UTFAV Staff

 

Rachel Carr, Interim Executive Director – Previously Policy Specialist

Rachel Carr is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Utilizing her experience working with and for Tribal communities, she has presented on a variety of topics including domestic violence and sexual assault in Indian Country, historical trauma and improving the tribal systemic response to DV/SA.  In addition to her professional experience, she recently completed her MSW to strengthen her ability to understand and broaden her perspective on complex social issues.  Ms. Carr has also advocated for domestic violence legislation including the Violence Against Women Act (2013) on the local, state and national level. 
 
Rachel currently serves as the Interim Executive Director for Uniting Three Fires Against Violence (U.T.F.A.V).  Prior to her current role, Ms. Carr served as the Policy Specialist for UTFAV and as a Victim Advocate for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians/Advocacy Resource Center.

Email: rcarr@utfav.org

Cell Phone: 906-440-4200

 

Hali McKelvie, Community Outreach Specialist

Hali McKelvie is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She has experience presenting to local tribal communities on various topics discussing social change, domestic violence and sexual assault in Indian Country and improving the tribal response to DV/SA.  Along with providing education for the Tribal membership and advocating for community members, she also advocated for the passing of the Violence Against Women Act (2013) at the national level. Hali has a strong background in substance abuse treatment and community reintegration.
 
Hali  has served as the Community Outreach Specialist for Uniting Three Fires Against Violence (U.T.F.A.V) since the fall of 2014. Prior to her employment with U.T.F.A.V., Hali served as their board treasurer and worked as a Community Educator for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians/Advocacy Resource Center. 
 

Email: hmckelvie@utfav.org

Cell Phone: 906-259-2868

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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