MNCASA is pleased to introduce our new board chair
Kenosha Davenport is the Executive Director of the Sexual Violence Center (SVC) a MNCASA partner program, serving Carver, Hennepin, and Scott Counties. She is responsible for the overall agency direction, fundraising, fiscal oversight, programmatic oversight, and managing external relationships and collaboration. Kenosha has dedicated sixteen years in the movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. She has worked as a shelter relief worker, volunteer coordinator, prevention educator, and rape response program coordinator. Davenport has worked with state representatives across the aisle to pass a bill that assessed additional court fees to perpetrators of violence. In 2017, Davenport received the Diane Reese Advocacy Award. Kenosha has a bachelor of arts in psychology and sociology from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration from Marylhurst University. She is currently working on a doctorate of business administration. Kenosha serves on the board of directors for the West Virginia Coalition against Domestic Violence, West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services as President, Women of Color for Change, and Greenbrier Valley Health Alliance Treasurer. MNCASA is excited to welcome her leadership.
MNCASA would also like to thank Becki Jordan, our former board chair, who served MNCASA’s board for the last three years. Her dedication to combating sexual violence was evident in all of her work and we wish her well in her future endeavors.