Board of Directors
Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) has provided the Black Hills with the resources needed to assist survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault since 1978. From providing a safe and secure shelter for women, children and men to educating the public about domestic violence, the team at WAVI is dedicated to offering solutions that better the Rapid City community, and beyond.
Tom Lessin, President
Seth Malott, Vice President
Brandee Schwartz, Secretary
Annie Lanka, Treasurer
Lori Barnett, Past President
Peg Seljeskog - Board Member Emeritus
Dr. Anne Fisher
Mitchell Stone, Ph.D
Linda Shroll - Executive Director of Programs
Barb Wamsley - Executive Director of Operations
View upcoming events where you can join in on spreading awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.
Interested in working at WAVI? View our current openings!
Learn more about how WAVI impacts the community, including WAVI's revenue and operating expenses, from our annual reports and audits.
Myth: Domestic violence is a private matter.
Fact: Domestic violence affects the whole community. It results in high costs to society and leads to future abuse through learned patterns of behavior.