Nicole Shuler-Geer - Chair
Mrs. Shuler-Geer has spent her entire career in the field of Criminal Justice. She is currently the Department Chairperson for the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Program at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover Delaware, and Adjunct Faculty at Wilmington University. Mrs. Shuler Geer was formally an Officer for Operation Safe Streets/Governor’s Task force, a Senior Probation and Parole Officer, and a Training Educator for the Delaware Department of Correction Training Academy.
Mrs. Shuler-Geer holds a Master’s Degree in the Administration of Justice, a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science, and numerous memberships and certifications within her field.
Renee Slaughter, CPA - Treasurer
Ms. Slaughter is a graduate of Delaware Technical and Community College, and Delaware State University. She has earned certifications as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner). Ms. Slaughter is employed at Raymond F. Book & Associates, where she provides a variety of services to businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Ms. Slaughter is married and has two lovely daughters.
Onita Wells - Secretary
Ms. Wells has worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) for 8 years in program development, grant writing, and more recently as program manager for Kent County BBBS. Ms. Wells has a bachelor of science degree in behavioral science and master of science degree in administration of human services; both from Wilmington University.
A Wilmington community leader and survivor of homicide, Ms. Bullock participated in Victims' Voices Heard (VVH) severe violence dialogue program. She has also participated as a guest speaker for the Impact of Crime on Victims program; a program that teaches incarcerated offenders victim empathy.
In 2012, Ms. Bullock was appointed by Governor Markell to serve on the Board of Parole representing victims/survivors. She is the first victim to serve on the board in the capacity as a Victims' Advocate. Ms. Bullock is a member of APAI (Association of Paroling Authorities International) and recently completed Parole Board Member's training provided by the National Institute of Corrections.
She has been an employee with the DuPont company for 30 years working in the field of safety and occupational health.
Ms. Guan is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and currently works as associate general counsel for an investment company in Delaware. She is a first-generation Chinese American, having moved to the United States from China when she was thirteen. She has been living in Delaware since 2001. Ms. Guan has a bachelor degree in biology from University of Delaware and Juris Doctor degree from Delaware Law School.
Ms. Guan completed the severe violence dialogue program in 2013 and has since been involved with Victims’ Voices Heard as a guest speaker for the Impact of Crime on Victims program.
Ms. Heath is a clinical therapist with a client-centered philosophy. She has more than 15 years of experience in the human services field, working with adults, youth, children and their families. Areas of focus are trauma and other behavioral health challenges individuals may face.
Ms. Heath holds a Masters’ of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and a Masters’ of Science degree in Health Services Management from New School University. She is a Board Certified Human Services Practitioner and a Certified Multi-Systemic Therapist.
Ms. Heath's son, Edwin, was murdered on May 13, 2015. This loss and her experience as a survivor fuel her passion for our work, and gives her empathy for other survivors.
Ms. Lau has spent the last 25 years in the field of Human Services. Most of her career was with The Devereux Foundation, PA Adult Services. She started in the social work field and quickly moved to operations where she remained for the last 25 years. In 2014 she transitioned from Devereux to Saint Francis Healthcare. Ms. Lau is the Director of Operations for Saint Francis LIFE, a PACE program, (Program of All-Inclusive Care Services for the Elderly), an innovative medical/social program in Delaware serving the elderly population. Ms. Lau holds a Master's Degree in Health Care Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.
Ms. Lau's son, David was murdered in Fort Myers, Florida on December 30, 2012. Her experience of this great loss, and as a survivor has given her the passion to support our work and the empathy for other survivors.
Emily McCauley, CPA
Ms. McCauley is a Certified Public Accountant and member of Book and Associates, CPAs, in Dover, Delaware since 1991. She has a Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership, a Bachelors and Associates degree in Science in Accounting. Ms. McCauley is a member the Delaware Society of Accountants and the American Institute of Public Accountants (AICPA.)
A Texas native, Ms. McCauley relocated to Delaware in 1982. She is active in community organizations, such as Victim’s Voices Heard and the BNI-Rehoboth II Network Group. While supporting many causes over the years, her main focus is collecting donations for the food bank and contributing to foster children programs.
Dale H. Wyatt
Mr. Wyatt is an Investigator for the Delaware Department of Justice, Victims’ Compensation Program. Prior to his current position Mr. Wyatt worked for the Superior Court of Delaware as a Judicial Case Manager and also interned with the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole Office.
He stands by the mission of protecting and serving victims of crime and believes that it is about more than just the investigation and prosecution of the offender - it is also about helping victims and their families along the road to recovery.
Mr. Wyatt is an active member of NOVA (National Organization for Victim Assistance). He has also completed training focused on working with men and boys to prevent violence against women and promoting healthy masculinity. - NYC John Jay Criminal Justice College, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault training geared towards the knowledge, history, Investigation and legal process surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault cases. - National Institute of Crime Prevention and has received Certification in providing Death notifications from the U.S Department of Justice and Penn State University.