Leadership

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

Therapist

Supervisors
 

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

Ann Ficke, LSW, Client Information Specialist & Supervisor of Programs 

Liz House, BS, Administration & Information Technology Supervisor 

 

Erin Milbourne, LCSW, CA, Direct Services Supervisor

 

Natacha Rivera, MS, Advocacy Coordinator /

Bi-Lingual Systems Advocate 

 

Lauren Uhl, BS, CA Volunteer Recruitment & Special Projects Supervisor 

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.

Our mission is to provide advocacy and counseling for all who have been affected by sexual violence and other crimes against the person and to promote sensitivity and awareness in the community through education. Founded in 1974 as Women Against Rape, we have been supporting survivors and their families for more than 40 years. Victim Services of Montgomery County, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Call our free, 24-hour hotline at 1-888-521-0983.

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