Our Board

The Board of Dawn's Place includes a number of professionals who collectively have more than 30 years of experience in helping women trapped in CSE. They come from diverse backgrounds including medical doctors, social workers, education specialists, public policy experts, criminal justice figures, and survivors themselves. All of these individuals have made a commitment to helping women out of CSE and informing the public of the unsuspected evils of CSE to women.

Officers:
President

Mary DeFusco, Esq.
Defender Association of Philadelphia

Vice-President

Katina Sawyer, PhD
Assistant Professor Management
George Washington University

Secretary

Shea M. Rhodes, Esq.
Director, Villanova Law Institute to Address
Sexual Exploitation

Treasurer

Thomas Geddes Gilchrist, CPA, ACMA, CGMA 
Finance Committee

Directors:

Ann McCain Brown M.A.R.
Author

Sr. Maureen Erdlen, SSJ, LSW, MBA, JD/MPP
General Counsel

Everett Gillison, Esquire
Defender Association of Philadelphia

Gerry Givnish
Neighborhood Representative

Mary Ellen Marzullo, BA, Education
Development Committee Co-chair

Tambora Reaves

Women Survivor Advocate, Independent Artist
 

Elizabeth Turner, M.D.
Development Committee Co-chair

Deborah J. Wojno, M.A.

Fundraiser

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