Leadership and Staff

Our team believes in triumph over trauma. Made up of highly-experienced, local professionals, Mission Kids’ staff is carefully trained to handle highly complex and emotional cases. 

Leadership Team

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Abbie Newman, RN, JD

Chief Executive Officer, External and Global Affairs

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Leslie Slingsby, MSW, LSW

Chief Executive Officer, Services and Operations

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Direct Services Team

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Jane Kim, Esq.

Program Director

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Susan Tymon

Case Coordinator

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Michelle Kline, MSS, LCSW

Forensic Interviewer Supervisor

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Pam Alvarado

Bi-lingiual Forensic Interviewer

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Jen Watson

Forensic Interviewer

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Clare Henderson

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Case Coordinator and Advocate

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Liz Nolan, MSW

Family Advocate Supervisor

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Adrienne Cavanaugh, MSW

Family Advocate

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Cyndi Woodruff

Mental Health Outcome Specialist

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Grace Knapke

Family Advocate

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Adriana Martinez Munoz

Bi-lingual Family Advocate

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Karina Trejo

Bi-lingual Family Advocate

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Maureen Convery

Receptionist/Child Care Specialist

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On-Site Mental Health Services Team*

*Members of our Mental Health Services Team are employees of our partner organization, Creative Health Services, who provide on-site mental health services to children served by Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center

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Kala Fell, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor and Liaison to Mission Kids

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Meaghan Kerper, MSW, LSW

Trauma Therapist

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Kelly Hagenbaugh, LSW

PSB Clinical Supervisor

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Caroline Kuzoian

Caroline Kuzoian, MS

PSB Trauma Therapist

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Stacie Courtney-Mustaphi, LMFT, CST

PSB Trauma Therapist

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Alexis Neimeyer, MSS, LSW

PSB Trauma Therapist

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External and Global Affairs Team

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Elizabeth Himsworth Evans

External Affairs Support Specialist

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Prevention Education & Training Team

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Michelle McDyre

Director of Prevention Education and Outreach

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Kaylee McCormick, MS

Trauma Training Project Manager

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Sarah Imbesi

Prevention Education Coordinator

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Jennifer Capone, M.S.Ed

Community Prevention Educator

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Haley Nicastro

Community Prevention Educator

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Hailey Noecker

Community Prevention Educator

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Veronica Trejo

Bi-lingual Community Prevention Educator

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Development & Marketing Team

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Paula Jones, CFRE

Director of Development

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Aja Beech

Aja Beech

Campaign Manager

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Erin Reiley

Grants Manager

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Ruth James

Development and Outreach Associate

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Kaity Andrey

Kaity Andrey

Communications, Marketing and Outreach Manager

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Rebecca Mueller

Rebecca Mueller

Marketing and Development Associate

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Administrative Team

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Maggie Rakaczewski, MA

Operations Administrator

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Theresa Anne Lazorko

Finance Manager

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Ryan Morris

Finance Associate

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