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Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. – Executive Director & Counsel

Nyla Hendrick – Finance & Operations Manager

Stephanie Erdice – Chief of Programming

MCASA’S Program Division Staff

Rebecca Berkowitz, Esq. – College & Prevention Policy Attorney

David Disspain – Grants & Data Specialist

Chelsea Hood, MSW – Underserved Populations Policy Advocate & Training Assistant

Sarah Markos – PREA Analyst & Legal Advocate

Maeve Pond – SAFE/SART Policy Advocate

Jayhoun Rezai – Human Trafficking Policy Attorney

Grace Rupp – Virtual Services Specialist

Arianna Sessoms – Training & Outreach Specialist

Rachel Spiegelman, MSc – Communications Coordinator

Meredith Varsanyi – Training Program Coordinator

Beth Wynkoop, MSW, MSSP – Prevention & Education Policy Advocate

MCASA’S Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI) Staff

Lisae C. Jordan, Esq. – Director

Ashley N. Young, Esq. – Managing Attorney

Carrie Tirrell, Esq. – Senior Staff Attorney

Rebecca Berkowitz, Esq. – Staff Attorney

Andrea Finuccio, Esq. – Staff Attorney

Elaine Holmes, Esq. – Staff Attorney

Lindsey O'Neill, Esq. – Staff Attorney

Damir Siahkoohi, Esq. – Staff Attorney

Laura Jessick, M.A. – SAKI Project Manager 

Camden Fowler – Senior Legal Advocate

Juan Luis Ayllón Quirós – Bilingual Legal Advocate

Miguel Alejandro Centurion Estrada – Bilingual Legal Advocate

Alexia Gardner – Bilingual Legal Advocate

Katie Wicklund – Bilingual Legal Advocate





MCASA’S Board of Directors
as of October 2020  

Anne T. Bean, LCSW-C – President (Cecil County Department of Community)

Beth Anne Langrell – Vice President (Executive Director, For All Seasons)

Alice Wilkerson – Treasurer (Executive Director, Strong Future Maryland)

D. Melynda Clarke, LCPC, DMin., MS, MPA, NCC, CCTP-II –Member (Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center)

Sarah Kaiser, MS – Member (Executive Director, Family Crisis Resource Center, Inc.)

Nancy Lineman, Esquire – Member

Mary Shine, LCSW-C, LICSW – Member (Former child welfare social worker, Montgomery County)