Who We Are
As Court Watch Montgomery's Executive Director, Ms. Hoffmann is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and success of the organization. Ms. Hoffmann has been providing social services to underserved populations and survivors of gender and power-based violence since 2013. Because of dedication to a career with national and community level victim service programs, Ms. Hoffmann is highly skilled in managing large federal grants as well as programmatic quality improvement to streamline partnerships and processes. Ms. Hoffmann received a bachelors in Women and African American Studies from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Additionally, Ms. Hoffmann has certifications in human services management and the financial success of nonprofits. Ms. Hoffmann also sits on the committee for the DoD Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program as a subject matter expert, serves as RAINN's part-time DoD Safe Helpline training supervisor, and is a licensed social worker in Washington, DC.
Ms. Kass oversees recruitment, training and coordination of over 70 local volunteers. Previously she served as an employment coach, domestic violence victim advocate, bilingual community health educator, and advocate for the Latino community and minority at-risk populations. Ms. Kass also has a background in staff training and group facilitation.
Sarah Stephens, Data Manager and Analyst
Ms. Stephens oversees Court Watch data collection and entry quality control and analysis. She maintains Court Watch’s numerous databases and is busy combining 9 years of protective order data and migrating it to a more sophisticated platform to allow new types of analysis. Ms. Stephens graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in Sociology. While at University of Maryland, Ms. Stephens was a research assistant in both the Sociology and Criminology and Criminal Justice departments. Ms. Stephens has also volunteered as a Family Support Group Facilitator for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
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