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Melody Adams is NCCD’s accounting assistant, working closely with the CFO/COO, controller, and accounting staff to ensure accurate processing and reconciling of accounting...
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...
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...
Miguel Becerra joined NCCD as a researcher in 2017. Prior to joining NCCD, Miguel worked for various non-profit organizations, government agencies, and educational...
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...
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...
Sue Breckenridge joined NCCD in 2017 as an editor and is part of the team that produces polished and effective proposals, presentations, reports, manuals, articles, and many...
Cynthia Burnson joined NCCD in 2018 as a researcher. Prior to joining NCCD, Cynthia was with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin, where she studied...
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,...