About Us

Delaware County Women Against Rape (DCWAR) is a private non-profit agency founded in 1974. DCWAR provides comprehensive direct services to any victim of rape, other sexual assault, and other serious crimes, and to significant persons in the victim's life. In addition, DCWAR provides education programs to schools and community groups, as well as training for allied professionals, such as police, emergency responders, and medical personnel, both to increase community awareness of the impact of crime on victims, and to develop prevention strategies.

DCWAR Fact Sheet
Form 990 2018-2019
Report on audit of financial statements



Board of Directors

Chief David M. Splain
President

Kimberly Marucci, EdD
1st Vice President

Timothy Huke
2nd Vice President

Juan Salcedo
Treasurer

Colleen Lelli, EdD
Secretary

Linda DeMeglio

Jeanne L. Frantz

Captain Laura D. Hartshorn

Sheldon A. Kovach, JD

Chief James E. Nolan IV

Christine M. Tassoni

Rina F. Vassallo, EdD

Osceola E. Williams

Sophia Zouras

Staff Management

Karen Hosler Kispert, PhD, Executive Director
KHKispert@delcowar.org

Candice Linehan, MSW, LSW, Assistant Executive Director
CLinehan@delcowar.org

Dana Leahan, Director, Crime Victims Services
DLeahan@delcowar.org

Jennifer DiPillo, Esq., Director, Crime Victims Law Project
JDiPillo@cvlppa.org

Kim Jester, Director, Education Department
KJester@delcowar.org