Our Team
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Samantha Waterman

Executive Director

Executive Director & Politico, North Carolina

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Sheila Watson

Manager of Program Development

Martial Artist & Creative Writer, Victoria, Canada

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Dr. Jelena Nolan-Roll

Consulting Manager of Outreach & Engagement

Empowerment Activist, Bristol, UK & Croatia

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Tom Rose

Business & Nonprofit Consultant

Executive Director, Impact Personal Safety, Denver, Colorado

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Matt Duffy

Operations Consultant

Business & Political Consultant, Duffy Media, Inc., North Carolina

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Qwan Smith

Intern Extraordinaire

Research Intern, Georgia & DC

Board of Directors
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Julie Harmon, PhD

Board Chair

Director, IMPACT Safety at LifeCare Alliance, Columbus, Ohio 

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Dr. Sally Van Wright

Board Secretary

Martial Arts Sensei, Social Worker, and Counselor, Western Massachusetts

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Faye Henry

Board Treasurer

City Treasurer for Port St. Lucie, Florida

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Michael Peñafiel

Board Director

Senior Instructor & Instructor Trainer, IMPACT Personal Safety and Family Therapist, Southern California

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Michele Elefante

Board Director

Martial Arts Sensei and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, San Francisco and Palm Bay, Florida

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Onyemma Obiekea

Board Director

Public Health Advocate & Attorney at Law, Los Angeles, California

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Magdalena Diaz

Board Director

Title IX & Gender Equity Assistant Director & Case Manager, Cal State Fullerton, California

Violence Prevention Measurements Commission
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Dr. Jelena Nolan-Roll

Chair

Empowerment Activist, Bristol, UK & Croatia

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Erin Michaelson

Measurements Commission Member

Founder & CEO, Summery, San Francisco Bay Area, California

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Pâmela Mussi Valdez

Measurements Commission Member

Owner, Movimente Autodefesa, Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Dinta Suresh

Measurements Commission Member

Woman’s Studies Scholar, Kerala, India

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Magdalena Diaz

Measurements Commission Member

Title IX & Gender Equity Assistant Director & Case Manager, Cal State Fullerton, California

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Tine Ward

Measurements Commission Member

Founder & CEO, Rockflower, Inc, Rhode Island