Meet Our Team

The PASS Team

Carmen Frederic
Executive Director

Carmen Frederic was the original Executive Director of PASS when it was known as Prescott Area Women's Shelter . Carmen was the Executive Director from  2009 to 2015 and rejoined the team in 2017.  Carmen has worked in the non-profit field for over 20 years and brings with her knowledge and abilities in managing shelters and working with the homeless population.  Carmen is originally from Oregon and helped open the first teen shelter program in her hometown, worked for the local Education Service District with low income families and their children and ran a transitional housing program.  Carmen holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Family Studies.

Katee Norris
Director of Programs

Katee Norris has a Bachelor's degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Washington State. After a year working an AmeriCorps job at Federal Way Public Schools, Mrs. Norris and her husband Josh, moved to Prescott.  In Prescott, Mrs. Norris held a position as a VISTA with PASS for two years before she became the Director of Programs, over-seeing a wide array of self-sufficiency programs for our guests. After becoming a Registered Nurse, she continued to work for PASS, utilizing her new skill set to assist in an even greater capacity at the shelter. She is passionate about the work being done at PASS and believes fully in the innate worth of every human being.

Marci Adamo
Transitional Housing Case Manager

Marci Adamo has a Bachelor's Degree in social work.  She is married and has 6 children.  Marci has a passion to serve women and children and meet them where they are at while assisting with government agencies, personal welfare, and housing.  "The greatest thing is to see a family who comes to our homes, hurting and lost, and leave with dignity and direction in life."

Board Members

  • Alex Harris
    Attorney at Law
  • Brian Silvernale
    Vice President

    Inmate Services Bureau Commander
  • Glenn Johnson
    Marquee Mortgage, LLC
  • Amore Cianciola

    Director of Catering and Events
    Hassayampa Inn
  • Sue Marsh
    Executive Director, Four County Conference on Disabilities
  • Jacqui Schlosser
    C0-Director of the Del E Webb Family Enrichment Center
  • Cathy Chuck
    Vice President & Branch Manager,
    National Bank of AZ

Board meets every second Monday of each month from 4-5:30 PM at PASS.