The HEAL Trafficking Board of Directors is a group of professionals with diverse expertise and backgrounds in the fields of health care, public health, law, client services and advocacy, social work, psychology, psychiatry, research, among others.
Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, Chief Executive Officer, is a Co-Founder of HEAL Trafficking and an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
George L. Askew, MD, Chairperson of the Board of HEAL Trafficking, is the President and CEO of the Meyer Foundation. He is the former Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Health, Human Services, and Education for Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Kristin Potterbusch, MPH, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors is an advocate for health equity, and has built a career around addressing systemic barriers to best-practice within the public health field.
Bette Ann Baker is a nurse and attorney. Originally from New England, she received her bachelor’s degree in English and Nursing from Simmons College. Bette then worked in rural Eastern Kentucky running a Home Health Agency and later was head
Rhonelle Bruder is a Ph.D. student at The University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health. As a doctoral student in Social and Behavioural Sciences, Rhonelle applies an intersectional and critical lens to her research on gender violence and
Abigail English, JD, is a lawyer, researcher, and advocate for the rights of vulnerable young people. She is director of the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, a nonprofit organization working nationally to support laws and policies that promote
Shaylin Chock, M.D. is a psychiatrist triple boarded in Child and Adolescent, Adult, and Forensic Psychiatry. She is currently an Assistant Professor with the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) where she works at the Kapi`olani
Sutapa Basu, Ph.D. is the executive director of the University of Washington Alene Moris Women’s Center, a vital place where women and men partner to build a community culture of gender equity. Under Dr. Basu’s leadership, the Moris Women’s Center
Megan Tackney, is a dedicated public servant with more than 15 years of experience advancing policy and advocacy on poverty alleviation, equity, and economic security. She was recently Executive Director of the NYC Children’s Cabinet in the Office of the
Miya brings a decade of experience working in public health in the U.S. and globally. She is currently an Associate Director at FSG, a nonprofit firm that partners with organizations working to advance social change. Her work at FSG has
Dr. Chaffee is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, at the University of California, San Francisco. She is Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Support, Advocacy and Resource Center (CASARC) the referral center for children and adolescent who are alleged
Jim Lasher is Chief Financial Officer of North Coast Community Homes, a non-profit organization in Cleveland, Ohio. NCCH develops and maintains safe, affordable, high quality community housing for individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and other disabilities. Previously, he was
Dr. Aimee Malia Grace, MD, MPH, FAAP, is the Director of Strategic Health Initiatives for the University of Hawaii (UH) System, where she directs the UHealthy Hawaii initiative and UH System federal affairs. She is responsible for identifying funding and
Vicki Rosenthal, MSW, Prior secretary of the Board of Directors and founding co-chair of the HEAL Advocacy Committee, is a social impact visual artist who advances advocacy through authentic art. This artist creates custom art products through distinctive designs on
Angela is an advocate, consultant, and survivor of labor trafficking. She serves as an Advisory Board member for Freedom United and she’s also a member of the CAST Survivor Leadership Program where she serves in a leadership role to change
Stacey Mihaly is a seasoned marketing and development leader who has a long career history of driving growth for global, national, regional and local nonprofits. Her expertise lies in the areas of strategic planning, fundraising planning and execution, communications and
Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH, Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors, is a Co-Founder of HEAL Trafficking. She is a preventive medicine physician who works as the Chief of Medical Community Engagement at the Los Angeles County Department of