Jen Adler

Jen Adler, Director

Jen Adler has worked in the field of relationship abuse and sexual violence for over twenty five years. She has a masters degree in Community Counseling and specializes in the psychological impact of interpersonal trauma on people's lives. Jen oversees the violence prevention program, including the peer education program and the My Stand Mentor Program, as well as coordinating all crisis response and case management for victims and their loved ones following an assault, abuse, stalking or harassment incident.


Chelsea Niemann

Chelsea Niemann, Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator

Chelsea Niemann is the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator for CARE. Her position is a consolidation and evolution of the services that CARE office offers to students, faculty, and staff, plus a response to increased service utilization and program requests in this area. Her position also coordinates programs to help all students get involved in violence prevention on campus. Chelsea acts as the Supervisor of the CARE peer education program as well as is the co-coordinator to UNCW's My Stand Mentor Training Program.


Ryane Miller

Ryane Miller, Lead Victim Advocate

Ryane Miller is the Lead Victim Advocate for CARE and has been serving in the field of interpersonal violence for four years.  Ryane earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from UNCW, and is focused on building her field specialty in trauma-informed care.  Ryane provides crisis counseling and advocacy services to students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment.  She also acts as a supervisor for advocacy staff, and is dedicated to continuing to build strong relationships with UNCW campus and community partners.


Kathryn Winn

Kathryn Winn, Victim Advocate

Kathryn Winn is the Victim Advocate for CARE. Her position supports students, faculty, staff, and loved ones from the UNCW community who have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, or harassment. She is responsible for providing direct services such as crisis intervention, court advocacy, medical advocacy, and information and referrals for services on-campus and in the community.



Lama Taj-Eldin, Office Administrator

Lama Taj-Eldin is the Office Administrator of CARE. Lama is usually the first point of contact at the CARE office, creating a welcoming environment for students, staff, and faculty. She provides secretarial, administrative, research, and technical support to the CARE staff, including the Director. Lama graduated from UNCW with a bachelor’s degree in Health Education and is excited to be back and support her alma mater.