Beth has a bachelor of science degree from Central Michigan University and a master’s in family relations from the University of Arizona. For the last 30 years, Beth has focused her career on the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse having worked as a counselor, crisis intervention staff member, community educator, clinical supervisor, shelter manager and administrator. Beth has had the opportunity to work in both urban and rural settings as well as on a Navajo Reservation.
Beth came to HAVEN as the Vice President of Programs in March 2003, after serving as the Executive Director of Relief After Violent Encounters (RAVE), a domestic violence program serving four mid-Michigan counties. Beth was named HAVEN Interim President/CEO in December 2003 and President/CEO in the spring of 2004 by HAVEN Board of Directors.
Beth is currently the co-chair of the Oakland County Coordinating Council Against Domestic Violence, sits on the El Centro Domestic Violence subcommittee and Baker College Business Administration Advisory Board, Detroit Lions Courage House, is on the board of the Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and is a graduate of Leadership Oakland. Governor Granholm appointed Beth to the State Drug Court Treatment Advisory Committee and to serve on the Victim’s Committee of the Michigan Prisoner ReEntry Initiative.