OUR TEAM

 

TEAM MEMBERS

Gabrielle Thompson

Executive Director / CEO

Bridgette Johnson

Director of Development

Katie Thompson

Operations Supervisor

Hannah Newcomb

Programs Coordinator

Susana Martinez-Schober

International Curriculum Specialist

Ashley Davis Gavila

Mental Health Advisor

Jess Dunlap

Graphic Designer

Preston Collum

Marketing and Analytics Coordinator

Micah Skinner

Communications Coordinator

Delaney Dickey

Prevention Program Assistant

INTERNATIONAL TEAM 

Bonita Thompson and Ann Thongves

Founder & Director, Home of New Beginnings

Thailand

 

 

Border Monitoring Staff

India

LEADERSHIP & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Justin Schober, J.D.

General Counsel

Tiffani P

Survivor Advisor & Leader

John Geyerman

Board Chairman

SVP STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND CORPORATE STORES – SALADWORKS

Rachel Harmon

Previous Chairwoman

PHD CANDIDATE – EMORY UNIVERSITY

Dr. Jim Chaney

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

John Upperman

VICE PRESIDENT, PROCUREMENT – THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC

Sister Ellen Hagar

DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY, PROVINCE OF SAINT LOUISE
PRINCIPAL – ELIZABETH SETON HIGH SCHOOL

Tasha French Lemley

FOUNDER – THE CONTRIBUTOR

Caylen Santos

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS DIRECTOR – THE SHALOM FOUNDATION

Harvey Ma

HEAD OF FOOD & BEVERAGE – ROUNDEL

FOUNDER

Colette Wise

Colette founded Free for Life in 2006 and led the organization until 2015. 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Program Committee: Caylen Santos (Committee Chair), Rachel Harmon, Tasha Lemley, John Ampomah, Dr. Jim Chaney, Kara Sievers

Organizational Structure + Finance Committee: John Geyerman (Committee Chair), Justin Schober, John Upperman, Robert Thompson, Nick Strata, Mason King, Nick Bucher, Halladay Swanson

Fundraising Committee: Sister Ellen Hagar (Committee Chair), Christie Wilkins, Allison Plattsmier, Lee Sherwood, Rachael Lesniewski, Harvey Ma

Marketing Committee: Harvey Ma (Committee Chair), Caylen Santos, Carolyn Wyche, LaKeithea Anderson, DJ Smith, Morgan Fisher, Erin Ihde

Scholarship Committee: Rachel Harmon (Committee Chair), Dr. Jim Chaney, Tasha Lemley, Lauren Bradish, Tiffani P

Mentorship Committee: Dr. Jim Chaney (Committee Chair), Rachel Harmon, Tiffani P

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