Leadership Team

Executive Team

Catherine Zeiner, Executive Director

Karen Camboulives, Director of Finance & Administration

Emma Palzere-Rae, Director of Development & Communications
email Director of Development & Communications

Katherine Verano, Director of Client Services

Nancy Almeida Crocker, Supervisor of Counseling & Family Services

Anne Wernau, Supervisor of Violence is Preventable and Healthy Relationships Programs

Kris Wraight, Violence Prevention Educator & Program Coordinator

Teresa Kramer, Human Resources & Facilities Manager

Melva O’Neill, Community Engagement Coordinator
email Community Engagement Coordinator


Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Laura Mooney

Community Volunteer, Former Board Chair of Lyme Youth Services Bureau

Amanda L. Sisley
Vice President
Attorney, Block, Janney & Pascal, LLC

Darcie C. Folsom
Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy, Connecticut College

Julie L. O’Connor
Credit Department Manager, Dime Bank Corporate Office



Elsie C. Childs
Community Volunteer

Suzanne Walsh Erno
Vice President, The Washington Trust Company

Michael L. Graves
Project Manager, Dominion Nuclear

Jennifer Manke
Teacher, John M. Moriarty Elementary School

Elizabeth Mugavero
Strategic Communications Consultant, Prudential Retirement

Jeffrey V. Nixon
Chief of Police, Groton Long Point Police

Shannon Norenberg
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, US Coast Guard Academy

Roger W. Parkman
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Essex

Lisa H. Picarazzi
Senior Project Controls Specialist, Dominion Nuclear

Kimberly Sanchez
Associate Director, Office of Volunteers for Community ServiceConnecticut College

Catherine Zeiner
Executive Director, Safe Futures