846-5263

Shante "Tay" Wynn, Men's Engagement Coordinator - 401-236-8344