Vice President of Programs & Emerging Issues
Rene Renick leads NNEDV’s coalition capacity, economic justice and housing technical assistance projects and NNEDV’s special project addressing the intersection of HIV infection and domestic violence. Rene also serves as NNEDV’s liaison with corporate foundation partners. She is a member of the national advisory board for Love is Respect.Org, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle, and represents NNEDV on the National Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Council.
Rene has more than 30 years of experience in the field of mental health, sexual assault and providing support and services for victims of domestic violence. With expertise in trauma informed services, Rene has extensive national and international experience in training advocates, allied professionals and academic audiences on how to respond and advocate for battered women and their children. Rene holds a Master’s in Counseling from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and an Executive Master’s Degree of Business Administration from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.