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.

 

Staff

Courtney Hartnett
Legal Advocate
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Lisa Glazebrook
Child Advocate/Forensic Interviewer
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Shelby Lewis
Volunteer Coordinator
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Avyn Rhodes
Community Educator/Advocate
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Rachel Yount
Crisis Counselor/Intern Supervisor
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Keymo Walker
Office Admin./MenACROSS Coord.
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Sherrell Harris
Shelter Advocate
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Rebecca Horner
Child Counselor
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Jada Charley
Executive Director
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Mary Beth Edwards
Finance and Administration Director
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Suze Joseph
Sexual Trauma Services Coordinator
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Hannah Mobley
Union/Chester Counties Advocate
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Jaquelin Rodriguez
Underserved Communities Coordinator
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Matrell Taylor
Shelter Advocate
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Tiffany Anderson
Child Advocacy Center Coordinator
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Linda Brown
Shelter Advocate
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Patti Drolshagen
Shelter Director
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DeNea Means
Domestic Violence Services Coordinator
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Board of Directors

Dr. Jennifer Solomon, Secretary

Professor, Sociology
Winthrop University
Chester, SC

Jason Weil, Esq., Vice Chair

City of Rock Hill
Director of Housing & Neighborhood Services
Rock Hill, SC

Kelly E. Washer, CPA, Treasurer

Fort Mill, SC

Denise B. McMurray

Family Services Coordinator,
Lancaster Early Head Start
Lancaster, SC

Dr. Michael Lipscomb

Professor, Political Science Department
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC

Tracy Bomar-Howze, Esq.

Attorney Trainer
Children's Law Office
Rock Hill, SC

Robert Thompson

Coordinator-Engaging Men
PCASA
Kershaw,SC

Steve Thompson

Major, Rock Hill Police Department
Rock Hill, SC

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