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About Sunrise

OUR MISSION

Sunrise is a catalyst for change that empowers residents of Pasco County to save lives, educates the community, and changes lives through domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention services.

We will provide opportunities for growth and enrichment to our dedicated employees and our community in which we operate, while sustaining a financially strong agency. In everything we do, we will act with respect, fairness, and integrity.

OUR VISION

To lead our community in creating an environment in which domestic and sexual violence does not exist.

Our Commitment to
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

We know that each individual and each relationship looks different, and we recognize that violence affects people from every community. 


Our advocates are here to welcome and serve all Survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence in our community.


Sunrise of Pasco Domestic and Sexual Violence Center is committed to being a catalyst for change; recognizing and addressing the impact of social justice inequalities; and to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable society.
Through our organization values, we commit to:

 

  • Provide survivor focused, trauma-informed services through an empowerment-based approach.

  • Promote and celebrate diversity, inclusion and equity within our staff and the individuals we serve. 

  • Recognize and trust the expertise and lived experiences of individuals, especially those representing marginalized communities. 

  • Work collaboratively within our communities to enhance survivor’s access to services.

  • Practice with empathy and a holistic mindset.

  • Empower individuals and engage communities to end domestic and sexual violence.

  • Enhance service provision through a dedication to employee professional development and training. 

 

Sunrise of Pasco is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to fostering an environment where people from all backgrounds and lived experiences thrive and feel they belong. Our goal is for our team of advocates and for our leadership to be a representation of the community we serve.
 

We invite you to join us in our mission to empower individuals and engage communities to end domestic and sexual violence, and to elevate voices and learn from those most impacted. 

 Our Board of Directors
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President

Dr. Sana Yusuf, DMD

CEO/Dentist/Medical Director at Sana Dental Studio + Spa

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Vice-President

Christopher Morris

Senior Project Manager, KAST Construction

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Treasurer

Gail Page

Regional Rep- Capital Insurance Agency, Inc.

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Secretary

Ann Pereira

AEG Tampa Bay Director

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Member

Sister Roberta Bailey, O.S.B.

Office of the Prioress 

Benedictine of Florida

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Member

Erin Bishop

RN BSN C-EFM Legal Nurse Consultant

CEO Thirsty Buffalo Brewing Company

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Member

Katie Duncan

Marketing Manager

AdventHealth Dade City and AdventHealth Zephyrhills

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Member

Anissa Morris
Esquire

Spinner Law Firm

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Member

Robert Pullen, Esquire

Guardian ad Litem Attorney

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Member

Pam Saucier

Principal, Guardrails LLC

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Member

 Robert Tungate, Captain

Dade City Police Department 

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Justin Wetherington
Captain

Pasco Sheriff's Office

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Ex-Officio

Jarrod M. Scharber, Esquire

Scharber Law Group, P.A.

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Kelly Sinn

Sunrise CEO

Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. assures each applicant and employee Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, income or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law except when such requirement constitutes a bona-fide occupational qualification necessary to perform the tasks associated with the position. Equal Employment Opportunity is attained using both objective and subjective merit principles and applies to recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, demotion, compensation, retention, discipline, separation, and other employment practices within Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc.

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