a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization


Leanne Graham, MA, CA

President & CEO

Passionate about our mission, Leanne leads by example, overseeing our team of compassionate staff, interns and volunteers. Leanne's personal motto is to do as much as you can when you can do it and holds her team to the highest standard of excellence.

Larry Richard, CA

Director of Services

Larry leads our direct service team, made up of staff, interns, and volunteers, that provides 24-hour crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims of crime & trauma. Larry lives by the motto that "today is a great day to have a great day."

Erin Cole

Director of Advancement

Erin leads our development team, overseeing our marketing and advancement endeavors, including grants, events, and fundraising. Erin believes in the importance of integrity and compassion in building relationships and works to incorporate and share those values in her every day interactions.

Terry Costigan

Director of Finance

Terry oversees the agency's income and expenses. He assists Leanne in creating agency budgets and monitors cash flow to ensure we are staying in line with projections. Terry strongly believes that everyone should always do what is right.

Dana Zedak, LSW, CA

Senior Director of Educational Services

Dana provides on and offsite training to victim advocates, student interns, first responders, and other professionals who encounter victims in their day to day work. She thrives when teaching others to become better crisis workers and loves helping young professionals advance in their careers. 

Jan Apisa, CA

Director of Community Education

Jan is our face in the community, helping to spread awareness of victimization and our agency services through carefully tailored presentations to students, civic organizations and block watch groups. Jan loves love, and wants to share that sentiment with everyone.


Rebecca Cool, MSW, LSW

Supervisor of Community Resources

Jody James, MSW, LSW, CA

Supervisor of Advocacy Services

Alexandra Potter, MA, CA

Supervisor of Crisis Services

VaLandia Justice, MPA, CA

Services Manager


Susan Blankenship

Grant Writer

Brianna Carter

Administrative Assistant

Brooke Honkonen

Digital Media Specialist

Devan Weckerly, CA

Marketing Specialist

C.A. - Credentialed Advocate through the National Advocate Credentialing Program.

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