Our Team

Safe+Sound Somerset is proud of our highly dedicated and qualified team of diverse professionals and volunteers. Whether an advocate in our emergency shelter or in court, a counselor, an administrative staff member or any other part of our organization, we all share a commitment to empowering survivors and engaging the community in our mission to end domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Board of Trustees

Michelle Bauman, Chair of the Board
Sandoz, Global Head, External Affairs

Susan Hutton, Vice Chair
IEEE, Sales Director

Susan Sturges Spagnola, Esq., Secretary
JP Morgan Chase, Deputy Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel (Retired)

James Berg, CPA, Treasurer
WithumSmith+Brown, PC, Partner

Lisa Barclay, MBA
Prudential Advisors, Financial Professional
The Wealthy Diva, LLC, Owner/Coach

Amy Karson
Brank K Partners, CEO

Natalie Pineiro
Downtown Somerville Alliance, Executive Director

Trashaun Powell
New Jersey Family Planning League, Vice President of Programs

Delta Ramierz
Spherion Recruiting, CEO & Owner

Sonia Rodrigues-Marto, MA, LPC
Rutgers University, Director, School & Community Programs
Center for Interpersonal Wellness, LLC, Co-Owner & Psychotherapist

Lisa Sanders, LCSW
Balancing Life Counseling Center, Owner

Stephanie Thomas
Sanofi, Head of Purchase to Pay North America

Virginia Toledo-Hernandez
ToledoGeller, Owner

Ex Officio
Michele E. Boronkas, MSW
Chief Executive Officer



Kristin Cantwell
Vice President of Advancement

Kathleen Ciccotelli
Director of Operations and Facilities

Ana Diaz, MA, MSW, LCSW, DSW
Vice President of Programs

Shari Johnson
Director of Grants Administration

Lauren Lia, MSW, LCSW
Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services

Tonya McKinley
Director of Helpline, Housing and Financial Literacy

Joelle Piercy, MSS, LSW
Director of Community Outreach & Prevention

Susan Rivera
Director of Advocacy and Crisis Advocacy