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Board of Directors

Heather Jensen, President

Tracy McCaughey, Immediate Past President

Lauren Haley, Vice President

Brian Casilli, CFE, Treasurer

Cara Hart, Secretary

Amy Parks

Daniel Baker

Ashley Bendiksen

Crystal Peralta

Renee Harriston

Jessica Mathis

Maureen Cronin

Cristina Almeida, MPA

Anna Matos-Mournighan


Jessica Walsh, Executive Director

Megan Whelan, Director of Client Services

Sydney Ormerod, Director of Prevention


Erica Baker, LMHC, Counseling Program Manager

Megan Bradley, LMHC, Counselor

Sara Brown-Knight, LMHC, Counselor

Susan Donoghue, Finance Manager

Courtney Cassidy, Housing Advocate

Makalah Chapman, Health Equity Zone Coordinator of Equitable Development Strategies

Erin Flannery, Family Violence Option Advocate

Milena Furano, Crisis and Law Enforcement Advocate

Elizabeth Gallagher, LGBTQ+ Advocate

Ricky Guerrero, Systems Advocacy Manager

Misty Jackson, Court Advocate

Becky Knight, Office Manager

Janisse Lee, Family Violence Option Advocate

Taryn Mazza, Health Equity Zone Strategy Coordinator

Amanda Minor, Ph.D., Counselor

Katanga Norville, Family Violence Option Advocate

Aida Ortiz, Family Violence Option Advocate

Suzanne Raposa, LICSW, MSW, Counselor

Chelsea Shapiro, COVID Advocate

Eugenia Silva, LMHC, Counselor

Franchesca Silva, Bilingual Housing Advocate

Nisha Sundararaj, LMHC, Counselor

Marcia Whalen, MS, Counselor

Jazmine Wray, Housing Advocacy Manager

The Women’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate against a volunteer, an employee or applicant in employment of conditions or opportunities for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status such as disability, age, marital and family status, sexual orientation and gender identity, health status, place of residence, economic and social situation.