Dawn Bradley-Fletcher, Jackie Silverman, Dan Silverman

Dawn Bradley-Fletcher is our Executive Director. She has more than 20 years of experience in health & human services. She provides stable direction and leadership to staff, volunteers and residents; oversight of the agency’s programs and daily operations; management of program expenditures and budget, and represents the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter to the public, service partners, donors and stakeholders.


Board of Directors

Dan Silverman, President Retired Insurance Executive & Co-Founder, New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter Jonique Martin Hall, Secretary Attorney Cindy Landry, Treasurer Controller, ASI Federal Credit Union Sherolyn Brown, Shelter Graduate, Volunteers of America GNO Amy Dye Domangue Co-Owner, Cafe Bon Ami & Co-Founder, ALIS Health Ann D. Duplessis Senior Vice President, Liberty Bank & Trust Derrick Freeman PhD CAO, Center for Hope Children and Family Services Hon. Paulette Irons Judge, Civil District Court, Orleans Parish T. Allen Kirkley Retired Oil & Gas Executive T. Cole Newton Owner/Proprietor, Twelve Mile Limit & The Domino David Schlakman Vice President, Early Learning Focus, Inc. Jackie Silverman Founder, New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter

Development Committee

Amy Dye Domangue, Bonnie Dye, Derrick Freeman PhD, Betsie Gambel, T. Allen Kirkley, Shauna Lovorn-Marriage, Chelsea Nelson, T. Cole Newton, Kendra Reade, David Schlakman, Dan Silverman

The Development Committee is a group of leadership volunteers who help develop resources to support the Shelter’s mission. If you are interested in lending your time, talent and treasure to the Shelter as a committee member, please contact mtyler@nowcs.org.