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The Mission of A Way Out is to assist and support all victims, survivors, and families of domestic violence and sexual assault through ethical, culturally competent, and compassionate services. We advocate for social change designed to end the cycle of abuse through dedication, community involvement and education.

Our Staff

David Hyde, Phd x307
Executive Director

Judy Brown x304

Chelle Wilhelm x302

 Legal Advocates

Oversees the organization's daily operations. Acts as a liason between A Way Out and community.

Provide assistance with court matters and support  for adult survivors of domestic violence.

Renee Ekleberry x309


Provide clients with assistance with safety planning and accessing resources to meet their immediate needs; conduct educational and prevention programs in the community.

Cheyenne Wilson x308
Education Specialist

Provides educational and prevention programs in the schools and  to the community.

Lucinda Weakland x301
Office Admin / Training Development

Provides administrative

support, maintains website, updates social media and develops training tools and resources.

A Way Out 
Board of Directors & Officers

Shaune Ralph, President
Terri Shaffer, Vice-President
Richard Neefe, Secretary

Jed Hamburger, Treasurer

Peggy L. Derr
Nancy Grupp
Jaimee Mashula
Pam McCratic

Teri McDowell
Matt Seeley

Matt Shimkanin
Bryonna Swede


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