Staff of Council for Children’s Rights

Susan Campbell, Ph.D. 
Executive Director

Carolyn Brown

Director Of Administration

Mental Health Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Marni Eisner, J.D.
Director of Policy

Mitchell Feld, J.D.

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Laurie Gallagher, J.D.

Lead Attorney, Individual Advocacy Team

Ken Harris, J.D.
Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Larry Haythorn
Advancement Services Manager

Lori Haythorn, CLA
Paralegal, Children’s Defense Team

Whitney Jackson, MSW
Project Manager, Reid Park Academy System of Care

Renee Jarrett, J.D.
Lead Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Cheryl Jennings, BSW
Volunteer Coordinator, Reid Park Academy System of Care

Heather Johnson, J.D., MSW
Attorney, Individual Advocacy Team

Stephanie Klitsch, J.D.
Attorney, Individual Advocacy Team

Drew Kukorowski, J.D.
Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Robert McCarter, J.D.
Managing Attorney

Laura McCready, J.D.

Attorney, Custody Advocacy Team

Sarah Melton
Grants and Public Relations Manager

Mujtaba Mohammed, J.D.
Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Nancy Mulholland
Child Advocate, Individual Advocacy Team

Colleen Mullan, J.D., M.S.W.
Mental Health Attorney, Children’s Defense Team

Ashley Neal, J.D.
Attorney, Custody Advocacy Team

John Parker, J.D.
Attorney, Custody Advocacy Team

Tanya Pharr, NCCP
Paralegal, Custody Advocacy Team

LuAnn Ritsema

Director of Communication and Marketing

Greg Schermbeck

Director of Education Initiatives

Volunteer Coordinator

Emily Tamilin, M.A.

Senior Researcher

 Sara Ward, MSW

Social Worker, Children’s Defense Team

Deborah Whitfield, J.D.
Attorney, Individual Advocacy Team

Catherine Williams
Investigator

Shantrell Williams, J.D.
Lead Attorney, Custody Advocacy Team

Program Assistant, Individual and Custody Advocacy Teams