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Our team is composed of professionals who work with victims of human trafficking through law enforcement, human services, medical care, crime prevention, faith communities, housing services, and more. With over 230 years of collective experience, we’re proud of the work our team does and our commitment to eradicating exploitation.

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Our Staff

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Karri Hemmig (she/her): Co-Founder of Fight to End Exploitation – Connect with Karri on LinkedIn

ADVOCACY COORDINATOR: Rachel Harrison (she/her)

EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR: Teresa Rose (she/her)


Executive Committee

PRESIDENT: Neal Lofy (he/him): Co-Founder of Fight to End Exploitation

VICE PRESIDENT: Pamela Handrow (she/her): Executive Director of Bethany Apartments and Women’s Resource Center

TREASURER: Amanda Gain (she/her): Village of Sturtevant Administrator

SECRETARY: Jeanette Brown (she/her): Executive Director of Safe Haven Racine


Board Members

Julie Ortiz (she/her) Kenosha County Juvenile Court

Alexandra Jantz (she/her) Compliance Specialist

Amy Ray (she/her) Owner, Belle City Veterinarian Hospital

Sister Maryann McMahon (she/her) Racine Dominicans

Rachel Cortez RN, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P (she/her), Ascension Mobile Sexual Assault Treatment Center

Jori Chambers (she/her), Co-executive director of the Women’s Resource Center

Je’Leslie Taylor (she/her), Warden, Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility