Our Team

Jack Powell, Ed.D.

Executive Director

 “I am pleased to partner with the talented staff and Board of Chaucie’s place.  I am looking forward to advancing its mission to empower the community to reduce child sexual abuse and youth suicide - so critical to the future of our state’s young people.”

Melissa Peregrin 

Director of Operations and Communications

"All children deserve to be protected. I am so excited to be part of the tremendously important work being done by the Chaucie's Place team every single day."


Shannon Besore 

Stewards of Children Program Coordinator

"I am very excited to join such a talented and passionate team.  No child should ever have to experience the devastation of sexual abuse.  I am devoted to increasing awareness of child sexual abuse and look forward to educating others to put an end to this worldwide issue."