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Our Leadership

Our Board consists of representatives of member programs and the community at large. The full Membership body of 60 independent, community-based, domestic violence programs across the state, remains active in the policy and programmatic leadership of the Coalition's anti-violence work in Pennsylvania.

Our Membership

Member Leadership

Chairperson, Maria Macaluso, Women's Center of Montgomery County, Elkins Park
Vice Chairperson, Bruce Harlan, Women's Services, Inc., Meadville
Secretary, Michele Minor Wolf, Victims' Intervention Program, Honesdale
Western Regional Representative, Michelle Robinson-Ritter, Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
Central Regional Representative, Susan Mathias, Transitions of PA
Eastern Regional Representative, Vashti Bledsoe, Lutheran Settlement House, Philadelphia

Member Programs

A Safe Place, Inc., Warren & Forest Counties
Executive Director - Terri Allison
A Way Out
A Woman's Place
Abuse and Rape Crisis Center
Alice Paul House
Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center, Inc., Michelle Bond
Battered/Formerly Battered Women's Caucus, Traci Bletz & Robin Shaffer, Co-Chairs
Berks Women In Crisis, Mary Kay Bernosky
Blackburn Center, Anne Emmerling
C.A.P.S.E.A., Billie Jo Weyant
Center For Victims, Laurie MacDonald
Centre County Women's Resource Center, Anne Ard
Clinton County Women's Center, Deb Zinck
Community Action, Inc./Crossroads Project, Suella Himes
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., Waleska Maldonado
Crisis Center North, Grace A. Coleman
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County, Debby Hennon
Domestic Abuse Project/Blair County, Jackie Bevan
Domestic Abuse Project/Delaware County, Rita Buckley Connolly
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, Dolly Wideman-Scott
Domestic Violence Intervention of Lebanon County, Inc., Jennifer Snyder
Domestic Violence Service Center, Inc., Paula Triano
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties, Ann Shields
Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County, Donna "Bonnie" Glover
Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA, Inc., Michelle Robinson-Ritter
Gender & Sexual Justice Caucus, Hillery Cramer & Bethany Bower, Co-Chairs
HAVEN of Tioga County, Karen Harvey
HAVIN, Inc., Jo Ellen Bowman
Huntingdon House, Jean Riddle Collins
Laurel House, Beth Sturman
Lutheran Settlement House/Bilingual Domestic Violence Program, Vashti Bledsoe
PPC Violence Free Network, Cindy Curran
SAFE (Stop Abuse For Everyone), Donna Keller
Safe Journey, Lori Palisin
SafeNet, Linda Lyons King
Schuylkill Women In Crisis, Sally Casey
Sullivan County Victim Services, Peg Ross
Survivors, Inc., Terri Hamrick
The Abuse Network, Crystal Paige
Transitions of PA, Susan Mathias
Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc., Lori Sywensky
Victim Outreach Intervention Center, Heidi Artman
Victims' Intervention Program, Michele Minor Wolf
Wise Options - YWCA Williamsport, Diane Glenwright
Women Against Abuse, Inc., Jeannine Lisitski
Women In Need, Inc., Barbara Channing 
Women In Transition, Inc., Roberta Hacker
Women of Color Caucus, Michelle Malone & Charlene Woods, Co-Chairs
Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, Shirl Regan
Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour, Zabrina Finn
Women's Center of Beaver County, Darlene Thomas
Women's Center of Montgomery County, Maria Macaluso
Women's Help Center, Inc., Susan Shahade
Women's Resource Center, Inc., Margaret Ruddy
Women's Resources of Monroe County, Inc., Lauren Peterson
Women's Services Inc./The Greenhouse, Bruce Harlan
Your Safe Haven, Jeannee Mallow
YWCA of Bradford/Victims' Resource Center, Amy Pearce
YWCA of Greater Harrisburg/Domestic Violence Services, Rhonda Hendrickson
YWCA York/ACCESS, Richard Azzaro

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