Kristin Burki, M.S.W., A.P.S.W.
Kristin Burki is the Director of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse). This role builds upon Burki’s social work career at the direct practice, organizational leadership, and systems levels focused on effective responses to abuse across the lifespan. These experiences have resulted in her deep commitment to addressing the interconnection of services, community, and system factors that are tied to the safety, justice, and healing of older survivors.
Burki has 20 years of experience in the gender-based violence movement, including work as a member of a statewide AmeriCorps team of gender-based violence advocates and community educators in Oregon; roles as Support Group Coordinator and Director of Services at Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) in Madison, WI; and in the position of Prevention and Early Intervention Section Manager for the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.
Since 2018, Burki has also been faculty at the Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she teaches a graduate course focused on integrating social work theory with practice.
Burki holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Bachelor of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. She is a certified Advanced Practice Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin.
Training and Technical Assistance Specialist
Anna Cash is the Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse). In her role, Cash will coordinate NCALL training events, provide administrative support for NCALL operations, and offer technical assistance to OVW Abuse in Later Life grantees.
Cash is passionate about relationship building, mental health, LGBTQIA+ issues, and has a background in addressing domestic violence/intimate partner violence prevention. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Minors in Global Health and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Victoria Ferguson-Young, M.Div.
Victim Services Coordinator
Victoria Ferguson-Young is the Victim Services Coordinator of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse). In this role, Ferguson-Young 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. She develops and facilitates training and technical assistance to Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Abuse in Later Life (ALL) Grant Program recipients and other entities in the abuse in later life field.
Ferguson-Young has 15 years of extensive experience in the field of domestic violence through advocacy, prevention, community outreach, training, and education. In the past, her work has included direct victim services, justice system legal advocacy, improving offender accountability, faith community engagement and training, implementing community programming, and increasing services for abuse in later life victims.
Ferguson-Young received her Bachelor of Arts from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a Master of Divinity from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. She currently lives and works in Atlanta, GA.
Ann Laatsch, J.D.
Justice System Coordinator
Ann Laatsch is the Justice System Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse). Laatsch is responsible for nationwide leadership within the criminal justice system on enhancing safety and the quality of life of older victims and survivors of abuse. In this role, she also provides training and technical assistance on justice system issues, and creates training materials and curricula on justice system responses to abuse in later life.
In her past work, she has provided legal representation to survivors of domestic and elder abuse, and people with disabilities. Laatsch has developed and presented trainings on a range of topics including domestic violence, housing law, public benefits, elder rights, and disability issues.
Laatsch is a graduate of Carroll University. She received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2005. She lives and works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sara Mayer, M.A.
Sara Mayer is the Assistant Director for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse). At NCALL, Mayer is responsible for national leadership enhancing the safety and quality of life of abuse in later life victims and survivors. She also manages communications for NCALL, oversees operations processes, including event logistics, and manages NCALL’s grants administration and compliance processes.
Mayer has authored resources on abuse in later life, ageism, and technology safety, and designed numerous training materials and curricula, presentations, publications, and outreach campaigns aimed at increasing public knowledge of abuse in later life. She has more than 20 years of professional writing and graphic design experience.
Mayer received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Master of Arts from the University of Virginia. She lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin.
Abuse in Later Life Program Coordinator
Martie Washington is the Abuse in Later Life Program Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. In this role, Washington is responsible for overall coordination of training and technical assistance activities for the Office on Violence Against Women’s Abuse in Later Life Grant Program recipients. She provides training to OVW grantees and other entities in the abuse in later life field, as well as work on special projects.
Washington has an extensive background in case management, grant development and management, public/behavioral health, and collaborative team development. These inter-agency teams developed and supported by Washington’s technical assistance focused on topics including elder abuse, drug endangered children, domestic violence, and sexual violence. Washington has also developed and delivered multiple trainings both in-person and virtually addressing collaborative approaches and alliance development.
She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and has worked in the social services field in one capacity or another for almost 40 years. Washington currently lives and works in Nevada.