Staff and Board


SCCADVASA’s dedicated board and staff work to make South Carolina safer by raising awareness, advocating for effective policies, and providing extensive training and technical assistance to member organizations’ advocates and allies.

If you would like more information about our work, or would like to get involved, please contact our office at (803) 256-2900.

Our 2015 Board

Ethel Weinberg, Chair
Kristin Dubrowski, Past Chair
Pam Belkevitz
Hope Blakely
Colleen Campbell Bozard
Jada Charley, Domestic Violence Interest Group Chair
Deb Cohan
Labrena Aiken Furtick, Dual Agencies Chair
Melissa Nichols, Sexual Assault Interest Group Chair
Eugene Rugala
Kelli Scurry
Neil Sondov
Ashley Cole Story
Valerie Williams

Our Staff

Sara Barber, Executive Director (Bio)

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Rebecca Williams-Agee, Associate Director (Bio)

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Portronda Lowery, Financial Coordinator (Bio)


Donna Thompson, Training and Events Coordinator (Bio)

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Courtney-Christie Paul, Training and Administrative Specialist (Bio)


Valerie Ekue, Member Organization Support Coordinator (Bio)

Katie Reid, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator (Bio)

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Damond Ford, Communications and Prevention Coordinator (Bio)


Alexis Stratton, Evaluation and Training Associate (Bio)