Fair Haven Staff

Kelly Vates

Executive Director


Ext. 203


Kelly Vates is the Cofounder and Executive Director of Fair Haven. She was born and raised in Lake County, Indiana and has received certifications in Crisis Counseling, Christian Leadership, Biblical Counseling and Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy.  (read more)

Amee Liptak

Operations Manager


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Amee was born and raised in Lake County and has lived here her entire life.   Northwest Indiana has Amee’s heart and it is a privilege to do the work she does in the place of her greatest highs and greatest lows.  (read more)

Melissa P.

Administrative Assistant

Ext. 200


Melissa received her Associates Degree in business management in May 2001. She worked for many years in the food service industry as an associate, shift leader and then an assistant manager.  (read more)

Direct Services

Melissa Beller

Direct Services Manager


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Melissa lives and works in Northwest Indiana. She has been married for 6 years, and is blessed to be the mother of 3 wonderful children who continue to amaze her daily.  (read more)


Rebecca Emerson

Direct Services Coordinator


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Becca was born and raised in Lake County, Indiana. She graduated from Purdue University Northwest in December, 2016  (read more)

Allison LaToya
Victim Advocate Victim Advocate
Ext. 413 Ext. 414

Allison has finished Level 1 Training for Splankna Therapy and is continuing her 30 hours of practice and education with Splankna Therapy Institute. (read more)

Latoya is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and providing a safe and structured support system for those in need.  (read more)

Paige Sylvia
Victim Advocate Victim Advocate
Ext. 412 Ext. 415
Coming Soon!

Sylvia was born in raised in Chicago, IL and moved to Northwest Indiana in December of 2007. Sylvia received her Associates in Criminal Justice in March of 2016. (read more)

Education and Outreach

Shana Robertson

Education and Outreach Coordinator


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Shana started Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, IN. She graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor's in Behavioral Science, a minor in Women Studies and coursework in Communications. Wanting to focus on children, Shana finished a correspondence degree in Child Psychology from Stratford Career Institute.  (read more)


Outreach Educator
Ext. 202

Coming soon ...

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