Wednesday, January 12, 2022
|The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) has announced their new slate of officers and welcomes new members to the Board of Directors.
The new Board Officers are:
New members to the NRCDV Board of Directors are:
- Board Chair, Sanu Dieng of Transition Family Violence Services
- Vice-Chair, Micaela Rios Anguiano of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
- Secretary, Jenna Foster of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
- Treasurer, Tiffany Chang Lawson of the Pennsylvania Department of State
Lisa Nitsch of the House of Ruth is returning as a Board member.
- Caroline Bishop LaPorte of the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
- Chris Stark of Central Lakes College
- Doris Dupuy of Resonance Network.
“We are in a historical moment with this change in Board leadership,” said Farzana Safiullah, NRCDV’s Chief Executive Officer. “Their commitment to the mission and vision of NRCDV will help us to continue to move forward our pledge to advancing racial justice and centering the experiences and oppressions of Black people, indigenous people, and other person(s) of color to eradicate anti-Blackness and dismantle white supremacy.”
NRCDV is honored to have been led by an outstanding Board for many years and is deeply grateful for the leadership and hard work of Dr. Johnny Rice II, Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott, Maria Jose Fletcher, Katie Ray Jones, and Etiony Aldarondo. “Our outgoing Board members set NRCDV on the course to grow the organization and ensure our advocacy and services are survivor-centered,” added Safiullah.
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence strengthens and transforms efforts to end domestic violence. It assists coalitions, advocates, providers and others by providing comprehensive resources, including statistics, research, position statements, statutes, training curricula, prevention initiatives, program information, and training and technical assistance on domestic violence and intersecting issues. NRCDV is committed to leading boldly in centering and amplifying the voices of traditionally marginalized communities in their work to attain safe and thriving communities for all.