Corporate Information


Estelle Murphy, M.P.A.
Executive Director

Estelle Murphy has been Executive Director of Safe Nest since 1979. She is responsible for all aspects of program development and management including personnel administration, fiscal management, grant writing and project administration. She functions as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the corporation. Ms. Murphy is a co-founder and former board member of the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence, a member of various professional associations, a state-licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor and past president and current member of Soroptimist International of Metropolitan Las Vegas. The Vegas Valley Professional Women's Association honored her as Woman of the Year in 1989; in 1995 she was a finalist for the Women of Achievement Award given by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Women's Council. In 2005, she was honored by the Moms in Business Network with the Working Mother Advocate of the Year Award. She is noted in the "Distinguished Women of Southern Nevada" publication.

Kathleen Brooks, M.S., M.F.T.
Associate Director

Kathleen Brooks has been Associate Director of Safe Nest since 1979. She oversees the operational aspects of program management, supervising all components of direct service, and she is responsible for project development and implementation. Ms. Brooks is also a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Her past leadership roles have included being chairperson of the State of Nevada Committee on Domestic Violence, a member of the Board of Governor's Domestic Violence Prevention Council, the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence, the Southern Nevada Domestic Violence Task Force, as well as a member of numerous other civic committees dedicated to eliminating domestic violence. She is an expert trainer in areas related to domestic violence and family therapy.


  • Director of Advocacy Services & Outreach: Amber Batchelor
  • Director of Clinical Services: Tim Hamilton, LCSW
  • Director of Community & Donor Relations: Hannah Brook
  • Director of Development: Jane Saint
  • Director of Donation Center Operations: Sheyna Landish
  • Director of Emergency Services: Marissa 
  • Director of Grants Management: Christy Shannon



Shannon Martin, Color Reflections 

Vice President
S. Craig Stone, Stone Law Offices 

T. Ryan Sullivan, Bank of George 

Angelica Lopez, ROI Commercial Real Estate 

Dana Dwiggins, Solomon, Dwiggins, & Freer Ltd. 


  • Chelle Adams, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • Rakhi Patel Blanchard, Natural Living Holdings LLC
  • Mary Clevidence, TCS John Huxley 
  • Jennifer Crawford, Bank of America 
  • Judy Del Rossi, Tiffany Couture Cleaners 
  • Pearl Gallagher Driscoll, Childs, Watson & Gallagher 
  • Stacey Miller Eisenberg, iHeartMedia 
  • Joseph R. Ganley, Hutchinson & Steffan 
  • Ray Lucero, Plaza Bank
  • Bob Martin, BNY Mellon Wealth Management 
  • Kim Wagner, KSNV-TV News 3 


  • Nancy Becker, Attorney
  • Tony Bonnici, Lotus Broadcasting
  • Tyler Corder, Findlay Management Group
  • Nancy Deaner, City of LV Cultural Affairs
  • Andrew Donner, Resort Gaming Group
  • Justice Michael Douglas, NV Supreme Court
  • Moe Ehsan, Clark County Management Corp.
  • Dr. Suzanne Faust, Psychologist
  • Robbie Graham, Nevada Title Company
  • Dema Guinn, former NV First Lady
  • Juana Hart-Akers, J-Hart Communications
  • Kirk Jacobson, JW Advisors
  • Laurie Johnson, Johnson Advisors 
  • Aggie Knoblock, Thomas & Mack 
  • Dan Kruger, Retired
  • Dora LaGrande, Community Development Ctr
  • Nancyann Leeder, Attorneys Injured Workers
  • Claire MacDonald, MacDonald Highlands
  • Marilyn Mack, Thomas & Mack Co
  • Maria Martinez-Riach, HEREIU Welfare Fund
  • Pat McNutt, Retired
  • Laura McSwain, Terra Contracting
  • Jane Memmer, Property Line
  • April O’Brien, Attorney
  • Rita Palmer, Riviera Hotel Casino
  • Randy Pazik, Accelerated Profit Technologies
  • Basil Raffa, BJR Consultant
  • Gus Ramos, Retired
  • Bart Roberts, GLB Insurance Group
  • Deb Simpson, Self-employed
  • George Smith, Bank of America
  • Tom Thomas, Thomas & Mack 
  • Paul Workman, Stewart, Archibald & Barney
  • Charles Zobell, Retired

Annual Reports and Financials