Roxanne StevensonExecutive Director
Roxanne Stevenson was named Executive Director of The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center in October 2011. She is responsible for the management of the CAC's day-to-day administrative operations and develops fundraising and program expansion initiatives. Roxanne served in a variety of management roles for other non-profit organizations in East Texas before joining the CAC. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from LeTourneau University. In her spare time, Roxanne enjoys trail riding (by horse or dirt bike), swimming, golfing, traveling, and spending as much time as possible with her husband, family, friends, and grandchildren who call her "G-Roxy".
Christie Glenn-MooreProgram Director
In February 2017, Christie Glenn-Moore joined The Martin House CAC team as a multi-disciplinary team Intake Coordinator and Forensic Interviewer. In October 2019 she was promoted to Program Director to help lead the CAC into it's next decade of service to children in crisis. Christie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Development from Stephen F. Austin University and worked for the Department of Family and Protective Services in Investigations and Family Based Safety Services before joining The Martin House. As Program Director, Christie assists the Executive Director in personnel management and program development and oversight. She conducts forensic interviews as needed and trains new staff and volunteers to meet the needs of more than 700 children served by the Center each year.
When not working, Christie and her husband have five fantastic children who keep the family pleasantly busy. Christie also enjoys her involvement as a Youth Director at her church.
Tracey Moore, MS, LPC-S, NCCTherapy Director
Tracey Moore joined The Martin House CAC on October 16, 2017. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Tyler in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and in 2015 she graduated with a Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology. Tracey is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor who leads The Martin House therapy department, supervises staff therapists and counseling interns, and provides trauma-focused cognitive-behavior therapy to CAC clients. Before joining The Martin House, Tracey worked with children ages 3-17 and their families who were dealing with trauma, a range of mental disorders, anger, and oppositional defiant behavior. Due to a growing concern about families dealing with conflict resolutions, she attended training to become a Certified Anger Management Specialist-I (CAMS-1) in 2017. "Counseling is one of the keys to the healing process for every child of abuse and trauma," explains Tracey. Under Tracey's leadership, in-house counseling/intervention services are expanding at the CAC to meet the needs of child abuse victims and non-offending family members in Gregg, Harrison, and Marion Counties.
Katie WestMDT Coordinator/Forensic Interviewer
Katie Angel West has a huge passion for ensuring children are safe and protected and was welcomed by The Martin House CAC team as an Intake Specialist/Forensic Interviewer in April 2020. She recently promoted to the position of MDT Coordinator, assisting investigators from partner agencies with scheduling services and ensuring all reports of abuse for Gregg, Harrison, and Marion Counties are reviewed and tracked. Katie graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2019 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science. While Katie was attending college, she completed an internship at The Martin House in 2018. In her spare time, Katie likes to spend time with family and friends.
Ionotzi Enriquez CastroChild & Family Advocate Team Lead
Before joining The Martin House CAC in December 2020, Ionotzi Enriquez-Castro volunteered for Child Protective Services under the Community Outreach division for over two years while also completing a fall internship at The Martin House CAC in 2020. She graduated from East Texas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Art degree in Behavioral Sciences and a minor in Counseling. Ionotzi graduated from the University of Texas -Arlington with a Master in Social Work and was recently promoted to the postion of Child & Family Advocate Team Lead. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her Pomeranian, Benji.
Megan CunninghamForensic Interviewer
Megan Cunningham was welcomed to The Martin House CAC as a forensic interviewer in April of 2021, after a 7-year career in law enforcement. Megan was a patrol officer in Gilmer and Gladewater and worked as a jailer and jail supervisor in Gregg County. Megan has always had a passion for serving the most vulnerable and at-need populations, drawing her to The Martin House. Megan has a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. When not working, Megan enjoys her three dogs, spending time with her family and friends, and traveling.
