Board of Directors

Dr. George Belitsos

Board Chair

Biographical Sketch of George P. Belitsos (a.k.a Dr. George) George P. Belitsos is the founder and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, of Youth and Shelter Services, Inc. (YSS.) Headquartered in Ames, YSS provides a full spectrum of … Read More

Jonathan Causey

Board Vice Chair

Manager and Lead Counsel, Causey & Ye Law, P.L.L.C. … Read More

Jim Townsend

Board Treasurer

Founder and Owner, TownsEnd Event Building Construction Company … Read More

Maggie Tinsman

Board Secretary

Co-Chair of Legislative Advocacy Committee Advisory Board Chair, Braking Traffik Former State Senator, State of Iowa … Read More

Ruth Buckels

YSS Foster Care Youth Council and AMP Statewide YSS Coordinator … Read More

Lauren Camp

Trafficking Attorney, Iowa Legal Aid Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow Equal Justice Works … Read More

Teresa Davidson

Founder and President, Chains Interrupted Presidential Appointee to Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids … Read More

Dr. Shannon Findlay

Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine … Read More

Sister Shirley Fineran

Siouxland Coalition Against Human Trafficking … Read More

Paul H. Fitzgerald

Story County Sheriff … Read More

Alyse Hardin

Family Resources Supervisor, Braking Traffik … Read More

Katie Kyker

Chair, Network Fundraising Committee

Chair, Southwest Iowa Coalition on Human Trafficking Director of Development Development, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital … Read More

Brenda Long

Executive Director, Garden Gate Ranch … Read More

Dr. Joseph Moravec

Co-Chair of Evaluation, Research, and Best Practices Committee

Professor, Mercy College of Health Sciences … Read More

Shirlee Reding

Co-Chair of Evaluation, Research, and Best Practices Committee

Chair, Plymouth Task Force on Human Trafficking Chair, Central Iowa Service Network Against Trafficking … Read More

Roxanne Riesberg

Child Protection Policy Program Manager, Iowa Department of Human Services … Read More

Bernadette Rixner

Outreach Coordinator, Siouxland Coalition Against Human Trafficking … Read More

Jessica Rohrs

Director of Victim Services, Family Crisis Centers, Sioux Center, IA … Read More

Mike Tupper

Chief of Police, Marshalltown Police Department … Read More

Steve Eckley


Past President, Iowa Bar Association … Read More

Stephen Patrick O’Meara, J.D.


Retired Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Iowa Retired Lead Prosecutor for the Federal Omaha Child Exploitation Task Force Former Executive Director, Omaha Coalition on Human Trafficking Nebraska Office of the Attorney … Read More

Dr. Jan Beran


Former Iowa NAHT Board Treasurer Founder, Protecting Our Children … Read More