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Board of Directors 


Elizabeth Cannon, President 
Associate Director, Civic House, University of Pennsylvania 

Kristen Feden, Esq., Vice President 

Attorney, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP 

Bernadette A. Kearney, Esq., Secretary

Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, PC

Brian Graham, CPA, Treasurer

Accounting Manager, National Medical Services, Inc. 

Martha Simelaro

Justin Friend, Assistant Public Information Officer, Upper Merion Township

Samantha Katz, Esq.

Attorney, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP 

Carrie Gish, Esq.

Akanksha Kalra, Esq. 

Stewart Ryan, Esq. 
Attorney, Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP

Norda Lewis



Jessica Carson, BS, CA, Community Outreach Education Programs Supervisor

Liz House, BS, Administration & Information Technology Supervisor 


Erin Milbourne, LCSW, CA, Direct Services Supervisor


Natacha Rivera, MS, Advocacy Coordinator /

Bilingual Systems Advocate 

Derrick Schmidt, MA, Volunteer Coordinator / Community Advocate


Lauren Uhl, LSW, CA, Client Information / Grant Management & Special Initiative Supervisor 

Mary Onama, Executive Director of VSC, stands outside the Montgomery County Courthouse .

Mary Onama, LMSW, Executive Director 

Mary Onama has been executive director of Victim Services Center of Montgomery County since 1998. A licensed social worker, she has extensive experience in social services delivery and management. She served as Assistant Director of Social Services at Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York and also as Director of Child Protective Services for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in New York, as well as other social service agencies. A graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mary earned a BA in Social Work and English and then went on to earn her Masters in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. She has an extensive background in social services administration and clinical services in New York and Pennsylvania. Mary is the past President of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) Board of Directors, Chair of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). Mary serves on the Montgomery County Victim Witness Policy Board, Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth Citizens Advisory and the Montgomery County Child Advocacy Center known as Mission Kids.

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