Our Staff

Manili Alaniz
Legal & Medical Advocate (Bilingual)

Bit Gebrekristos
Legal & Medical Advocate (Austin)


Dr. LaShanda Nalls
Director of Trauma Therapy

Maggie Arthur
Director of Education & Training

Emma Gonzalez
Prevention Educator


Sharonda Polk
Legal & Medical Advocate (Austin)

Sil Castlebury
Case Management Specialist

Erica Hungerford
Office Manager

Carolina Sánchez
Supervisor of Advocacy Services

Annalise Castro
Trauma Therapist

Leah Hungerford
Director of Finance & Administration

Elon Sloan
Austin Prevention Educator

Alexa Diego
Trauma Intervention Specialist

Sarah Layden
Director of Programs & Public Policy

Lizzy Springer
Marketing & Communications Manager

Miranda Ehmke
Development Manager

Alex Martinez
Medical Advocacy Coordinator

Candice Tindell
Training & Outreach Manager

Katie Forrest, MSW
Programs Assistant

Reneé Miranda-Beristain
Trauma Therapist & Clinical Intern Supervisor

Stephanie Waller
Supervisor of Advocacy Services


Aly Garback
Legal & Medical Advocate

Gabrielle Molden
Trauma Therapist (Austin)

Erin Walton
Executive Director


Kim Garvey
Advocacy Volunteer Coordinator


Amy O’Keeffe
Director of Development


Nina Wilson
Prevention Educator & OMMB Coordinator