SVN Staff

Joe Nullet, CAE
Executive Director 
Jacksonville, FL 

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Executive Director Joe Nullet, a graduate of Harvard University, has led the Supervised Visitation Network since December 2007. Before that he was the Executive Director of the Family Nurturing Center of Florida, a Supervised Visitation and Parent Education program in Jacksonville, Florida. During his tenure at FNC, he led the organization through an exciting growth period, helped reshape the organizational culture and design to better serve the needs of clients, and has served locally and nationally on numerous task forces, advisory boards, and collaborative partnerships as an expert in the field of supervised visitation and has trained providers in Great Britain, Japan, and Singapore. Joe also served on the statewide Committee that developed an innovative Supervised Visitation database and as a member of State of Florida Standards Committee that was formed as a result of legislation to establish statewide standards. Joe has completed Graduate Coursework at the Kennedy School of Government, a Nonprofit Executive Program at the Harvard Business School, as well as completing the Jessie Ball duPont Fund's Community Coaches Program.


Jennifer Garst, MSW 
Director of Training and Development
Dallas, TX 
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Jennifer is a passionate advocate for families and a dedicated professional in the field of supervised visitation. Joining the SVN staff in 2017, Jennifer plays a crucial role in supporting supervised visitation professionals worldwide, ensuring they have the tools and knowledge to deliver child-focused, trauma-informed, and safe visitation and exchange services.

As a respected member of the SVN community, Jennifer serves as faculty for the SVN credential training programs, contributing significantly to the learning and development of the membership. Her extensive background in non-profits spans over 15 years, including leading a domestic violence/child abuse-focused visitation center in Dallas, TX. Throughout her career, Jennifer has remained steadfast in her commitment to ending social injustices and creating safety for survivors of family violence and child abuse.

Jennifer is a proud graduate with honors, with a bachelor's and master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas-Arlington. She leverages her educational foundation to provide comprehensive training, education, and technical assistance to supervised visitation providers globally.

In addition to her professional endeavors at SVN, Jennifer is also certified as a SAFE Home Study practitioner and completes home studies for families seeking to adopt from foster care. As an adoptive mom herself, Jennifer brings a unique and personal perspective to her work, further enriching her advocacy for the well-being of families and children.

Tami Matthews
Membership and Outreach Coordinator
Oak Harbor, Ohio


Tami Matthews, who assumed the Membership and Outreach Coordinator role at SVN in March 2023, brings a wealth of experience to her position. Before joining SVN, Tami dedicated five years to an SVN member agency, where she held diverse roles such as Visitation Monitor, Program Manager, and Executive Director. During her tenure, Tami collaborated closely with various entities, including the Staff, Board of Directors, Juvenile Court, Domestic Relations Court, Child Protective Services, and numerous Community Partners. Her accomplishments include overseeing the relocation to a larger facility, establishing an outdoor play area, transitioning from handwritten reports to computerized narratives, and implementing one-on-one Parent Coaching through Nurturing Parenting and the 24:7 Dad Fatherhood Program.

Possessing a degree in Elementary Education from Wittenberg University and a Masters sin College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University, Tami's professional journey has encompassed roles as a classroom teacher, a business owner in the catering industry, and involvement in non-profit fundraising and alumni relations.

Residing in Oak Harbor, Ohio, along the shores of Lake Erie, Tami shares her home with her husband and three fur babies—Shotzie the Chiweenie, Tiny the Cat, and Binx the Kitten. Together with her husband Brent, Tami is a parent to four adult children, two grandchildren, and seven grandcats. Beyond her responsibilities at SVN, Tami actively serves as the Vice President for Leadership Ottawa County and the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund Council. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, boating, and the art of "glamping."


Syri Lynn Gerstner
SVN Faculty

 Syri lives in Apache Junction, Arizona, with her two teenage daughters, Kahlyn, 18 (Senior; class of 2022), and Kori, 16. The family has three dogs, Hank, Perseus, Baby Ghost, and two cats, Milo and Bowie. Syri obtained her Bachelors in Science from Missouri State University, Springfield. Syri owns and operates the supervised parenting time center, Tiny to Teen Services. After her hardships, Syri found herself in a unique position to provide hope and understanding. As a supervision center coordinator, Syri focused on AZDCS and Foster care families, ran the Graduate Program at the homeless shelter Family Promise in Scottsdale, and joined the Board of Directors of Save The Family, Mesa, Arizona. Syri has experience with both the Department of Child Safety and Family Courts. As an in-home educator, Parent Aide, and Family Connections Consultant, Syri has spent many years supporting 

Arizona families on their path to reunification. Syri and her daughters spend their free time volunteering at The Good Shepherd Horse Rescue Ministries, enjoying the outdoors, and spending leisurely time together. 


Elexia Coleman-Moss
Nurturing Parenting Faculty

Elexia Coleman-Moss has worked throughout her career supporting children, adolescents and families facing social and economic problems. In addition to assisting with the Nurturing Parenting Skill for Families in SV curriculum, Mrs. Coleman-Moss also continues her public service in the community with Empowerment Resources Inc., a non-profit organization that she founded and developed. The organization is dedicated to the empowerment of youth and families and offers a girls leadership and self-esteem building program, life-skills workshops for male and female teens and parenting education and coaching. She has first-hand experience in our neighborhoods as a teacher, after-school tutor, caseworker, behavior specialist and counselor. A tireless advocate for children, in 2014 Elexia was selected by the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women for recognition as one of 10 local women who have made outstanding contributions to the Jacksonville community. She received the “making the grade award” from Volunteer Jacksonville, and in 2008, she was selected as one of Jacksonville’s 40 under 40 leaders by the Jacksonville Business Journal. She currently serves or has served as a dedicated volunteer leader for the Florida Department of Health in Duval County and the First Coast Girls Initiative. Elexia currently serves as a Florida Department of Education, CROP Advisory Council Member. Elexia earned has a master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Florida A&M University.