Introducing Our Team
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 34
Ms. Kochem joins our team with many years of experience working and volunteering in the Hudson Valley. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Public Administration from Marist College, and has dedicated her career to strengthening our community. She is eager to put her experience and education to work to further the mission of The CPCA. Ms. Kochem is not only dedicated to the mission of child abuse prevention, but also passionate about raising awareness about this issue in our community. She lives in Poughkeepsie, New York, with her adorable son Kyler – who inspires her daily to empower our community’s most valuable resource: our children.
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 24
Mary Fleming has been with the CPCA since 2003, where she has worked in the Parent Empowerment Program, as well as the Personal Safety Program. Mary received her BA in History and Education from Vassar College and an AA from Dutchess Community College, and she is also a graduate of the 2016 Dutchess County Chamber Foundation Leadership Dutchess Program. Currently a resident of Highland, NY, with her significant other Ernie, she first moved to the Hudson Valley in 1986, and was born in County Galway, Ireland. Mary is the proud mother of two children, Mark, 24, and Lauren, 21.
Valerie J. Bell
Phone: 845-454-0595 ext. 10
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Phone: 845-454-0595 ext. 22
Child Advocacy Center Coordinator
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 12
Personal Safety Program Coordinator
Phone: 845-454-0595 , ext. 20
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 18
Personal Statement: Be the change you wish to see in the world.
Gwendolyn Outlar Davis
PARENT EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext.
It has been my life’s continued mission to work with and for those who have been or are in need of non-judgmental advocacy in all matters that enhance health and wellbeing. One day at a time. One being at a time.
PARENT EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 17
SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTING PROGRAM PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Phone: 845-454-0595 ext. 16
SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTING PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 19
Teen Parenting Program Director
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 15
TEEN PARENTING PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Phone: 845-454-0595, ext. 42