Carmen Pitre, BA
Carmen Pitre is president and CEO of Sojourner, Wisconsin’s largest service provider for individuals and families dealing with family violence. With a multi-million dollar annual budget, Pitre leads a staff that provides crisis housing, system advocacy, and individual support to thousands of women, men, and their children. She draws on decades of work in the domestic violence field to transform the lives of many, and has been a leader in the effort to improve the way the community supports families impacted by domestic violence. Pitre is the recent past chair of the City of Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault and was an appointed member of the Wisconsin Department of Justice Crime Victim Rights Board. She is the current chair of the Wisconsin Department of Justice Violence Against Women Advisory Committee and a founding member of the VAWA Human Trafficking Sub-Committee.