Chief Executive Officer
Cathy was a founding board member of the Nashville T.J. Martell Foundation. She has worked with Friends of Warner Park, McNeilly Center for Children, and StandUp2Cancer in addition to serving as a mentor at Tennessee Achieves and an adjunct professor at Middle Tennessee State University and Belmont University. Her writing brought her several national accolades including the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.
Cathy is currently a member of the Citizen Advisory Committee, Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Sexual Offender Treatment Board, Domestic Death Review Team, ACES of Nashville, and the Domestic Violence Death Review Board. Gurley is also the acting president of the Nashville Women’s Breakfast Club.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Cathy Gurley to You Have the Power. Her in-depth experience and knowledge of not-for-profits, coupled with her exceptional leadership, creativity, and energy will strengthen our mission of victim advocacy and prevention of violent crime.”
– Andrea Conte
Darlene is responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as working with the CEO in developing and expanding the impact of the agency in Tennessee through programming. She started with YHTP in July of 2017.
A former entertainment industry executive, Darlene’s previous employers include: What A Trip! Entertainment, CBS Cable/The Nashville Network, Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc., The Brokaw Company, The Moon Mullins Company, and AristoMedia.
Susie works part-time as a Project Coordinator developing presentations, handling special projects, doing research, and making recommendations for improving efficiency. She began working at YHTP in January 2019.
Susie has more than two decades of experience in process improvement, strategic planning, and compensation management with the state of Tennessee. Susie received her Lean Certification from Belmont University’s Massey Graduate School of Business and worked as part of a three-person team who, at the direction of the governor, implemented Lean process improvement throughout Tennessee state government.
Information Coordinator/Assistant to the CEO
Vladimir works directly with the CEO and Operations Manager to provide daily operating support, as well as manage and share communications on behalf of the agency. He prepares content for newsletters and social media postings, as well as materials for YHTP meetings, speaking engagements, and presentations. He started with YHTP in June of 2018.
Enlow previously served as the Coordinator for Special Projects with NAMI Tennessee, the state chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness. He assisted with fundraising and educational projects to support the organization’s mental health community support, and advocacy efforts. Before that, he served for thirteen years as Executive Assistant with the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, providing logistical and communications assistance to and between its staff, Advisory Council members, and volunteers across the state of Tennessee.
Domestic Violence Coordinator
Meaghan Bodrie joined YHTP as the Domestic Violence Education Coordinator in October 2019. This is a new position for YHTP, made possible through a VOCA grant from the Department of Justice.
Meaghan will be developing a curriculum for providing policies and recommendations to employers to ensure the safety of their employees and worksites. The program will be underscored through statewide public messaging on the issue of domestic violence.
Prior to joining YHTP, Meaghan worked with A New Leaf in Mesa, Arizona as a Case Manager and eventual Supervisor for two of their domestic violence programs, helping build community connections throughout Arizona’s Maricopa County.