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NCALL Staff

Director
Bonnie Brandl, MSW
(303) 494-1682

As the Director of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), Bonnie Brandl, MSW, oversees NCALL’s administrative functions; acts as a liaison for national elder abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and aging networks; oversees and provides national technical assistance, training, program development, and support regarding abuse in later life.

Bonnie has worked with battered women for over 25 years. She co-authored a book titled “Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention:  A Collaborative Approach.”  Her numerous published articles and manuals on abuse in later life have been distributed throughout the country.  For more than a decade, she has presented at national, regional, statewide and local conferences on domestic violence and elder abuse. Bonnie has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin—Madison.  Bonnie’s office is located in Boulder, Colorado.

NCALL Program Manager
Juanita Davis, J.D.
(608) 255-0539 x303

Juanita Davis, J.D., is the Program Manager for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse).  In her role at NCALL, Juanita is responsible for overseeing NCALL’s home office operations in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition, she develops training and materials on coordinated community response and works with OVW Abuse in Later Life Grantee CCR teams to promote knowledge of and effective, cross-disciplinary approaches and responses to abuse in later life. Juanita also provides technical assistance to professionals throughout the country, as needed.

Prior to joining NCALL, Juanita worked for several years as a general and special education teacher in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Oakland, California. She also represented victims of domestic violence in family law cases at RISE Law Center in Madison. Juanita also coordinated leadership development opportunities for survivors and advocates of color throughout Wisconsin and promoted statewide efforts to be more inclusive of marginalized populations in her role as REACH Coordinator for End Abuse.  Juanita works in NCALL’s Madison, Wisconsin office.

Justice System Coordinator
Shelly Fox, J.D.
(608) 255-0539 x316

Shelly Fox is the Justice System Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse).  Shelly is responsible for nationwide leadership within the criminal justice system on enhancing safety and the quality of life of older victims and survivors of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.  In addition, Shelly provides training and technical assistance, as needed, to professionals throughout the country, including Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grantees and the NCALL tribal project.

Shelly graduated from the University of Michigan law school in 2000.  She began her legal career as a prosecutor in the Washtenaw County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she served in the general criminal, juvenile and Domestic Violence units.  Shelly then served as a training attorney and PROSPER project director for the National Center on Full Faith and Credit (now known as the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit), and with the State of Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance and the Director of State Courts office.  She was a member of the State of Wisconsin Advisory Board on Violence Against Women from 2011-2013. Shelly works in NCALL’s Madison, Wisconsin office.

NCALL Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Grinwald
(608) 255-0539 x312

As the NCALL Administrative Assistant,  Stephanie Grinwald provides administrative support to the NCALL team, assists with OVW Abuse in Later Life grant-related event logistics and event preparation, and provides general technical assistance on abuse in later life. Stephanie has five years of experience as an administrative professional and is currently completing her degree in psychology.  She works in NCALL’s Madison, Wisconsin office. 

Abuse in Later Life Grant and Technology Coordinator
Sara Mayer
(608) 255-0539 x315

As the Abuse in Later Life Grant and Technology Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), Sara Mayer provides technical assistance to the grantees of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Abuse in Later Life Project. Additionally, she coordinates NCALL's teleconferences and oversees the NCALL website and EA Grantees—OVW Abuse in Later Life Grant recipients listserv.

Sara has more than a decade of professional writing experience and also brings to the position the knowledge and skills of a webmaster and graphic designer.  Sara works in NCALL’s Madison, Wisconsin office.

Elder Victim Service and Advocacy Coordinator
Ann Turner
(715) 483-2521

Ann Turner has trained extensively throughout the United States on abuse in later life issues.  She has been working with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCADV) since 2002 and is currently working with the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL).  As the Elder Services and Advocacy Coordinator, Ann is responsible for nationwide leadership within the domestic violence and sexual assault movements on enhancing safety and the quality of life of older victims and survivors.

Ann has been working in the domestic and sexual assault services field since 1981. She worked with others in a small rural area of northwestern Wisconsin to start a domestic and sexual abuse service agency and served as the executive director of the program for 20 years. Ann received the Bonnie Brandl Outstanding Systems Advocate Award from the WCADV in 1991, and in 2001 received a blanket, a symbol of honor, from the St Croix Ojibwa Tribe for her work with the tribal community. Ann’s office is located near Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Contact us:

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life,
a project of End Domestic Abuse WI: The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1245 E. Washington Ave., Suite 150
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Phone: (608) 255-0539
Fax/TTY: (608) 255-3560
Email