We’re thrilled to announce the election of Safe Shores’ newest board members:
- Desyree Dixon
- Corina Cortez
- Justin Harrison
- Tabitha Almquist
- Shana Glickfield
A huge THANK YOU goes to the board members who just completed their terms of service:
- Barbara Mullenex
- Henry Cashen II.
To our newly elected members, WELCOME! We are delighted to have you on board. To our departing members, we are immensely grateful for your dedicated service over the years. Thank you for generously giving your invaluable time, energy, resources, and expertise to help Safe Shores and for showing up for kids!
Learn more about the new Safe Shores board members below:
| Corina Cortez
Corina Cortez serves as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of UNICF, a global organization devoted to safeguarding the rights and well-being of the world’s most vulnerable children. Previously, she served as a Special Assistant to the President in the White House, where she led the presidential appointments process for U.S. domestic federal agencies.
|Desyree Dixon LCSW-C
Desyree Dixon is a multi award-winning trauma therapist in the Mid-Atlanticregion, believes in the dual power of Empathy and Joy to improve people and organizations. Her clients named her the “Trauma Transformer” and a “change point expert” because of her boundless passion for helping people and companies heal from painful experiences and navigate difficult transition periods.
For more than a decade, Tabitha Almquist has been a member of the executive leadership of the National Trust and aided its work of saving historic places. As chief administrative officer, she oversees the key administrative operations, including Human Resources and Information Technology, the real estate needs of the organization at headquarters and in the field offices, and the strategic planning and goal-setting processes for the Trust.
Justin Harrison is an entertainment and lifestyle experience entrepreneur. A fifth generation Washingtonian, Justin’s vision is to combine a passion and purpose to create and deliver unique customer experiences with charitable focus. He founded the VinoFest Wine and Music Festival – an annual festival that brought the winery experiences to a concert setting in the heart of the Nation’s Capital.
Shana is a founding Partner of Beekeeper Group, a DC based public affairs firm, where she helps a wide array of corporate, association, and nonprofit clients with their communications and advocacy strategies, focusing on websites, social media, and digital advertising. Beekeeper Group launched with four Partners in 2010 and has since grown to over $7 million per year in revenue and a staff of 25 employees. Beekeeper Group was honored by PR Week in 2014 as “Boutique PR Firm of the Year,” known as the Oscars of the PR industry.