Staff and Board


SCCADVASA’s small, but 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 program 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)