NSPN Advisory Board

National Safe Place Network (NSPN) utilizes its National Advisory Board to connect with affiliates, monitor changing trends in the field of youth and family services, mobilize advocacy efforts, and inform NSPN strategic initiatives.

The Advisory Board members agree to:

  • Support the mission and vision of National Safe Place Network.
  • Utilize knowledge, skills, and partnerships to positively impact efforts to help youth in crisis.
  • Support the policy efforts of the Network as approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Contribute to network efforts though consultation, personal giving, and programmatic support.

Members of the Advisory Board agree to serve three-year terms and include youth, program managers, Safe Place® coordinators, business partners, executive leaders, and others. If you are interested in serving on the NSPN Advisory Board, please contact [email protected]

National Advisory Board Members

Michelle Tutunjian | Advisory Board Chair, Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

John Andoh, Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority

Promod Bishnoi, Mountain Comprehensive Care Center

Dave Brennan, YMCA Safe Place 

Judith Clark, Hawaii Youth Services Network

Valerie Douglas, The Center for Youth

Isaiah Duncan, Y-Now Mentoring Program

Sydney Foster, Immerse Arkansas

Allicia Frye, Jonathan’s Place

Arash Ghafoori, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

Melinda Giovengo, Youth Care

Joli Guenther, Wisconsin Association of Runaway and Homeless Youth Services

Curtis Joe, Sea Haven, Inc.

Kirstin London, Looking Glass Community Services

Tibby Milne, Utah Council for Crime Prevention

Kelsey Mosley, Haven House Services

David Mount, Seton Youth Shelters

Lara Sickel, Synergy Services

Erin Strohbehn, Youth in Need

Timothy Wright, ACH Child and Family Services