Staff

Staff

Barbi Lona
Program Associate
Barbi Lona has been assisting with monitoring project management and administration at NCCD since 2016, first as an administrative assistant and now as a program associate....
Researcher
Mike Malloy joined NCCD as a researcher in February 2017. Prior to that, he worked as a deputy data director for the Wisconsin Democratic Coordinated Campaign during the 2016...
Program Associate
Lynnā McPhatter-Harris, MS, EdD, is a program associate with NCCD, where her primary work is to assist child welfare agencies in their implementation of strengths-based,...
Heather Meitner
Child Welfare Practice and Team Decision Making Manager
Heather Meitner, MSW, is the Child Welfare Practice and Team Decision Making Manager with NCCD. She works nationally with child welfare organizations as a trainer and...
Karen Meulendyke
Program Associate
Karen Meulendyke primarily develops and implements Structured Decision Making ® systems to support child welfare and adult protective service agencies. Prior to this, she...
Katie Meyer
Program Associate
Katie Meyer joined NCCD’s Madison office as a program associate in 2012 to work on the promotion, marketing, development, and implementation of NCCD’s Juvenile Assessment and...
Senior Accountant
Belinda Nip is senior accountant with NCCD. She works with the controller to complete monthly close procedures and to prepare monthly financial statements. She also handles...
Przemyslaw Nowaczyk
Researcher
Przemyslaw Nowaczyk joined NCCD as a researcher in 2019. Previously, he worked as a data analyst and researcher for various nonprofit, government, and for-profit research...
Deirdre O'Connor
Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives
Deirdre O’Connor , MSW, LCSW, is NCCD's associate director for strategic initiatives, based in Washington, DC. Deirdre has experience working with child welfare, juvenile...
Desktop Support
Alex Palamides joined NCCD as desktop support in October 2016. In addition to providing direct support to staff, he helps maintain documentation, monitors IT workload, and...