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Staff

Leadership & Support Staff

Erin Thornley Parisi

Erin, our Executive Director, provides visionary leadership for the agency’s services and directs the agency to meet its mission, strategic goals and objectives.

Jaime Sathasivam

Jaime (she/her), our Director of Client Programming, leads our counseling and advocacy services and coordinates community partnerships for county-wide sexual assault victim services.

Beth Shippert-Myers

Beth (she/her), our Director of Marketing & Development, oversees agency fund development, events, communications and marketing efforts.

Eileen Zeiger

Eileen (she/her), our Director of Education & Outreach Programming, manages the overall direction of the Community Education Department including education, outreach, prevention and risk reduction programming.

Evelyn Henn

Evelyn (she/her), our Office Manager, manages the main office facility, greets clients, collects and analyzes data and keeps all our programs running smoothly.

Sarah Yanke

Sarah (she/her), our Executive Assistant, provides assistance to our executive director and director of marketing & fund development.  On nights and weekends, Sarah provides On-Call Advocacy, responding to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments.

Jaime Sathasivam

Jaime (she/her), our Director of Client Programming, leads our counseling and advocacy services and coordinates community partnerships for county-wide sexual assault victim services.

Stephani Argandoña

Stephani (she/her), our Bilingual/Bicultural Counselor/Advocate, counsels clients whose primary language is Spanish and provides medical and legal advocacy for all victims.

Nora Burnham

Nora (she/her), our UW Campus Counselor/Advocate, counsels students on the UW-Madison campus, where she also conducts outreach and advocates for sexual assault victims engaged in the campus disciplinary process.  Nora also provides medical and legal advocacy.

Kianna Goodwin

Kianna (she/her) is an Advocate who responds to helpline calls as well as medical and legal accompaniments.

Annette Haas

Annette (she/her), our College Campus Counselor, provides counseling and outreach to students at Edgewood College and Madison College. Annette also provides medical and legal advocacy.

Madison Mayer

Madison (she/her), our Adult Counselor/Advocate, counsels clients ages 18 and over and provides medical and legal advocacy.

Lennea Rylander

Lennea (she/her), our Youth Counselor/Advocate for rural Dane County school districts, counsels youth ages 12-18 and provides medical and legal advocacy.

Alex Skalla

Alex (she/her) is our Crisis Services Coordinator, responsible for coordinating our helpline and advocacy, including helpline volunteers and on-call advocates.

Maggie Smith

Maggie (she/her), is our Youth Counselor/Advocate for students in the Madison metro area school districts. She counsels youth ages 12-18 and provides medical and legal advocacy.

Bridget Bell

Bridget (she/her), a Bilingual/Bicultural On-Call Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Jackie Ennenbach

Jackie (she/her), an On-Call Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Daniela Guerrero

Daniela (she/her), a Bilingual/Bicultural On-Call Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Heidi Healy

Heidi (she/her), an On-Call Advocates, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Valerie Johnson

Valerie (she/her), an On-Call Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Sarah Yanke

Sarah (she/her), our Executive Assistant, provides assistance to our executive director and director of marketing & fund development.  On nights and weekends, Sarah provides On-Call Advocacy, responding to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments.

Eileen Zeiger

Eileen (she/her), our Director of Education & Outreach Programming, manages the overall direction of the Community Education Department including education, outreach, prevention and risk reduction programming.

Heather Chun

Heather (she/her), our Prevention & Evaluation Specialist, is responsible for our prevention efforts with high schools, including gender equity clubs and she coordinates our GameChangers youth advisory board.

Natalie DeMaioribus

Natalie (she/her), our Education Programming Coordinator, coordinated the logistics of the many presentations we do as well as all outreach efforts and our risk reduction programming. Additionally, Natalie is a passionate Chimera instructor responsible for teaching Chimera Self-Defense, conducting research on effective risk-reduction programming and helping to expand Chimera offerings.

Cassidy Schroeder

Cassidy (they/them and she/her), our Outreach & Education Specialist, spends their days in high schools and middle schools throughout the county, giving presentation to students and conducts outreach and education with other community groups.

Jillian Stacey

Jillian (she/her), our African American-Community Outreach Specialist, conducts outreach in Dane County’s African American community to improve RCC’s response to African American and Black survivors of sexual assault and to help strengthen coordination and partnerships between RCC and agencies primarily serving African American and Black people.

Latinx-Community Outreach Specialist (Open)

Our Latinx-Community Outreach Specialist works with Latinx people and community agencies primarily serving Latinx people, to increase awareness about RCC’s bicultural and bilingual counseling, medical advocacy and legal advocacy services.

Linda Bishop

Linda (she/her) is one of our Chimera Instructors, responsible for teaching Chimera Self-Defense Designed for Women.

Bryn Cory

Bryn (she/her) is one of our Chimera Instructors, responsible for teaching Chimera Self-Defense Designed for Women.

Natalie DeMaioribus

Natalie (she/her), our Education Programming Coordinator, coordinated the logistics of the many presentations we do as well as all outreach efforts and our risk reduction programming. Additionally, Natalie is a passionate Chimera instructor responsible for teaching Chimera Self-Defense, conducting research on effective risk-reduction programming and helping to expand Chimera offerings.