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 Co-Founder & Retired Insurance Executive, New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter Ann D. Duplessis, Secretary Senior Vice President, Liberty Bank & Trust Cindy Landry, Treasurer Controller, ASI Federal Credit Union Sherolyn Brown, Shelter Graduate Ubuntu Village NOLA Amy Dye Domangue Co-Owner, Cafe Bon Ami & Co-Founder, ALIS Health Derrick Freeman PhD CAO, Center for Hope Children and Family Services Gretchen Hirt Gendron, Public Information Officer at Jefferson Parish 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, Gretchen Hirt Gendron, T. Allen Kirkley, 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.