Our Team

Executive Staff

Janice Goldwater
Janice Goldwater
, MSW, LCSW-C
Founder and Executive Director
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Janice Goldwater, MSW, LCSW-C

Founder and Executive Director
Janice GoldwaterOur Executive Director, Janice, has been with AT since she founded the agency in 1990. Today, Janice’s leadership, vision, and direction guide the future of Adoptions Together in our community. With more than 30 years experience in child welfare and mental health advocacy, as well as raising 4 children who joined her family through birth and adoption, Janice is uniquely qualified to lead the agency as we move into the next 25 years serving families. Janice enjoys taking long walks with her 3 dogs and spending time with her husband and family.
Dawn Musgrave
Dawn Musgrave

Attorney at Law
Associate Director and Legal Counsel
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Dawn Musgrave, Attorney at Law

Associate Director and Legal Counsel
Dawn MusgraveDawn Musgrave, Associate Director/General Counsel, joined Adoptions Together in 1992. She represents the agency in adoption cases and oversees its business operations, including finance, human resources and information technology systems. Dawn is an active advocate for the rights of children, particularly those impacted by the public child welfare system, and frequently consults with policy makers on matters relevant to families and children. Her favorite quote is “There’s no such thing as other people’s children.” Dawn has two children and two granddaughters who bring her much joy.
Alisha Wolf
Alisha Wolf
, LGSW, MPH
Director of FamilyWorks Together
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Alisha Wolf, LGSW, MPH

Director of FamilyWorks Together
Alisha WolfAlisha designs and oversees pre-adoption training, continuing parent education, and professional training in the community. She received her bachelors from Skidmore College in English and Spanish and her Masters in Social Work in Maternal and Child Health from UNC Chapel Hill. During her graduate studies, Alisha focused on issues surrounding adoption, foster care, and early childhood mental health. Alisha enjoys yoga, reading Oprah Magazine, and spending time with her husband and their cat, Tom Berenger.
Mary Bergman
Mary Bergman
Executive Projects Manager
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Clinical Staff

Cynthia Cubbage
Cynthia Cubbage
, LCSW-C
Clinical Director,
Adoption Specialist
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Cynthia Cubbage, LCSW-C

Clinical Director, Adoption Specialist
Cynthia CubbageCynthia has over 18 years of experience dedicated to serving children and families through her work with non-profits and county government agencies. Her passion and areas of interest focus on transracial/ transcultural adoptive families, birth parents, search and reunion, and youth aging out of the foster care system. Cynthia completed an advanced adoption training program- (TAC) Training in Adoption Competency and has provided trainings nationally and internationally on numerous adoption topics. Cynthia and her wife are parents by adoption of two children.
Erica Moltz
Erica Moltz
, MA, NCC
Master Clinical Trainer
301.439.2900

Erica Moltz, MA, NCC

Master Clinical Trainer
Erica MoltzErica has been part of the Adoptions Together team for 20 years. Her specialty is supporting families to achieve permanency. As a Master Clinical Trainer and Coach she facilitates workshops and support groups for parents and professionals nationally and internationally. Her core topics of interest include trauma, attachment, FASD, mindfulness, open adoption, stress management, and grief and loss.
Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor, LICSW
Clinical Specialist
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Development Team

Margo Devine
Margo Devine
Development Manager
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Samantha Skrok
Samantha Skrok
Grants & Marketing Specialist
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Vanessa Adjei
Development Coordinator
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Operations Team

Audra Hurd
Audra Hurd
IT Manager
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Amandra Bache
Amandra Bache
IT Support & Operations Specialist
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Kathryn M. Cliff
Kathryn M. Cliff
Finance Manager
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Rute Rivas
Rute Rivas
Accounting Specialist
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Lexi Simons
Lexi Simons
Training and HR Specialist
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Lexi Simons

Training and HR Specialist
Lexi SimonsLexi helps families register for adoptive parent trainings, organizes educational programming for parents and professionals, and works with our technology team to administer the online interface for her team’s portion of MyAdoptionPortal. Lexi received a BA in Family and Human Services from Towson University in 2013. She enjoys spending time with her family, her toothless dog Apollo, and her two cats.
Cynthia Rivers
Program Specialist, FamilyWorks Together
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