Survivor Services & Training Director / Advocate, Texas Advocacy Project
Amanda Elkanick Oder is currently the Survivor Services and Training Director with Texas Advocacy Project, a non-profit law firm offering free legal services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Ms. Elkanick has been working with survivors for the past 10 years in varying roles; such as shelter advocate, program director and policy analyst. These varying positions have brought an invaluable perspective to her statewide work. She has served on statewide task forces’, community planning groups, and committees that are centered on ending intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Ms. Oder graduated from Sam Houston State University with a B.S. in Psychology and Criminal Justice in 2010.