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Melody Adams joined NCCD as an accounting assistant in May 2013. Her duties include processing and reconciling accounting information. She also reviews and codes financial dat...
Director of Human Resources and Administration
Toni Aleman directs all agency operational and administrative activities, including the areas of personnel/human resources, operational systems/technology, administrative serv...
Steven Bandes joined NCCD as a data analyst for the SafeMeasures ® team in October 2014. He previously worked as a software test engineer at Epic and as an English teacher in...
Program Support Specialist
Sarah Beach joined NCCD in 2016 as a program support specialist, producing manuals, reports, presentations, and various other documents. Prior to this she worked as a program...
Kate Beier, LMSW, is a program associate with NCCD, where her primary work is to assist child welfare agencies in their implementation of strengths-based, solution-focused soc...
Andrea Bogie is a researcher with NCCD and has extensive experience with research and analysis in child welfare, juvenile delinquency, the adult aging population, and monitori...
Marianna Borowski is a programmer with the SafeMeasures ® analytics team and has been with NCCD since 2014. Mari has a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a concentration in a...
Alysia Chang joined NCCD as a business analyst with the SafeMeasures® team in 2016. During her undergraduate studies, Alysia interned with the membership department of a polit...
Amy Cipolla Stickles-Wynen
Senior Program Specialist
Amy Cipolla Stickles-Wynen has long been involved in struggles for equity and justice for transracial adoptees, children and families impacted by the foster care system, teena...
Director of Application Development
Timothy J. Connell, PhD, brings a unique combination of statistical analysis, research design, and software development skills to NCCD, where he focuses on creating innovative...