close Exit Site If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, or call a local hotline, or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224, or 911 if it is safe to do so. Learn more technology safety tips. There is always a computer trail, but you can leave this site quickly.
Donate Now Exit Site Add
Action Alert

NNEDV is proud to work with coalitions and advocates to center the needs survivors and ens [Read More]

Take Action

NNEDV Welcomes Six New Members to the Board of Directors

May 12, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: NNEDV Communications team ([email protected])

Washington, D.C. – The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is pleased to announce six new members joining our Board of Directors:

  • Sara Barber (Executive Director, South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault);
  • Rhonda Cunningham Holmes (Executive Director, Legal Counsel for the Elderly);
  • Karen M. Jarmoc (AVP Corporate Sustainability Leader, The Hartford);
  • Wendy Mahoney (Executive Director, Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence);
  • Sarah Prout Rennie, JD (Executive Director, Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence); and
  • Blessing Okorougo (Head of Social Advocacy, Tinder, Inc.).

Each of these new members brings unique knowledge, talents, and experience to NNEDV, helping the organization pursue our mission to create a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence no longer exists.

“NNEDV relies on the leadership, insight, and support of our Board of Directors, a visionary group of leaders committed to our work,” said Deborah J. Vagins, NNEDV President & CEO. “Strengthening connections across sectors, gathering experts who can lead with an intersectional lens, and centering the work of our member coalitions through our Board are top priorities. We are thrilled for Sara, Rhonda, Karen, Wendy, Sarah, and Blessing to join us and help fulfill this vision.”

Recognizing that domestic violence impacts people across every community, NNEDV strives to convene a Board representing a wealth of expertise and experience and reflecting the diversity of the people we serve. Each member of the NNEDV Board of Directors is fully dedicated to our purpose and mission, and acts prudently as stewards of our work and resources.

“I am excited to welcome the wealth of strategic leadership and vision Sara, Rhonda, Karen, Wendy, Sarah, and Blessing bring to the NNEDV Board of Directors to advance NNEDV’s mission, vision, and values,” said Gloria Aguilera Terry, NNEDV Board Chair and CEO of the Texas Council on Family Violence. “They join more than thirty years’ of NNEDV’s progress toward ending domestic violence; they leverage, expertise and knowledge and visioning toward a future with a social, political, and economic climate where domestic violence no longer exists.”

Meet our entire Board of Directors here.

###

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) represents the 56 U.S. state and territorial coalitions against domestic violence. NNEDV is a social change organization with a mission to create a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence no longer exists. NNEDV works to make domestic violence a national priority, change the way society responds to domestic violence, and strengthen domestic violence advocacy at every level.

Help us make every home a safe home

 

Together, we can end domestic violence