TEAM

Meet The CLP Team.

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The Children’s Listening Place, Inc. Team

Our staff of experienced professionals is dedicated to helping victims of abuse find hope and healing through high-quality, evidence-based treatment services.

Greg Collins

Executive Director

Greg Collins

Executive Director

Greg Collins has been the executive director of The Children’s Listening Place Child Advocacy Center since March of 2021. He is a 1988 graduate of Calhoun County High School and a 2007 graduate of Glenville State College.

Greg retired from the Parkersburg Police Department in April of 2021 as a lieutenant, commander in charge of the Investigation Division. He began his law enforcement career in corrections as an officer for the Central Regional Jail in Flatwoods, West Virginia in 1997. In 1998, he began working for the Parkersburg Police Department and served in a variety of roles before retirement, including, as a detective specializing in child abuse, narcotics investigator, SWAT operator, firearms instructor, and training and public relations. In addition to being PPD investigations commander, Greg served as commander of two different uniform shifts, and SWAT. Greg was also appointed Commander of the multi-jurisdictional Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force. Greg also served as a helicopter pilot for the Wood County Sheriffs Office.

Greg was voted Officer of the Year on two occasions and was also awarded the C. Scott Durig Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice in 2011, voted on by all law enforcement agencies in Wood County.

Greg was nominated to attend the FBI National Academy. He attended FBINA Session #274 from October to December in 2018. The FBINA is the premiere law enforcement leadership school in the country and is attended by law enforcement leaders from around the world.

Contact Greg at 304-917-4437 ext. 100 or gregcollins@childrenslisteningplace.com

Julie Nutter

Assistant Director

Julie Nutter

Assistant Director

Contact Julie at 304-917-4437 ext. 110 or julienutter@childrenslisteningplace.com

Candice Gabriel

FI/FA Coordinator

Candice Gabriel

FI/FA Coordinator

Contact Candice at 304-917-4437 ext. 120 or candicegabriel@childrenslisteningplace.com

Allie Salmans

FI/FA Data Entry/Quality Assurance

Allie Salmans

FI/FA Data Entry/Quality Assurance

Contact Allie at 304-917-4437 ext. 140 or alliehammer@childrenslisteningplace.com

Abby Pifer

FI/FA Medical Liaison

Abby Pifer

FI/FA Medical Liaison

Contact Abby at 304-917-4437 ext. 150 or abbypifer@childrenslisteningplace.com

Della Matheny

FI/FA Law Enforcement Liaison

Della Matheny

FI/FA Law Enforcement Liaison

Contact Della at 304-917-4437 ext. 130 or dmatheny@childrenslisteningplace.com

Dawn Allen

FI/FA

Dawn Allen

FI/FA

Contact Dawn at 304-917-4437 ext. 160 or dawnallen@childrenslisteningplace.com

Alexa Barker

Family Advocate

Alexa Barker

Family Advocate

Contact Alexa at 304-917-4437 ext. 170 or alexabarker@childrenslisteningplace.com

Greg Collins

Executive Director

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Greg Collins has been the executive director of The Children’s Listening Place Child Advocacy Center since March of 2021. He is a 1988 graduate of Calhoun County High School and a 2007 graduate of Glenville State College.

Greg retired from the Parkersburg Police Department in April of 2021 as a lieutenant, commander in charge of the Investigation Division. He began his law enforcement career in corrections as an officer for the Central Regional Jail in Flatwoods, West Virginia in 1997. In 1998, he began working for the Parkersburg Police Department and served in a variety of roles before retirement, including, as a detective specializing in child abuse, narcotics investigator, SWAT operator, firearms instructor, and training and public relations. In addition to being PPD investigations commander, Greg served as commander of two different uniform shifts, and SWAT. Greg was also appointed Commander of the multi-jurisdictional Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force. Greg also served as a helicopter pilot for the Wood County Sheriffs Office.

Greg was voted Officer of the Year on two occasions and was also awarded the C. Scott Durig Award for Excellence in Criminal Justice in 2011, voted on by all law enforcement agencies in Wood County.

Greg was nominated to attend the FBI National Academy. He attended FBINA Session #274 from October to December in 2018. The FBINA is the premiere law enforcement leadership school in the country and is attended by law enforcement leaders from around the world.

Contact Greg at 304-917-4437 ext. 100 or gregcollins@childrenslisteningplace.com

Julie Nutter

Assistant Director

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Contact Julie at 304-917-4437 ext. 110 or julienutter@childrenslisteningplace.com

Candice Gabriel

FI/FA Coordinator

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Contact Candice at 304-917-4437 ext. 120 or candicegabriel@childrenslisteningplace.com

Allie Salmans

FI/FA Data Entry/Quality Assurance

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Contact Allie at 304-917-4437 ext. 140 or alliehammer@childrenslisteningplace.com

Abby Pifer

FI/FA Medical Liaison

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Contact Abby at 304-917-4437 ext. 150 or abbypifer@childrenslisteningplace.com

Della Matheny

FI/FA Law Enforcement Liaison

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Contact Della at 304-917-4437 ext. 130 or dmatheny@childrenslisteningplace.com

Dawn Allen

FI/FA

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Contact Dawn at 304-917-4437 ext. 160 or dawnallen@childrenslisteningplace.com

Alexa Barker

Family Advocate

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Contact Alexa at 304-917-4437 ext. 170 or alexabarker@childrenslisteningplace.com

The Children’s Listening Place, Inc. Board Of Directors

Laurea Ellis – President

WV DHHR Parkersburg, WV

Ginny Conley – Vice President

Conley Law Office Parkersburg, WV

Linda Dotson – Secretary/Treasurer

WVU-Parkersburg Parkersburg, WV

Keith Wilson

Assessor of Wirt County Elizabeth, WV

Justin Raber

Raber Law Offices Parkersburg, WV

Danielle Allphin

Peoples Bank Marietta, OH

J. Russell Maston

St. Marys Correctional Center and Jail St. Marys, WV

Mike Pifer

Vienna Police Department Vienna, WV

Chad Nemesek

Business Owner Vienna, WV

Brady Whipkey

WVU-Parkersburg Executive Staff Parkersburg, WV