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Board & Staff

Our Board

The Coalition is governed by a 17-member board of directors made up of 10 at-large community members and representatives from our five member organizations. Our Board of Directors provides strong leadership and oversight of DCADV and strives to maintain diversity in its makeup.

2022 Members at Large

Rene Baldrey

Kim Blanch

Michael Casson

Carley Davis

Cierra Hall-Hipkins

Dedra Handy

April L. Lyons-Alls

Susan Miller

Jennifer Naccarelli

Kathrin Schmalzing, Treasurer

2022 Member Program Representatives

CHILD, Inc. - Ann Altemus, Chair

CHILD, Inc. - Deianna Tyree-McDuffy

CLASI - Jayce Lesniewski, Esq., Secretary

Delaware Center for Justice - David Bever

People's Place II, Inc. - Blanche Creech

People's Place II, Inc. - Nancy Castellanos, Co-Chair

YWCA Delaware - Elizabeth McCourt


Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee

Nancy Castellanos, Committee Chair

Carley Davis

Cierra Hall-Hipkins, Co-Chair

Nina Jones, Staff

April Lyons-Alls

Susan Miller

Debra Reed

Sue Ryan, Staff


Our Staff

Ama Amponsah, Community Health Coordinator

Nick Beard, Policy Coordinator

Nina Jones, Administrative & Financial Assistant

Mariann Kenville-Moore, Director of Advocacy & Policy

Nikki Kerchevale, RPE Program Manager

Jacqueline Greenidge Nix, Director of Finance & Operations

Brooke Ophardt, Training & Prevention Specialist

Erin Ridout, Domestic Violence & Community Health Program Manager

Sue Ryan, Executive Director

Shelby Statham, Prevention Policy Specialist

Jennifer Uro, Communications & Fundraising Manager

Courtney Winkler, Training & Outreach Coordinator

Vacant, Prevention Director


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This page was last updated on 6/21/2022

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