Staff + Board

Our Staff


Rachel Valentine, Executive Director
Shelley Gist Kennedy, Volunteer Coordinator
O. Laing,
  Business and Finance Manager

Clinical + wellness

Stephanie Basakis, Clinical Case Manager
Hannah Rideout, Support Group Coordinator

Education + Outreach

Tracey Miller, Director of Outreach and Community Engagement
Soleir Gordon-Schaefer, Latino Services Coordinator
Hailey Levia, Rape Prevention Program Manager
Sunny Osment, Bilingual Rape Prevention Education Assistant
Sol Pederson, Youth Education Program Manager

Advocacy + Policy

Boluwatife Aluko,  Crisis Response Assistant
Aleksandra Bachvarova, Crisis Response Assistant
A. Cardenas,
Advocacy Case Coordinator
Susana Castaneda, Bilingual Online Helpline Assistant
Shana Sobhani, Crisis Response Assistant
Setareh Vahdati-Shams, Crisis Response Assistant

Development + Communications

Gentry Hodnett, Development and Communications Director
Molly Gant, Communications Coordinator
Jacob Nelson, Development Coordinator

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center. Board members work with staff to ensure that all programs and services are in line with the mission and vision.

Dulce Esperanza Castillo
Stacie Chapman
Julia Da Silva, President
Lauren Erickson Bennett, Treasurer
Saira Estrada
Emily Gavilanes
Shanda Hamlett
Cindy Hoang
Kelly Holcombe
Ryan Huckabee, Secretary
Annie Johnston, Vice President
Kimberly Jones
Christian Lawson
Ali Miller
Brooks Rainey Pearson
Audrey Shore
Trisha Socias
Jeff Strickler
Phil Venable

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