Safe Alliance has a team of over 60 staff who provide domestic violence and sexual assault services in Mecklenburg County.

The Safe Alliance Team

CEO Transition Announcement

We are also very pleased to announce that the Safe Alliance Board of Directors named Karen Parker as President & CEO, effective January 1, 2015.

Karen Parker

Follow this link to view the Safe Alliance CEO Transition Announcement:


Strategy Team Members:

Karen Parker
President & CEO

Mike Blackwelder
Chief Advancement Officer

Kathryn Firmin-Sellers
Chief Strategy Officer

Laura Lawrence
Chief Legal Officer

Kathy Bolster-Gauger
Director of Residential Services

Cori Goldstein
Director of Sexual Trauma Resource Center

Savannah Smith
Director of Donor and Corporate Relations