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

Delaney Dickey

Prevention Program Assistant

Ashley Davis Gavila

Mental Health Advisor

Micah Skinner

Communications Coordinator

Jess Dunlap

Graphic Designer

Preston Collum

Marketing & Analytics Coordinator

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 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, Maggie Rapson

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

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

Marketing Committee: Harvey Ma (Committee Chair), 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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