Program Director Cindy Hartley and Child and Family Advocate Tim Murphy
Cindy Hartley is SAFE Spot's program director. Cindy chairs SAFE Spot's multidisciplinary team and is responsible for the overall operation of the center. Cindy holds a bachelor's degree in Child Development from Appalachian State University. She is a Wilkes County native, and has served children and families in the community for the past eight years. Cindy is part of a multi-agency team addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Wilkes County.
Tim Murphy is SAFE Spot's child and family advocate. Tim is the point of first contact for families at the center and coordinates care for children. Tim holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master's degree in counseling from Appalachian State University. Tim worked for 29 years as a counselor and teacher in the Wilkes County school system. He has been active in community abuse prevention initiatives since 2006.