Team Members

  • Jannette Brickman

    Jannette has been involved in domestic violence policy, reform, or direct service since 1992. She joined Vera in October 2010 as a Senior Program Associate. Jannette provides training and technical assistance for grantees of the Disabilities Grant Program. Since joining...
  • Ashley Brompton

    Ashley Brompton joined the Center on Victimization and Safety as a Program Associate in November 2016. She brings passion and knowledge about individuals with disabilities, particularly intellectual and developmental disabilities, and criminal justice. At Vera, Ashley provides technical assistance to...
  • Anneliese Brown

    Anneliese Brown is the lead on the National Resource Center for Reaching Victim’s work to enhance victim services to better reach and meet the needs of crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime victims. Anneliese has been working to address...
  • Jacki Chernicoff

    Jacki Chernicoff, a Senior Program Associate, has been with the Center on Victimization and Safety for over a decade and in a variety of roles. She most recently oversaw the “Reaching Victims of Crime” Innovation Grants program through the National...
  • Jennifer Decker

    Jennifer works as a Program Associate for the Center on Victimization and Safety. She works with collaborations striving to improve services to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence who have disabilities or are Deaf. She brings many years of experience...
  • Radairis Diaz

    Radairis Diaz is the meeting and events planner for the Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice. She has experience in planning meetings and events specifically at The Roger Hotel and Pfizer. At Vera, Radairis assists...
  • Liam Esposito

    Liam Esposito is a white deaf transman who has been involved with the deaf Anti-violence movement for over 20 years as a board member, volunteer, advocate, executive director, trainer and consultant. Liam provides support to deaf anti-violence programs across the country,...
  • Sandra Harrell

    Sandra began her tenure with the Vera Institute of Justice in 2006 and is a Project Director in Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety. She oversees a variety of projects, including a federally-funded program that helps communities...
  • Amber Hodson

    As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) and certified sign language interpreter, Amber’s life and career has centered in Deaf communities. As one of the founding members of DeafHope, she is an Empowerment Director under their collective leadership structure. Through the Deaf Action Initiative, Amber...
  • Charity Hope

    Charity Hope, Deputy Director of the Center on Victimization and Safety, fosters collaboration among partner organizations; provides strategic direction and guidance to the complex change initiatives undertaken by the Center; makes connections between partners and key stakeholders in the crime...