Meet the staff at Sylvia’s CAC

Kassie Frazier

Kassie Frazier, MSW, LSW

Kassie received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2001 and her Master’s degree in 2014, from Indiana University School of Social Work. She has a licensed social worker in the State of Indiana since 2010.

Kassie was an employee at Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home for 10 years. During her time there she served as a Child Care Worker and as a Therapist.

In 2013, Kassie became the Executive Director of the Center. She has implemented prevention programs in all three Boone County school corporations. Kassie serves as the Centers’ main Forensic Interviewer. Since starting in 2013, she has completed approximately 600 forensic interviews.

Kristi M. Reynolds, CFRE, CFRM

Kristi is a graduate of Indiana University with degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. She has her Certificate in Fundraising Management from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy as well as the international CFRE professional certification for fundraising executives. Kristi has served as a nonprofit professional for the past 17 years, starting her career as a Drug Addictions Counselor and working as a Case Manager, Federal Grant Coordinator for the homeless, Development & Marketing Director, and President & CEO.

As a Victim Advocate with Sylvia’s, Kristi is the first friendly face that kids and families meet when they come to the Center. She works with victims and their families to navigate and connect with services and to be a voice for the children. Her advocacy training through the United States Department of Justice OJJDP includes advanced knowledge of the criminal justice system, the dynamics of child abuse, crisis intervention, the impact of trauma on children, the rights of crime victims, and intervention strategies to support families in need.

Danielle Allen

Danielle is a 2007 graduate from the University of Southern Indiana. she received a B.S in Health Services.

In January 2018, she was hired as a child and family advocate for Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center. Danielle completed her training for forensic interviewing in February 2018, through Child First Finding Words Protocol.

In March of 2018 Danielle Completed her Core 40 Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Training, through the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault.

MDT Members

A multidisciplinary team, or MDT for short, helps in every case. They include forensic interviewers, mental and medical health professionals, prosecutors, detectives and investigators, law enforcement, child services managers and caseworkers, and more.

Kassie Frazier
Heidi Jennings
Tracy Christner
Danielle Allen
Deb Martin
Dave Sellers

Nick Johnson
Jason Reynolds
Lynette Clark
Ashley Nelson
Carol Neighbor
Amy Dickerson

Board of Directors

Sylvia’s CAC is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors. Additionally, we’re a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supported by contributions from our community.

Kent Eastwood
President

Judge Jeff Edens
Vice President

Matt Kelker
Secretary

Eric Estes
Treasurer

Sheriff Mike Nielsen
Major Tony Bayles, LPD
Becca Smith-WPD
Chief Rob Knox-ZPD
Eilse Nieshella
Abigail Gentry
Dr. Candy Riggins
Leah Haak
Elise Nieshalla
Leigh Ann Akard
Thomas Curran
Eileen Potenza

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