Our Team

Joyce M. Coffee

Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Joyce is the agency’s leader and visionary, and under her leadership the agency has grown from a shelter to a comprehensive domestic violence agency.  She has a Master’s of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and has over 30 years of experience working with victims of domestic violence.  In 1995 she received the coveted Victim’s Advocate Award from President Bill Clinton.  Ms. Coffee is an Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional.

Latreece Sanders

Chief Operations Officer

Latreece holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Xavier University and a Masters in Social Work and a Masters of Jurisprudence in Child and Family Law from Loyola University Chicago.  Latreece started her career in social services in 2008 and has experience in crisis intervention, sexual assault, residential treatment, domestic violence, and families impacted by DCFS.

Quadrella Mayfield

Chief Financial Officer

Quadrella obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Chicago State University.  She began working for Family Rescue in 1995. She has over 19 years experience in Finance and Accounting. Originally Ms. Mayfield was hired as a staff accountant, and then took over the reins of Finance Director in 1996. Under Ms. Mayfield’s leadership, Family Rescue has completed each fiscal year without audit findings from the external auditors and funders. Ms. Mayfield oversees financial reporting for Family Rescue and provides fiscal oversight of the Fiscal Policies and Procedures and Asset Management. Under the auspices of Ms. Mayfield, Family Rescue was honored with the first ORBA Award for financial excellence.

Tricia La Pointe

Chief Development Officer

Tricia holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI in Healthcare Administration. Over the course of her 20 plus year career she has served as the fund development manager with non-profit organizations including Chileda Foundation, La Crosse, WI; the Girl Scouts of Indian Waters Council, Eau Claire, WI; United Cerebral Palsy of Will County; and Crisis Center for South Suburbia. Here at Family Rescue, she oversees the fund development and communications for the agency including: corporate and foundation relations; individual giving; public relations; website and Facebook management; newsletter design and editing; and special events operations.

Stephanie Scott

Human Resources Director

Stephanie is also Family Rescue’s Training Coordinator.  Prior she held the positions of Advocate and Program Director and has 25 years’ of experience in the domestic violence field.  Ms. Scott has a Bachelor’s Degree from Andrews University, and has received certification as a Professional in Human Resources through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is completing her MA degree in Human Resource Management from Capella University. Ms. Scott is an Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional, and has trained police officers, clergy, human service professionals, volunteers, as well as agency staff.