Who We Are


Elida Murray - Executive Director
David Turkewitz, MD - Medical Director
Amanda Evans, MA, ATR-BC, LPC - Child and Adolescent Counselor/Art Therapist
Jessica Crouse, BSW - Forensic Interview Specialist
Kelly Daley, LSW - Forensic Interview Specialist
Jennifer Shearer - Victim Advocate/Prevention Specialist
Jackie Hendricks - Office/Intake Corrdinator

Board Committees

Executive (including Policy)
Resource Development/PR & Marketing
Board Development/Nomination

Board of Directors

Betty Snyder, True North WellnessPresident
Carolyn Wagaman, PNC Bank  - Vice President
Ryan Raffensperger, Raffensperger, Martin & Finkenbiner LLC - Treasurer
Esther Waybright, Community Member - Secretary
Elida Murray - Executive Director

Stephen Higgs, Cumberland Township Police Department
Andrea Singley, Attorney
Brian Sinnett, Adams County District Attorney
Jeanette Slimmer, RN, CSN, MSN, MEd, Gettysburg Area School District
David Turkewitz, MD, WellSpan York Hospital
Cindy Small, Gettysburg Foundation
Cathy Harner - Community Member
Harry Hartman - Gettysburg Times
Cindy Keeney - Victim Witness Program
Sara Finkey - Adams County Children and Youth
Wendy Heiges - Community Member

What is a Multidisciplinary Investigative Team?

A Multidisciplinary Investigative Team responds to child abuse allegations and includes:

  • Children and Youth Services
  • Cultural Services
  • District Attorney's Office
  • Law Enforcement
  • Victim Witness Staff
  • TrueNorth Wellness Services
  • Medical Services
  • Children's Advocacy Center Staff 

Our team of Adams County professionals meets monthly to review complex abuse cases and learn about new service resources and innovative intervention techniques.