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Staff Directory

Please call (618) 549-4807 Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm


Executive Director: Jennifer Gulley, ext. 231 email: executivedirector@empoweringsurvivors.org
Assistant Director: Martha Shum, ext. 225 email: assistantdirector@empoweringsurvivors.org
Development Specialist: Tara Bell, ext. 228 email: development@empoweringsurvivors.org
Executive Assistant: Laura Van Abbema, ext. 223 email: execassistant@empoweringsurvivors.org
Human Resources Specialist: Marissa Henderson, ext. 250 email: humanresources@empoweringsurvivors.org
Fiscal Manager: Sha Luo, ext. 222 email: fiscal@empoweringsurvivors.org
Maintenance: Debbie Roberts, ext. 291 email: maintenance@empoweringsurvivors.org

Domestic Violence Program

Domestic Violence Program Coordinator: Anna Margrum, ext. 227 email: dv@empoweringsurvivors.org
Domestic Violence Case Manager: Jennifer Rapacz, ext. 248 email: dvcasemanager@empoweringsurvivors.org
Transitional Housing Case Manager: Sarah Settles, ext. 254 email: housingcasemanager@empoweringsurvivors.org
Domestic Violence Residential Service Manager: Sonya Clark, ext. 240 email: residentialmanager@empoweringsurvivors.org
Child Counselor/Advocate: Julian Wells, ext. 257 email: dvchildcounselorcdale@empoweringsurvivors.org
Child Counselor/Advocate: Wendy McDaniel, ext .256 email: dvchildcounselor@empoweringsurvivors.org
Child Advocate: Maria Herrera, ext. 233 email: dvchildadvocate@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adult Counselor: Abby Odior, ext. 263 email: dvcounselorcdale@empoweringsurvivors.org
Data Administrator: Alyssa Chruszczyk, ext. 224 email: data@empoweringsurvivors.org
Medical/Legal Advocate: Elizabeth Heniff , ext. 255 email: dvadvocatecdale@empoweringsurvivors.org
Shelter Attendant: Obsitu Keno, ext.230 email: food@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adult Counselor Marion Office: Jo Kirch Benz, (618) 997-0949 ext. 22 email: dvcounselormarion@empoweringsurvivors.org
Williamson County Court Advocate: VACANT, (618) 997-0949 ext. 25 email: dvadvocatemarion@empoweringsurvivors.org
Franklin County Advocate: Jama Stanton, (618) 438-4118 email: franklincolegaladvocate@empoweringsurvivors.org
Lead Advocate Counselor Harrisburg Office: Diane Taborn, (618) 294-8641 ext. 222 email: dvadvocatehburg@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adult Counselor Harrisburg Office: April Scales, (618) 294-8641 ext. 223 email: dvcounselorhburg@empoweringsurvivors.org
Children's Advocate/Counselor Harrisburg Office: Rachel Brenningmeyer, (618) 294-8641 ext. 221 email: dvchildcounselorhburg@empoweringsurvivors.org

Rape Crisis Services

Program Coordinator: Anna Hughes, ext. 235 email: rcs@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adolescent Counselor: Tor Neal, ext. 262 email: rcsadolescentcounselor@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adult Counselor (Jackson, Union & Perry counties): VACANT, ext. 237 email: rcscounselorcdale@empoweringsurvivors.org
Adult Counselor (Williamson, Franklin, Johnson & Saline counties): Teresa Eubanks (618) 993-0803, ext. 23 email: rcscounselormarion@empoweringsurvivors.org
Prevention Educator: Carlee Coplea, ext. 264 email: preventioneducator@empoweringsurvivors.org
Child & Adolescent Counselor: Paige Keneipp, ext. 251 email: rcschildcounselor@empoweringsurvivors.org
Legal Advocate (Jackson, Union & Perry counties): Patrice Mannie, ext. 236 email: rcsadvocatecdale@empoweringsurvivors.org
Community Outreach Manager: Nancy Maxwell, ext. 249 email: outreach@empoweringsurvivors.org
RCS Advocate Marion Office: VACANT, (618) 993-0803 ext. 24 email: rcsadvocatemarion@empoweringsurvivors.org
RCS Advocate Harrisburg Office: Erin Frey, (618) 294-8641 ext. 224 email: rcsadvocatehburg@empoweringsurvivors.org

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