Leadership And Governance

Board of Directors

Scott Berkowitz, President and Founder
Regan Burke, Chairperson
Cybele Daley, Treasurer
Katherine Miller
Tracy Sefl, Secretary

National Leadership Council

Christina Ricci, Chair of the National Leadership Council and National Spokesperson
Jaffer Abbasi
Paige Adams-Geller
Florence Buchanan
Susan Chanin
Mick and Colette Foley
Berit Kyllo Francis and Michael Francis
Neil Gaiman
Melissa and Michael Gallagher
Kelly Johnson
Marci Matthews
Paul McComas
Alice Sebold
Jennifer Shipe
Nicholas Wools

The National Leadership Council is a leadership group of individuals who have been recognized based on their commitment to RAINN's mission of supporting victims of sexual assault and bringing their attackers to justice.

Key Staff

Chelsea Bowers, Development Director
Katherine Hull, Vice President for Communications
Jennifer Marsh, Vice President for Victim Services
Rebecca O'Connor, Vice President for Public Policy

Program Advisory Board

Judy Benitez
Executive Director
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault
Hammond, LA

Peggy Brown
Executive Director
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Juneau, AK

Annette Burrhus-Clay
Executive Director
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Austin, TX

Crystal Collette
Project EMERGE Director (victims with disabilities)
Vera House
Syracuse, NY

Carol Ann Ellis
Director of Victim Services
Fairfax Police Department
Fairfax, VA

Patti Giggans
Peace Over Violence
Los Angeles, CA

Harriet Lessel
Executive Director
New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault
New York, NY

Jen Luettel-Schweer
Sexual Assault and Health Issues Coordinator
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Carmella Peoples, M.P.H.
Victim Assistance Specialist
Overseas Citizens Services
U.S. Department of State

Emily Resnik
Candidate for Masters, GW
Washington, DC/Cincinnati, OH

Gordon Vance
Director of Programs
National Runaway Switchboard
Chicago, IL

Rebecca Ward
Executive Director
Centro de Ayuda a Victimas de Violacion
San Juan, PR

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