The Family Tree Executive Team represents a diverse array of life experiences with one very important commonality: a passion for helping those in our community affected by child abuse, domestic violence, and homelessness.
Division Director, Domestic Violence Services
Deb joined Family Tree in 2013 and has been in the domestic violence field for nearly 20 years. Deb supervises the Roots of Courage program, the Legal Advocacy Program, the Domestic Violence Outreach Program, and the Parenting Time Program.
Chief Financial Officer
Jill Farnham has been connected with Family Tree since 2012, and has over twenty years’ experience in non-profit and government financial leadership. Jill is charged with overseeing the financial operations of the organization, facilities management, and human resources.
Division Director, Child & Youth Services
Tina joined Family Tree in July 2016, bringing over 20 years of experience in the field of social services and nonprofit management. Tina oversees the Community Family Resource Team, the SafeCare Program, and the Kinship Program.
Chief Development Director
Katherine Lawson joined Family Tree in 2020 as the Chief Development Officer and comes with a passion to share the stories and impact of services offered and lives changed with the community. Katherine is a seasoned communications and fundraising professional.
Chief Executive Officer
Scott Shields joined Family Tree in 1998 and was named Chief Executive Officer on July 1, 2007. Scott has over 20 years of not-for-profit leadership and management experience, and is responsible for the overall strategy and leadership of Family Tree, its employees and programs.
Division Director for Housing and Family Stabilization Services
Susie Street joined Family Tree in 2019 as the Division Director for Housing and Family Stabilization Services, and comes to the agency with nearly 10 years' of homelessness services experience. Susie oversees the GOALS and House of Hope program.