Bernard Dempsey has been WMC’s Executive Director since January 1, 2010. Bern came to WMC with over 15 years of non-profit management experience. He is a licensed attorney, represented low income individuals for almost 20 years in civil legal matters, and also taught a law school clinic.
Naomi K. Davis has been at WMC since 2005. Naomi started out as an Office Assistant and now is our Director of Case Management. She oversees the case management department and is WMC’s primary contact for the Courts and volunteer mediators. She provides intake and coordination of many of the mediations and runs the intern program. She also is the program coordinator for our Special Education Mediations.
Aquila Kelley has been at WMC since 2008. She started out volunteering and then in 2011 she was hired in as an Assistant Case Manager. Now she is in the role of Case Manager since January 2014 along with her added title of School Programs Coordinator since January 2017. She mainly handles paperwork from our school truancy programs and our restorative conferencing programs. She also handles, General Civil, Probate Domestic, CPS, and PPO cases.
Andra Anderson has been our Domestic Court Representative since 2011. She is an important liason with the Wayne County Friend of the Court and helps coach and mentor our volunteer domestic mediators.
Mary Morris (part-time) is a Program Representative and has been at WMC since 2007. She has trained and mentored many new mediators and helps to maintain relationships with a number of district courts.
Jerry Hayes (part time) has been a Court Representative for WMC since 2009. He has trained and mentored many new mediators and helps to maintain relationships with a number of district courts.