Vincent Galbiati has an extensive background in strategic planning, corporate development, government finance, and legislative affairs at the federal, state and local levels. He has held senior management and executive positions with Fortune 500 corporations, middle-market companies, privately held businesses; and not-for-profit corporations, as well as government agencies.
Vince’s background includes business leadership development specializing in association and nonprofit management. His expertise also includes industrial environmental and public policy, legislative and government affairs, labor relations and employment expansion, business retention, economic research and evaluation; and public relations.
Vince earned his MBA at Indiana University and his undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Literature at Valparaiso University. He has been recognized for his contributions in regional advancements in transportation, distribution and logistics, fiber optic infrastructure development and public policy in high technology sectors.
Jessie began serving in this position in April 2019 after working extensively as a victim advocate within the agency. Jessica works closely with the Albuquerque Police Department, Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office, District Court and the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office to ensure survivors of domestic violence have the ability to obtain support, protection and legal resources they need.
Jessie was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM where she began her journey as an advocate in 2007 working with at-risk youth. Jessie served as the Program Coordinator for several years at Families Youth Inc.'s Girls Stepping Stones group home in Las Cruces, NM. It was here that Jessie realized her passion for victim advocacy. Jessie went on to work with survivors of sexual assault at La Piñon Sexual Assault and Recovery Services, also located in Las Cruces, NM. Jessie served as member of the Prevention Educator team for La Piñon conducting presentations throughout New Mexico for audiences of all ages on topics such as dating violence and healthy relationships..
Michelle earned a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling & her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Philosophy at The University of New Mexico. She has been providing counseling and support since 2014 with a highly diverse clientele of various racial and cultural backgrounds. Michelle is a part of the LGBTQ community, identifies as Non-Binary and has extensive experience working with the diverse issues of the LGBTQ community.
Michelle is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of New Mexico. Michelle oversees the Counseling department with DVRC and has developed the Education & Community Outreach department within the last year at DVRC. Michelle has developed and implemented educational training to the community and colleagues on the cycle of domestic violence, intervention and prevention.
Michelle is EMDR Therapy trained and utilize this technique when clinically appropriate. EMDR Therapy has been proven to be very helpful in areas such as trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem, anxiety, and when one "feels stuck"..