Staff Members

Executive Staff


Joyce Mahr is the Chief Executive Officer for Betty Griffin Center.

Joyce was born in St. Augustine and has raised her family here.  While in banking, Joyce became a board member for the Betty Griffin Center.  This is where she found her true calling to advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  She has worked for Betty Griffin Center for 21 years and in 2008 became the Chief Executive Officer.  Joyce believes domestic and sexual violence is not an individual issue, but a community issue.


Kelly Franklin, Chief Operating Officer


Lauren Carpenter, Chief Financial Officer


Nicole Pece, Development Director


Beverly Smith, Human Resources Director