Leadership & Staff

Vicki Kraft

President & CEO
Paul Savastano

Paul Savastano

Newhouse Board Chair

Bridgette Mavec

EVP Clinical Services

Newhouse employs full and part-time staff. The organization’s structure includes executive leadership, administrative support, therapists, counselors, school teacher, advocates, and kitchen staff. The team is exceptional in skill, talent, and compassion. Everyone is committed and dedicated to helping survivors of abuse break the cycle of domestic violence and live self-sufficient lives.

Want to join the Newhouse team? Open positions are posted on our indeed page.

Gain practical and professional experience by being an intern! Seeking a Communications Intern to assist with social media and events, contact Vicki Kraft at [email protected].

Additional Administrative Staff:

Christy Wineland, Grants Manager
Cicelynn Elix, Community Engagement Coordinator
Claire Godfrey, Grant Writer
Chris Stibbs, Events & Donor Manager
Brianna Bradley, Office Coordinator

Board of Directors

Jeff Albright, Waddell & Reed
Sue Bernstein, Community Volunteer
Vicki Clayman, Partners N Promotion, Inc.
Sally Ellis Fletcher, PhD, RN
Christine Franco, Chinquapin Trust Co.
Patrick Frickleton, Camp Bow Wow
Kelli Glynn, US Bank
Joly Herman, Solo Parent Magazine
Mindee Holmes, Dissinger Reed, LLC
Traci Johnson, Physician
Erica Jones, MMC Corp
Krista Klaus, Krista Klaus Consulting, LLC
Matthew Moderson, Kutak Rock LLP
Priya Padmanabhan, University of Kansas
Duvel “DJ” Pierre, Spencer Fane
Paul Savastano, Technology Management
David Stadler, Community Volunteer
Rochelle Stringer, Huhtamaki, Inc.
Debbie Swearingen, CommunityAmerica
John Sullivan, Community Volunteer
Courtney Thomas, Central Exchange
Karen Torline, Torline Law
Wendee Woodson, GBA