The mission of Children’s Protection Center is to provide a child-friendly facility where professionals work together to protect and treat child abuse victims and their families, to prevent child abuse in all its forms, and to hold offenders accountable.

CPC goals


Our response to abuse of a child places the welfare of the child first. We work to meet the needs of children and their non-offending families with sensitivity and competent care. Our team of professionals does everything possible to prevent re-traumatizing a child.

  • Meet the needs of abused children in Pulaski County and the surrounding community

  • Assure that children are protected and safe

  • Minimize the trauma that abused children experience

  • Make sure that every child receives sensitive care and competent service

  • Contribute to the successful prosecution of offenders

  • Provide a safe place where children can feel comfortable and protected

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our staff

Executive Board

Janelle VonStorch,

Ashley East,
Vice Chair

Gareth Hughes,

Shannon Everett,


Adam Benton

Kevin Chaloner

Christy Cobb

Adam Dunaway

Shane Frazier

Itzel Meador

Frank Spence

Shelby Taylor

Mike Vanderford

Pat Walker

Scott Winter


Jennifer Long,
Executive Director

Lisette Yang,
Forensic Interviewer

Jenny Conrad,
Family Advocate

Chris Love,
Family Advocate

Kirsten Plouch,
Administrative Assistant

Michelle Ketzscher,
Development Coordinator