Deborah Donovan Rice, Executive Director
James A. H. Hafner, Director of Development and Marketing
Jenny Coleman, MA, LMHC, Help Services Program Director
Leila Lawrence, Development and Communications Associate
Deborah is responsible for the overall management and operation of Stop It Now! in keeping with the strategic goals of the organization. She joined Stop It Now! in 2005 as Director of Public Policy, responsible primarily for building and maintaining strategic national alliances. Her prior work in the child sexual abuse prevention field includes program development, management, and implementation on national and state-wide levels. As an expressive arts therapist, she worked with adults, adolescents and children whose lives had been impacted by sexual abuse. Deborah holds a Master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Antioch/New England Graduate School.
Jim joined Stop It Now! in early 2005 and is currently responsible for fund development and marketing, and shares primarily responsibility for online communication, planning and evaluation. He has worked for over 15 years in the non-profit and social change sector, primarily in the areas of international and community development, agriculture, and environmental policy. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of Men’s Resources International (www.MensResourcesInternational.org). Jim has a B.A. from Brown University in Development Studies, and graduate degrees from Cornell University and the University of California.
Jenny joined Stop It Now! in 2011 as the Help Services Program Director, where she oversees the planning, coordination and delivery of the Help Services programming. She is a psychotherapist and adult educator, with over 20 years experience working in the field of child and adolescent trauma, as well as resource and referral. She has supervised programs for children with sexual problematic behavior, developed parent education materials and has provided trainings to parents, educators, care providers and other professionals in community based mental health organizations, community college and corporate environment. She is a Massachusetts licensed clinician with a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College.
Leila joined Stop It Now! in 2011 as the Developement and Communications Associate. She graduated from Smith College in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Government and a minor in Middle East Studies. From June 2010 through May 2011, she interned at National Priorities Project in Northampton, MA. In 2009, from June through December as part of the Smith Picker Program in Washington, DC, she worked as a research intern for the Middle East Bulletin at the Center for American Progress.The summer after her first year at Smith, she interned at the Fund for Peace in Washington. At Smith, Leila was a STRIDE fellow; she conducted research for "On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea," Dr. Tom Litwin's book and documentary on global warming. She served as president of the Smith chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.