Executive Director

Jeanne Yeager, Executive Director

Mrs. Yeager has been involved in addressing domestic violence at a local, state and federal level for over 25 years. Mrs. Yeager is the Executive Director for the Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence (MSCFV) where she is responsible for the day to day operations of a comprehensive domestic violence program serving five rural counties located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Since taking this position 20 years ago, she has overseen the implementation of several model projects and initiatives at MSCFV including the Transitional Housing Program, Mental Health Therapy Program, Lethality Assessment Program, Bilingual Program, Housing and Employment Program and Abuser Intervention Program.


For nine years, Ms. Yeager has served as a Governor’s appointment to the Maryland State Board of Victim Services and for over ten years she has served on the Governor’s Family Violence Council. In 2017, Ms. Yeager was appointed Chair of the Family Violence Council by Governor Hogan.  Ms. Yeager was named to the “Women of the Year” in 2009 by United Democratic Women’s Club of Talbot County, in 2006 and 2008 she was named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by the Daily Record. In 2006 she also received the Henry Gleim Memorial Award from the Maryland Board of Victim Services.  Other recognition includes a Governor’s “Victim Services Award”, Family Violence Council “Outstanding Achievement Award”, a Citation from the Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs and a Certificate of Recognition from the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence. In 2001, Mid-Shore Council received the “Community” Shore Leadership Award and in 2006 the “PeaceMaker Award” for its regional efforts.

Jeanne Yeager


Office – 410-690-3222