“To deliver free, patient-centered, trauma-informed, Forensic Nursing Care to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and strangulation, while educating and leading the community towards prevention. “
“At Bluebird’s Hope we aspire to deliver free, timely, forensic nursing care to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and strangulation, while empowering them with knowledge and respect in order to not only survive but thrive.”
Board of Directors
Crystal, BSN, RN, CA-CP SANE, SANE-A
President / CEO
Crystal became an RN in 2014 after receiving her BSN from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Since 2018, she has worked as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) to provide care and education to victims of sexual assault. Her passion for helping people and experience with trauma has led her to start this non-profit, where she believes that victims of trauma should not just survive, but thrive.
AJ, BSN, RN
Secretary / COO
Arianne (AJ) is an RN with over 7 years experience as an inpatient med-tele nurse and has managed a small family business since 2011. She is married with two boys and enjoys spending free time with family. Her passion toward Forensic Nursing was sparked by our President, Crystal, and she is looking forward to combining her business management and nursing experience to serve the community.
Program Director / VP
Kelly works diligently as the Victim Assistance Coordinator at the Comal County District Attorney’s Office. She has 2 years experience as a victim advocate and as a SANE Coordinator for a community based program. She served our country in the Air Force from 2009-2017.
Missty, ADN, RN
Missty is the proud mother of one son and a recent ADN graduate. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her life goal is to provide compassionate, holistic care to everyone in her care.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE BOARD?
Starting in January 2023, our Board will meet on the second Monday of every month, virtually via Google Meet, at 6:00 PM CST. If you are interested in joining as a Board Member, please complete the Board Member Application and email it to email@example.com.
Our Medical Director
Dr. Saba, MD, FACEP
Dr. Saba Haq is a Southern California native. Her early years took her around the world to Europe and Southeast Asia for her parent’s professional careers where she lived the Expat life attending International and American schools in Greece and Singapore.
Saba completed her medical studies at UCLA and her residency at UC Davis in Emergency Medicine/Critical care. Throughout her 25 year career Saba has cared for many victims of trauma and has had a passion to continue in some capacity to contribute to the support of victims of trauma and assault. She is excited to join Bluebird’s Hope’s mission as their medical director.
Saba enjoys her down time in travel and outdoor adventures with her spouse and 4 children. She is an avid fan of daily meditation and exercise, yoga, a good book, and spontaneous travel adventures.
Nicole, RN, BSN
Nicole has been a nurse for over 26 years. Her passion is to assist others who require medical attention and understanding.
Lisa, RN, BSN
Lisa is a native Texan with over 15 years of experience in nursing, 13 years of it being in emergency medicine/critical care. She started her career in the medical profession as an EMT-Basic where she fell in love with trauma. In 2007, she obtained her nursing license and since then has been providing critical care to the patients in the emergency department and intensive care unit. Her passion for caring for trauma and assault victims has led her to becoming a SANE nurse.
Briana is married with two adorable dogs and loves spending her time with them in the outdoors. She has 5 years experience working in the field of sexual assault and domestic violence and previously ran a SANE and legal advocacy program. She is passionate about helping victims overcome their trauma and supporting them through their journey towards healing.