Brynlee BallesterosChild & Family Advocate/Development Specialist
Brynlee Ballesteros joined The Martin House CAC in October 2021. She graduated in December 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family services with a minor in Child Psychology from Abilene Christian University. In college she found her passion for serving and advocating for victims of abuse and exploitation while interning with Rescue Her, a non-profit anti-sex trafficking organization. She also served as the president of The Red Thread Movement, the collegiate chapter of Eternal Threads, another anti-trafficking non-profit organization. Originally from the DFW area, Brynlee moved to Longview to work for The Martin House and recently added social media outreach and other development duties to her role. In her free time, she loves to paint, spend time with her family and friends, eat fun food or enjoy a good book.
Cadie PyeattCommunity Outreach Advocate
Cadie Pyeatt joined The Martin House CAC team in May 2022. Cadie attended Northwestern State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and minored in Social Sciences. She has worked with children in various capacities for over 14 years, and most recently worked at a pediatric hospital as a Certified Child Life Specialist, providing support to children and families to help them cope effectively during stressful life events. Cadie strives to help children see their full potential and empowers them to achieve their goals daily. Cadie offers free education and training programs for children and adults to prevent abuse and increase awareness about The Martin House CAC in the community. When not working, Cadie enjoys traveling and spending time with her family on their farm.
Jessica PetersonChild & Family Advocate
In January 2023, Jessica Peterson became the newest Child & Family Advocate to join The Martin House CAC team. Jessica earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development from LeTourneau University. During college, she completed an internship at East Texas Child Advocates where her love of helping children grew. Her career path lead Jessica to working with children with developmental delays at Early Childhood Intervention for 11 years. When not working, Jessica enjoys watching her son play the many sports he is involved in.
Kathy RaeDevelopment Administrator
Kathy Rae is a Longview native who has lived in the Longview area all her life. She comes to The Martin House CAC with many years of experience in event planning and fundraising. Kathy spent the past seven years working and volunteering with other non-profit organizations in our community. When she's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Some of her favorite activities include camping, traveling, hunting, playing games, and cooking. Kathy lives in Longview, Harrison County, with her husband and three dogs.
Yvette TurnerChild & Family Advocate
Yvette Turner graduated from Wiley College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and, in 2022, graduated from East Texas Baptist University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She completed an internship at The Martin House CAC in 2022 as a Counselor Intern and quickly realized she wanted to make The Martin House her "home" to assist and guide children and families in need. In February 2023, she joined the CAC as a full-time staff member. While waiting to receive her license to be a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Yvette provides advocacy services to children and families coming to The Martin House CAC.
Before joining The Martin House, Yvette worked as a 911 Communication Officer for a Louisiana Fire Department for 21 years. When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling.
Chelsi BellIntake Specialist/Advocate
Chelsi Bell joined The Martin House CAC team in February 2023 as an Intake Specialist and Child & Family Advocate. She graduated in December 2022 from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She found her passion for wanting to work with children while she was a 911 dispatcher at Gregg County for 11 years. During college she completed an internship at Community Healthcore where her passion for working with children grew. When she is not working, Chelsi enjoys spending time with her son, her dogs, family and friends, yoga, and is trying a new hobby: hiking.
Martie DykesForensic Interview Team Lead
Forensic Interview Team Lead, Martie Dykes, joined The Martin House Children's Advocacy Center in February 2023, having more than 23 years' experience working at another child advocacy center. Martie is passionate about the CAC movement and loves working with children and providing a safe place for kids to talk about things that may be traumatic and very difficult. She also enjoys working with partner agencies in the fight to end child abuse. She has served on the Forensic Interview Training Faculty with Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas since 2016 helping new forensic interviewers improve their knowledge and skills in this specialized field. Martie earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a Licensed Baccaleaureate Social Worker. She is currently completing her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology.
Rainy is a female Labrador/Golden Retriever, specially bred, trained, and certified by Canine Companions for Independence to work with her handlers at the CAC. Having joined the center in August 2017, Rainy is available to comfort, entertain, or just sit quietly by children during their time at the center before or after forensic interviews, medical exams, therapy sessions, or can accompany children to court who must testify against their offenders.
When Rainy goes home and takes off her work vest, she enjoys playing fetch, rolling over for belly rubs, and getting muddy in the pond.