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Who We Are

Our Vision

At Chrysalis, our belief is simple: No abuse is okay.

With this as our guide, we are focused on helping individuals and families break free of relationships riddled with fear and violence, and discover confidence, resilience and hope.

We offer comprehensive resources, confidential support, free information and accessible help. With each family, we listen, learn and adapt to meet the unique needs of those impacted by domestic violence. Our work is never done, and neither is our willingness to grow and respond to this complex issue.

Since we opened our doors 40 years ago, we have helped more than 1,600 people each year reclaim their independence and self-esteem. Our vision is to keep paving that pathway for more to do the same.

What We Believe

Who we are is a combination of why we began, who we aim to empower, and how we strive to do it. From day to day operations to long-term planning, Chrysalis is rooted in approaching every individual’s situation with empathy, openness, dedication and transparency.

We are here to serve, guide and help everyone who enters our site or doors. If you are here, we are here for you.  







Our People

President/CEO Patricia Klahr has served Chrysalis and our community for almost 30 years. She is joined by a dedicated leadership team, attentive staff and board of directors who share her passion and commitment to giving survivors of domestic violence the safety and support they need to heal and build better lives.

Patricia Klahr

President & CEO

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Sarah Boerner

Chief Development Leader

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Rachael Getecha

Interim Chief Program Leader

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Board of Directors

Jen Kuenzli

Board Chair

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Mallory Miranda

Past Board Chair

R&R Partners

Cesar Cramton

Genuine Concepts

Mark Krivorucha

MK Strategic Resources, LLC

Karla Wahlgren


Arborworks Inc.

Lisa Davey


Washington Federal Bank

Jenny Weaver


Amy Cotton Peterson

Quarles & Brady LLP

Amy Sexton

Freeport McMoran Inc.

Patricia Klahr

President & CEO

Sean Mattson

Arizona Labor Council/AZFOP

Lindsay Fiore

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jaclyn Yoder

Wilde Wealth Management Group

Jessica Corral Brown

Headfarmer LLC

Cesareo De Anda

OneAZ Credit Union

Allison Weyer

PayPal, Inc.

Robert Rozek

Korn Ferry

Our Responsibility

At Chrysalis, we take pride in using donor dollars wisely. We steward contributions efficiently and effectively, invest the vast majority of donor dollars in on our housing programs, and allocate only a small percentage of funds to overhead expenses. Our funders include individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations, and we receive grants from local and federal government sources.

Our EIN (Tax Identification) Number

Chrysalis’ EIN number is 86-0447620. We are an active 501(c)(3) nonprofit in full compliance and in good standing with the IRS.