Kristin Burki, M.S., A.P.S.W.
Director

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.

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Anna Cash
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.

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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.

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Sara Mayer, M.A.
Communications Coordinator

Sara Mayer is the Communications Coordinator 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 providing leadership on responding to abuse in later life and for coordinating NCALL’s communications work plan and coordinating NCALL’s grant reporting processes.

Mayer has authored resources on abuse in later life and technology and designed numerous training materials and curricula, presentations, and publications aimed at increasing public knowledge and awareness of abuse in later life. She has more than 15 years of professional writing and graphic design experience.

Mayer received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Art History from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Virginia.

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Our Work
To learn more about our work with the OVW Abuse in Later Life Grant Program and the National Resource Center for Reaching Victims, please continue reading.
Our Mission
NCALL is committed to creating a world that respects the dignity of older adults and enhances the safety and quality of life of older victims and survivors of abuse.
History
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