Ash joined Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center in November 2014. Ash obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from East Carolina University in 2009 and a Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Social Policy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. Ash began working with survivors in 2010 as a sexual assault victim's advocate in Newport News, Virginia, and went on to work in different community-based organizations with a focus on supporting marginalized individuals and victims of crime. Since beginning at RMvlc in 2014, Ash has continued to hone their skill as an advocate. During their time with RMvlc, Ash has worked to develop the victim services team and strengthen RMvlc’s multidisciplinary team model. Ash has also presented at a number of different state-wide and national conferences with a focus on advocacy, victim rights, and the intersection of trauma and access to justice.
Ash Arens, MSW, MSSP
Victim Services Director