Safe Passage Staff

Jada B. Charley

Jada is the Executive Director of Safe Passage Inc., a program serving victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault in York, Chester, Union and Lancaster counties.

Prior to that, she was the Language Access Attorney for South Carolina Legal Services where she was responsible for developing and maintaining the firm’s Language Access program which ensures that the services of the firm are accessible to people who are Limited English Proficient, deaf, or blind.

Prior to joining SCLS, Jada was a circuit court law clerk for the Honorable J. Mark Hayes, worked as a litigation associate at Haynsworth, Sinkler, Boyd in Greenville, SC, and worked as a special education attorney at Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

Jada received a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Emory University and a JD from Georgetown University. Jada has studied American Sign Language and is fluent in Spanish. In 2011, Jada was honored with the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award and Greenville Magazine’s Best and Brightest Under 35 Award.

In 2012 she participated in the Riley Center Diversity Leadership Institute at Furman University and won the Riley Institute’s Diversity Leadership Award for Outstanding Individual. Jada has published professional trade articles and co-authored a book on working with diverse clients.



Linda Brown
Shelter Advocate

Tiffany Byrd
Child Advocacy Center Coordinator

Jada Charley
Executive Director

Mary Beth Edwards
Finance and Administration Director

Ariel Gagne
Child Counselor

Lisa Glazebrook
Child Advocate/Forensic Interviewer

Courtney Hartnett
Legal Advocate

Suze Joseph
Sexual Trauma Services Coordinator

Shelby Lewis
Volunteer Coordinator

Crystal MacDougall
Finance/Administration Assistant

DeNea Means
Domestic Violence Services Coordinator

Hannah Mobley
Domestic Violence Victim Advocate

Avyn Rhodes
Community Educator/Advocate

Karen Rodriguez
Underserved Communities Coordinator

Matrell Taylor
Shelter Advocate

Keymo Walker
Office Admin./MenACROSS Coord.

Jaime Walters
Philanthropy Advocate

Timothy Williams
Shelter Director

Rachel Yount
Crisis Counselor/Intern Supervisor

Board of Directors

Dr. Jennifer Solomon, Secretary

Retired Professor, Sociology
Chester, SC

Jason Weil, Esq., Chairperson

City of Rock Hill
Neighborhood Administrator/Solicitor
Rock Hill, SC

Tracy Bomar-Howze, Esq.

Attorney Trainer
Children's Law Office
Rock Hill, SC

Shannon Falls

Software Developer
York, SC

Robert Thompson, Vice-Chair

R&D Site Coordinator
Lancaster County Schools
Kershaw, SC

Maj. Steve Thompson

Rock Hill Police Department
Rock Hill, SC

Kelly Wascher, CPA, Treasurer

Certified Professional Accountant
Fort Mill, SC

Stanley Jackson

Vice President of Organizational Development
Family Trust Federal Credit Union
Rock Hill, SC

Suzanne Jones

Real Estate Agent
Rhinehart Realty
Rock Hill, SC

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