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Safe Place for Hope



Our Board of Directors

As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Safe Passage, Inc. is led by a Board of Directors made up of local leaders who share our commitment to serve those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault . Our Directors provide oversight for the agency's planning and operations, lending their professional expertise and skills to ensure that the services we deliver comply with our mission, vision, guiding principles, responsible stewardship, and state and federal laws governing non-profit organizations.


Patricia (Trish) Hunter, President (2013-2019)

Matthew (Matt) Wessel, Vice-President (2016-2019)

Karen Mirick, Secretary (2017-2020)

John Spence, Treasurer (2016-2019)

James M. (Jamie) Anderson, Honorary Member and Financial Advisor


Mary Duffey, RN, MBA (2015-2021)

Vance Patton (2015-2021)

Shane Tucker, JD (2015-2021)

Carin (Cari) Kettman (2017-2020)

William (Bill) Betts (2017-2020)

Jane Yorn (Honorary)

Cathy Widt (2018-2021)

Caryn Hornberger (2018-2021)

Marcia Ernstes (2018-2021)

Kaleesa Archer (2018-2021)




    Contact us

    Safe Place Sexual Assault Center
    PO Box 235
    Batesville, Indiana 47006
    812-932-SAFE (7233)
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    This project is supported in part (or in whole) by grant, 03215VAGX006403 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. Views contained herein are those of the author and do not represent the position of USDOJ or ICJI.