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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.

Missy Mael

Missy (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.

Beth Shippert-Myers

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

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.

Ahmad Moghadam

Ahmad (he/him), our Compliance and Grants Specialist, researches and applies for grants and assists us with other fundraising efforts.

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.

Annie Bruns

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

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.

Heidi Kobor

Heidi (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.

Marcela Kyngesburye

Marcela (she/her), our Bilingual Victim Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments in English and Spanish.

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), our Helpline Services and Volunteer Coordinator, coordinates our helpline and advocacy, including helpline volunteers and on-call advocates.

Tierney Twing

Tierney (she/her), our Victim Advocate, responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments.

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.

Megan Murphy

Megan (she/her) is one of our On-Call Advocates. She responds to helpline calls and medical and legal accompaniments on nights and weekends.

Cassidy Schroeder

Cassidy (they/them), 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. They also provide advocacy on nights and weekends.

Sarah Yanke

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

Missy Mael

Missy (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 & Education 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, coordinates the logistics of the many presentations we do as well as all outreach efforts and risk reduction programming. Natalie also coordinates and teaches Chimera Self-Defense.

Natalia Hildner

Natalia (she/her), one of our Multicultural Community Outreach Specialists, 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.

Demond Hill

Demond Hill (he/him), our Mentoring Project Coordinator, leads our Youth Mentoring program seeking to engage and empower black at-risk youth in the west-side neighborhoods of Madison.

Shaquella Johnson

Shaquella (she/her), one of our Multicultural Community Outreach Specialists, 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.

Cassidy Schroeder

Cassidy (they/them), 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. They also provide advocacy on nights and weekends.

Bryn Cory

Bryn (she/her), one of our Chimera Instructors, teaches Chimera Self-Defense.

Natalie DeMaioribus

Natalie (she/her), our Education Programming Coordinator, coordinates the logistics of the many presentations we do as well as all outreach efforts and risk reduction programming. Natalie also coordinates and teaches Chimera Self-Defense.