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"From its unique vantage point as the statewide coalition, JDI helps us all connect the dots between policy, practice and services and strengthens our work in the communities we serve." ~ Linda Cavaioli, Executive Director, YWCA of Central Massachusetts


Board of Directors

Jane Doe Inc. Board of Directors
The JDI Board of Directors is comprised of directors of local coalition member programs as well as community members. In addition to their governance responsibilities, Board Members serve as ambassadors of JDI and help propel the strength and success of the coalition. JDI’s Board of Directors meets bi-monthly. Active committees of the board meet regularly between board meetings.

Suzanne C. Dubus, President
Marianne Winters, Treasurer
Stephanie Lee, Clerk
Ann Wallace, President-Elect
Karen Cavanaugh
Monica Cowart, Ph.D.
Mary Gianakis
Amarely Gutierrez Oliver
Sheila Green
James Heffernan
Maria Malavenda
Shannon Norton
Mary O’Brien
Kourou Pich


Jane Doe Inc. Members
JDI’s 58 members provide support and services for victims and survivors and their families of sexual and domestic violence in hundreds of communities throughout the Commonwealth. These community-based, non-profit, sexual and domestic violence organizations provide life saving and life changing support to tens-of-thousands of MA residents every year. JDI members also provide leadership in their communities through collaborations with health, education and criminal justice systems. JDI members ensure that system responses are accountable to victims.

JDI’s members participate in the design and development of new and effective innovations. JDI’s member-centric, victim focused paradigm ensures that the experiences of both survivors and our members drive our prevention, program and policy advocacy actions and priorities. Our member programs influence funding and JDI direction through their active participation in public policy advocacy and on JDI project committees. Member committees focus on topics from budget advocacy priorities, homicide prevention, education, training and men’s engagement to improving statewide responses to refugee, immigrant, people of color and LGBQ/T (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer and Transgender) survivors and advocates.  Read more about how JDI's members are organizing for social change!

Jane Doe Inc. Staff
Debra J. Robbin, Ed.M., Interim Executive Director
Maureen L. Gallagher, Director of Policy
Craig Norberg-Bohm, Men’s Initiative Coordinator
Terry Person, Special Projects Manager
Toni K. Troop, Director of Communications

To contact any JDI staff member,. call (617) 248-0922 or go to the contact us page.


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