Domestic Violence Center Looks For Board Members
Founded in 1983 in response to a pressing area need for domestic violence services, the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley continues to serve families in need, and is committed to “promoting and preserving non-abusive, non-violent family systems.”
Currently, the SCV Domestic Violence Center Board is seeking applications for membership to the Board, including those interested in serving as volunteers as well as honorary positions with the Domestic Violence Center.
“We are currently in a growth mode. We want to grow the agency, grow the Board and continue to provide more and better services to those in need,” commented Jorja Harris, President of the Board of Directors.
The Board is currently comprised of seven members, including: Jorja Harris, President; Dean Anderson, Vice President; Kevin Tonoian, Treasurer; Lt. Brenda Cambra, Bob Nelson, Gail Ortiz and Michelle Voetberg. The
Center’s co-executive directors are Jean Albrent and Samantha Thomas. Councilmember Bob Kellar serves as an honorary board member.
The Santa Clarita Valley Domestic Violence Center is the premier provider of services for victims and batterers associated with domestic violence. Services provided include: emergency shelter, 24-hour hotline, women’s support groups, crisis intervention, individual counseling, children’s therapy, legal service referrals, a court approved batterer’s program, community education outreach and community services.
For more information about how to apply to the Board, contact the Domestic Violence Center at 661-259-8175.