WRCNM Leadership


WRCNM Leadership Team

  • Gail Kloss, Executive Director
    Overall management of the agency: policies/procedures, personnel/programming, fiscal responsibility, compliance and community/donor relations.
  • Andrea Koch, Assistant Director
    Responsible for human resources activities, personnel training/safety, administrating policies/procedures, supporting legal and regulatory compliance, collaborating with the Finance Director on payroll and benefits plans, and supervising Gold Mine Resale Shops.
  • Haley Schneider, Housing and Advocacy Program Director
    Responsible for overseeing the Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault Program’s Safe Home, Sexual Violence Prevention Program, Transitional Supportive Housing and the 24-Hour Help and Information line.
  • Suzann Barger, Outreach and Advocacy Program Director
    Responsible for supervising and monitoring the Children’s Advocacy Center and the Advocacy and Systems Change initiatives.
  • Nicole Dixon, Children’s Services Program Director
    Responsible for supervising and monitoring the Children’s Learning Center, GSRP/WRCNM Preschool to ensure program standards are met and that a safe and educational children’s program is operated.
  • Joan Jewell, Finance Director
    Responsible for all accounting functions of the agency providing general and specific direction for all fiscal activities to the Executive Director.
  • Kari VandenBrink, Development Director
    Responsible for the planning and implementation of agency fundraising activities, benefits, grant writing/research, and donor relations.
  • Rebecca Byron, Counseling and Advocacy Program Director
    Responsible for overseeing the Counseling Department, Sexual Assault and Response Team Program, and Education and Employment Services.
  • Claire Houser, Marketing and Communications Director
    Responsible for developing and implementing internal/external communications, materials, website, and social media for WRCNM programs and services, events, and the agency in general.

WRCNM Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a policy-setting group comprised of individuals committed to the WRCNM mission who may serve a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms. WRCNM Board of Directors:

  • Establish and review agency objectives, goals and missions
  • Review and approve organizational policies
  • Review and approve major plans/programs
  • Review and approve the operating budget
  • Hire and review the performance of the Executive Director

For more information, call (231) 347-0067.


  • Annette Eustice, President
  • Erika Van Dam, Vice-President
  • Debra Kiteley, Treasurer
  • Claire Forster, Secretary
  • Laura Dinon
  • Diana Eberhart
  • Natalie Blake Kasiborski
  • Taylor Malpass
  • Brittany McNeil
  • Diane Raab
  • Karen Ragland
  • Lindsey Young

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