The Bay Area Women's Center staff are highly trained to provide advocacy, support, and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Jeremy Rick, Executive Director
Board of Directors

Victim Support and Advocacy Services Staff
Sophia Bauer, Residential Program Manager
Krista Cherry, Crisis Office Advocate
Gina Lockwood, Forensic Program Specialist & Training Manager
Lauren Pauwels, Children's Therapist
Maggie Pickering, Sexual Assault Therapist
Jennifer Poppe, Crisis Intervention Supervisor
Tracy Rainey, Director of Crisis & Forensic Services
Savannah Wagner, Crisis Hotline Advocate
Tracy Waye, Victim Advocate

Inez Ybanez-Moreno, Non-Residential Domestic Violence & Transitional Supportive Housing Case Manager

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Staff
Jessica Behmlander, SANE Program Specialized Services
Shelli Endline, SANE Clinical Nurse Manager
Yvette Hurd, SANE Program Specialized Services

Administrative Staff
Jolene Cotsman, Program & Victim Support Coordinator
Amanda Courier, Volunteer Services Manager
Cierra Hessbrook, Community Outreach Specialist
Fran Kopka, Director of Business Operations
Lindsay Maynard Richardson, Director of Development 



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Volunteers are vital to BAWC and we would not be in existence without the work of volunteers who started our agency in 1975. We will thrive only as long as we have volunteers to complete our caring-compassionate staff.

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