Key Partners & Advisory Board Members

NOVA is grateful for the support and leadership of our NALC Partners and Advisory Board Members. These victim service leaders represent the diverse and growing field of victim assistance. In collaboration with our partners, NALC seeks to promote and advance the professionalization and quality of victim advocacy.

NALC Key Partners:

Mai Fernandez, Executive Director
National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)

Kim Pentico, Director of Economic Justice
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

Jose Juan Lara Jr. MS, National Trainer
National Latin@ Network, a project of Casa de Esperanza

Heidi Notario, MA, Training and Technical Assistance Manager
National Latin@ Network, a project of Casa de Esperanza

Julie Schoen, Deputy Director
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Laura L. Dunn, Founder & Executive Director
SurvJustice

Meg Garvin, Executive Director
National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)

Zoe Flowers, Program Manager
Women of Color Network Inc. (WOCN Inc.)

Jennifer Marsh, Vice President of Victim Services
Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN)

Dan Eddy, Executive Director
National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (NACVCB)

NALC Advisory Board Members:

Cheryl Banks, Community Educator
Prince George’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center (DV/SAC)

Colleen Phelan, Victim Advocate
Pima County Attorney’s Office

Cindy Kuhr, Victim Specialist, Independent Consultant
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I)

Lisa DeGeeter (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), Executive Director
Harcum House, Child Advocacy Center of Fairfield County

Luis F. Bispo, (NVAA Fall 2014 Alum), DoD Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major
US Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Vanessa Guyton (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), CEO/Executive Director
Consulting Experts & Associates, LLC

Mary-Justine Todd, (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), Founder and Executive Director
Women’s Crisis Care International (Bahrain)

Maricella Montoya Carter (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), Interim Executive Director
The Center for Sexual Assault Survivors

Lakisha Toussaint, (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), U.S. Army Major, Victim Advocate Volunteer
U.S. Army, Families in Crisis

Naticia Bryson (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), Criminal Restitution Specialist
Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office

Cindi Haycox Wellman (NVAA Spring 2015 Alum), Program Director
Geauga County Prosecutor Victim/Witness Program

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