Rachel Lindsey, MA, CA is the Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Services. She has been working with the office since the fall of 2001, when she joined the Peer Volunteer program. She supervises interns and volunteers, facilitates classroom presentations, and is a resource for those who have been impacted by sexual assault. Ms. Lindsey is pursuing her MEd in Counseling and Development, and is a George Mason alumna, with an MA in Professional Writing and Editing (2005), and a certificate in Non-profit Management (2007). She is a graduate of the first annual Virginia Victims Assistance Academy (2008) and in 2009 she returned as a coach there. She has completed Victim Advocate training through the Office of Victims of Crime. Ms. Lindsey has also been a LeaderShape Cluster facilitator, a University 100 instructor for the Freshman Center, and a trainer for the George Mason Safe Zone and National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) programs.
Barbara Roos is the SAS Outreach Specialist on the Arlington Campus, working two evenings a week. She has over 20 years of experience as a volunteer sexual assault and domestic violence counselor with the Arlington County, VA Violence Intervention Program. In this capacity she staffed the rape crisis and domestic violence hotline once a week, and also went into local high schools to talk to students about relationship violence. Since 1982 Barbara has also worked in meeting management and educational program development for several professional trade associations. Barbara earned a bachelor of fine arts degree at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.
Hope Savolainen is the Education Coordinator for Sexual Assault Services. She first got involved with Sexual Assault Services in 2008 when she became a Peer Companion. She currently trains and supervises student volunteers and is a resource for those who have been impacted by sexual assault, intimate partner violence or stalking. She is a 2009 George Mason alumna, with a BA in Government and International Politics. She has received training in the area of victim services through a variety of volunteer experiences. She trained and volunteered on two hotlines; Fairfax County's Victim Assistance Network and Winchester's Concern Hotline and was also trained as a Crisis Intervention Companion at The Laurel Center in Winchester, VA.