Lizzy Powers, LLMSW

Mental Health Therapist


Andrea Krause, President - Montcalm County Prosecutor

Kyle Butler, Vice President - Ionia County Prosecutor

Jennifer Butler, Co-Treasurer - RAVE Executive Director

Michael Neubert, Co-Treasurer - Fifth Third Bank Commercial Loan Officer

Jim Loser, Secretary - Ionia County ISD Assistant Superintendent Special Education


Esther Combs - Montcalm County ISD, Homeless Grant Coordinator, Spec Ed

Charlie Noll - Ionia County Sheriff

Tammy Warner - Montcalm Care Network Executive Director

Shannon Lake - Lake Funeral Homes Owner

Michelle Seigo - Ionia/Montcalm Department of Health and Human Services Director

Jacquelyn Stasiak -  Michigan State Police Detective and Community Member

Chris Clute - Michigan State Police Lieutenant

Mike Williams - Montcalm County Sheriff

​Kerry Possehn, The Right Door to Recovery, Health, and Wellness CEO

Angela Miller - Ionia County ISD

Hannah is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Studies. Hannah started her career at the Children's Advocacy Center of Kent County as an intern. After her internship was completed, she was hired in as the full-time Intake Coordinator. In her position, she also worked as a back up family advocate. Hannah has a passion for working with children and families and is looking forward to her future at the IM SAFE CAC.

Haley Vallie-Laws, LLMSW

Mental Health Therapist

Hannah Lenz

Family Advocate

Haley earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Manchester University in 2014. She later attended Western Michigan University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work with an emphasis in trauma studies. Haley specializes in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as working with children who have experienced trauma. Her background includes work with children and families at The Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County, Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapids, and Lutheran Adoption Services in Gaylord, Michigan. Haley enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and spoiling her dog, Finn, and cat, Luna.

The founding director of the IM SAFE CAC, as well as the former Chief Assistant Prosecutor of the Ionia County Prosecutor's Office.  Lori took the position of Director/Intake Coordinator in October of 2017 as a way to meet her passion to help improve the lives of children.  She enjoys working with a multi-disciplinary team committed to this task.  Lori holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and Juris Doctor Degree from Michigan State University College of Law.  She is the proud mother of three children.

Meet Our Staff

Kiley holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology as well as a Masters of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University. Kiley is a fully Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and has prior experience as a mental health therapist in home-based services. She also has specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) crisis counseling, and Infant Mental Health. Prior to becoming the Program Director, Kiley was the Family Advocate at IM SAFE CAC. Kiley is passionate about helping families and children in need. She lives with her husband and three cats, Gabby, Murphy, and Barley.

McKenzie Breimayer

Forensic Interviewer

Lizzy earned her Bachelors of Science Degree with a Social Work Minor from Western Michigan University (WMU) in 2014. A few years later, she continued her education and completed a Master of Social Work Degree, with a concentration in trauma studies from WMU and graduated in the Spring of 2019. Lizzy’s focus has been working with children and families and she specializes in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Lizzy is returning to Michigan after spending a year in New England working for a Community Mental Health Agency. Before her time out east, she worked at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County in the therapy and prevention departments. Lizzy enjoys spending time with family, especially her niece Annie and nephew Carter! 

Lori Kirkhoff

Executive Director/Intake Coordinator

Katie is a graduate of Central Michigan University (Fire Up Chips!) with a Bachelors Degree in Family Studies. Katie developed a passion for working with children when she interned with Midland County’s Safe and Sound Child Advocacy Center. She saw the important work that was done by Child Advocacy Centers and knew this is where she needed to be. Katie lives in Montcalm County with her cat, Frankie. 

Kiley Johnson, MA, LPC

Program Director

Katie Krueger

Intake Coordinator/Forensic Interviewer

McKenzie is a recent graduate of Aquinas College where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. While attending college, she also played on Aquinas' basketball team. McKenzie worked with children as a volunteer at Helen Devos Children's Hospital. She has always had a passion to work with children, and she is looking forward to continuing this at the IM SAFE CAC.