LaToya Townsend serves as the President of the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence and sits on the Board of Directors. LaToya is an experienced trainer, grant manager & writer, consultant and speaker. She is the Training & Grant Manager for the Nashville-Davidson County’s Office of Family Safety where she has developed a bi-annual domestic violence and sexual assault training curriculum to be used with government and non-profit partners who interface with domestic violence and sexual assault victims. LaToya is a Detroit native with Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Oakland University and a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University.
Trish Davis serves as the President-Elect of the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She is the Special Projects Manager for the Nashville-Davidson County’s Office of Family Safety where she is overseeing the Office of Family Safety’s new initiatives focusing on increasing domestic violence and sexual assault victim’s safety and offender accountability.
Previously, Ms. Davis was the Director of Domestic Violence Services at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee. Ms. Davis has 12 years of experience in management, both working in residential settings with domestic violence survivors and in for-profit corporations. Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.
She currently serves of the board of the Tennessee Respite Coalition, which provides relief to families and caregivers from the extraordinary and intensive demands of providing ongoing care.
Shaina O. Thompson is a Family Law Attorney and Civil Legal Advocacy Program Assistant Director for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands in Nashville, Tennessee where her practice focuses on advocacy for victims of domestic violence. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, graduating magna cum laude from Liberty University, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia.
She completed her Master of Arts in Executive Leadership also at Liberty University. Ms. Thompson is licensed as an attorney in both Georgia and Tennessee, and is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Community Relations Chair of the Napier-Looby Bar Association, Domestic Violence Co-Chair of the Lawyers Association for Women Marion Griffin Chapter, and serves as Treasurer for the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
She also serves on the board of directors for Reach One Mission International, which operates out of Marietta, Georgia partnering with Christian missionaries in both Kenya and Uganda to provide support for medical clinics, local church communities, and a school for girls. Shaina devotes much of her time to educating herself and others on issues surrounding domestic violence, including hardships specific to members of Nashville’s large immigrant community. Shaina is married to Air Force Staff Sergeant and musician Timothy Thompson.
Megan Moore serves as the Secretary of the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She is the Resource Coordinator for the Metro Office of Family Safety's Jean Crowe Advocacy Center and is responsible for all donations to the JCAC as well as supervising interns and volunteers. Before this role, she worked as a domestic violence victim advocate at the JCAC since its opening in September 2014. Megan is originally from Panama City, Panama, and holds a Bachelor of Science in International Relations from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Science in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics.
Bre Miller serves as the Assistant Secretary of the Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She is the Inmate and Trafficking Specialist for the Nashville-Davidson County’s Office of Family Safety where she is responsible for implementing a domestic and sexual violence group curriculum for victims who are currently incarcerated. She also works with victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in a court advocacy and case management role.
Previously, Ms. Miller has worked as a Clinical Counselor carrying out several different types of therapeutic interventions including Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy for adults and children.
She received her Bachelor of Education at Valdosta State University and completed dual Masters degrees in Social Work and Public Health from the University of Georgia.