Kelly Vates

Founder & Executive Director

Kelly is the Founder and Executive Director of Fair Haven Rape Crisis Center and a Survivor, Thriver & Overcomer of sexual violence  and exploitation.

Kelly is a recovery veteran, visionary, published author & national presenter on sexual trauma. She has a passion for people as well as dogs and is a Certified TDI Handler for Fair Haven’s Certified Therapy Dog- Aspen.

Kelly has a strong background in both management, entrepreneurship and serves her Heavenly Father with her whole heart.

Rebecca Alvarez

Operations Director

Becky started with Fair Haven in March of 2019.

She earned her Bachelor of Human Resources degree from Purdue and her MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Becky loves working with people and problem solving. Outside of work, she enjoys all things outdoors, watching her kids play sports, and dancing in the kitchen.

Shana Robertson

Community Relations Director

Shana joined Fair Haven RCC’s mission in 2014. “I think that forming partnerships with like-minded people and challenging belief systems through education, will help towards eradicating sexual violence in the community.” Shana has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences from Purdue Northwest and has received an Outstanding Service Award by the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault for her prevention work at Fair Haven RCC.

Shana loves her family and friends, serving the Lord, helping the community and spreads whimsical fun whenever she can.

Becca Hatfield

Client Services Director

Becca began as a Volunteer Advocate in 2015 & hired as an Advocate in August 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies from Purdue Northwest in 2016. Becca moved into a leadership position in 2017, overseeing Direct Services, then moving into Anti-Trafficking services in 2021. In January 2023, Becca was again promoted to a Director position. She works hard each day to provide & model excellent client care. She enjoys long drives with loud music, playing with her pups, and a cheesy pepperoni pizza.

Kyle Matthews

Crisis Response Coordinator

Kyle joined the Fair Haven team as a Victim Advocate in November 2021 and promoted to Crisis Response Coordinator in July of 2023.  Kyle has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Purdue University Northwest in December 2015 and is currently working towards his Masters Degree in Family and Human Services.  Kyle has an empathetic heart and enjoys helping others.

Kyle enjoys laughing, excercising, listening to music and spending time with family and friends.

Maya Rosales

Youth Services Coordinator

Maya has been a part of Fair Haven since June 2021. She has earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Indiana University Northwest. Maya loves art and has a passion for youth services.

In her spare time, she loves to cuddle with her cat named Chicken Alfredo and her English bulldog named Freddie. She is currently looking to pursue her Master’s in Social Work.

Melissa Perkins

Grants & Finance Manager

Melissa started with Fair Haven in June of 2015. She earned her Associate in Business Management degree from South Suburban College. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys crafting, camping & hiking with her family.

Tamika Muhammad

Anti-Trafficking Coordinator

Tamika  started with the Fair Haven team in November of 2021 and promoted to the Anti-Traffkicking Coordinator position in January of 2023.  Tamika earned her Associates Degree in Human Services and Social Work from Ivy Tech and is currently pursuing her Bachelors of Psychology at Indiana University. Tamika enjoys helping others and spending time with her family.


Yolanda Ayala

Family Services Coordinator

Yolanda joined the Fair Haven team as a Bilingual Victim Advocate in September of 2021 and was promoted to Family Services Coordinator in November of 2022. Yolanda earned her Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Psychology and Minor in International Studies from Purdue Northwest. She is fluent in Spanish. Yolanda loves to help others. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her kids, family, and friends.

Helping Hands Together

Our Dedicated Staff

Fair Haven’s front line staff is comprised of seven advocates who tirelessly work to provide support to survivors along their recovery journey and evidence-based, age appropriate prevention education to the community!  Fair Haven Advocates are committed to fulfilling our organization’s Purpose & Mission and are the heart of our agency.