Meet Our Staff

Executive Director-Jennifer Frantz


Before serving as Executive Director, Jennifer began her journey with Beyond Violence as the adult counselor in 2004. As Executive Director, Jennifer has transformed Beyond Violence from its glory days into a modern shelter, that provides assistance to so many individuals in need. Jennifer is determined to form connections between the shelter and community by providing opportunities to educate individuals about breaking the cycle of violence. Beyond Violence is lucky to have such a hardworking and dedicated individual leading the team.

Adult Counselor-Tanya Gallagher

img_0157Tanya is the newest member of the Beyond Violence team.  She is continually accessing more resources and networking for Beyond Violence to use.  She also utilizes these resources for her clients so that they can become more self sufficient. Tanya believes everyone deserves a fighting chance to get their life on solid ground and will work with her clients to achieve their lifetime goals.  With her positive attitude and her happy go lucky personality Tanya is an asset to our team.

Children’s Counselor-Stephanie Aurand


After joining the team in 2015, Stephanie has helped to transform and expand the children’s program to fit the growing needs of the community. Stephanie has been a part of the development team that has launched a satellite location for minors in the local school district. Stephanie’s charismatic attitude makes it easy for her clients to communicate with her. Her outgoing personality and her love for children make her a perfect fit at Beyond Violence.

Administrative Assistant- Gail Bridges


Gail has proudly served Beyond Violence Inc. since April of 2009. Her hard work and dedication to the shelter never goes unrecognized. Beyond Violence’s office would not be what it is today without her spunky personality. Gail is the first friendly face you will see when walking in the door. Her willingness to assist both staff and clients makes her an essential member of the Beyond Violence Team.

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