Get to KnowOur Team




From our founding board, to our officers, staff, Council members, interns and volunteers —every one of the amazing individuals that make up the AFRJ team are committed to ending human trafficking and protecting the vulnerable – through excellence, innovation, and collaboration.

We invite you to get to know us and the heart of the AFRJ!

Meet OurFounding Board


Ashleigh Chapman

President/CEO
Ashleigh Chapman

President/CEO

Ashleigh S. Chapman, JD dedicated her life to ending exploitation and protecting vulnerable populations as a child, when her family first began caring for children in need.  She has worked solely on these issues for the past 18+ years professionally, and travels extensively to strengthen the movement.  Her passion and focus areas are in helping to reform systems of care, strengthening community collaborations, increasing multi-sector engagement, and building the solutions needed to increase the impact of all justice advocates in the field.

Prior to founding the AFRJ, Ashleigh served as: the co-founder and Director of the Center for Global Justice at Regent University School of Law in Virginia; the Director of a non-profit serving thousands of at-risk youth in Tennessee; a Children's Pastor; and a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care.

Ashleigh is a licensed attorney in the state of Virginia. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law, receiving the school’s Most Outstanding Graduate award, and Summa Cum Laude with her B.S. from Tennessee Technological University.

Ashleigh and her husband, Sloan, reside in Wyoming.

Tom Miller

Chairman
Tom Miller

Chairman

Tom Miller is a founding board member and Chairman of the AFRJ.  He has formerly served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Anthem, a Fortune 50 Company and the second-largest healthcare insurance provider in the United States.  Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of both Coca-Cola Refreshments and the Coca-Cola North America Group of the Coca-Cola Company.  Today, he is pursuing a new startup as Chairman/CEO of Sellr Technologies, Inc.

Consumer Goods Magazine named Tom one of the Top Ten Visionary Technology Leaders in the Consumer Goods industry.

Tom holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Management and Computer Information Management from Northwood University and an Executive MBA from Emory University. Tom and his wife Kathy reside in Florida.

Kathleen Mckee

Director
Kathleen Mckee

Director

Kathleen A. McKee was born and raised in upstate New York. She received her undergraduate education at the State University of New York at Albany where her major was English and French and her minor was Education.

She has taught in urban schools and college educational opportunity programs. She decided to go to law school in the 1970’s. She received her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America and a Masters of Law in Labor Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Ms. McKee has worked for federal agencies, the United States Congress, and more recently federally funded legal aid programs. She is presently the Director of the Civil Litigation Clinic at Regent University School of Law. (The clinic gives law students the opportunity to serve low-income clients who are unable to afford an attorney in civil matters and victims of domestic violence). The areas in which she currently conducts legal research are human trafficking, violence against women, and international parental abduction.

Ms. McKee is also trained in general and family mediation. She is a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator. Since her initial training and certification she has co-mediated family conflicts, business disputes, and intrachurch conflicts.

Officers & Leadership Staff


Art Druckenmiller

Chief Financial Officer
Art Druckenmiller

Chief Financial Officer

Art Druckenmiller is focused on helping individuals and organizations find and fulfill their life streams. In the last 20 years, he has successfully implemented and trained people in accounting systems in both for-profit and nonprofit entities.

Before joining the AFRJ, Art served as the Executive Director of a nonprofit focused on helping people in substance abuse recovery to become self-employed. Through training and direct experience, he has a strong working knowledge of the standards and procedures for operating with excellent board governance. He currently serves on the boards of several nonprofits.

Art holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.

Alana Flora, JD

Chief Operations Officer
Alana Flora, JD

Chief Operations Officer

Alana oversees the daily and programmatic operations of the AFRJ, which includes building relationships with those working in the field to understand what is working well, where there are challenges, and help create innovative solutions and bridge gaps.  Alana connects regularly with many different sectors, professionals, and individuals seeking to learn how they are strategically positioned to engage.   In addition to her role as COO, she also directs the Engage Together® Initiative.

Prior to her work with the AFRJ, Alana served as a Court Appointed Spe­cial Advocate for children in foster care, a substitute teacher, and a non-profit volunteer. After earning her bachelor’s degree in English Literature, she pursued her Juris Doctorate, during which time she interned with the local juvenile justice system, studied International Human Rights abroad, and focused on efforts to assist families in need.

Marj Garrean

Special Projects
Marj Garrean

Special Projects

Robert Hoggard

Website Developer
Robert Hoggard

Website Developer

Robert is an ambitious problem solver with a passion for online business and innovation. His thirst for growth motivates Robert to personal development and consistent pursuit in upgrading his craft. After graduating Cum Laude from Old Dominion University, he continues to further his knowledge of information technology through his projects and partnerships. His web development experience extends to the latest tech advancements. Robert is also a leader in his community through coaching youth sports and mentoring. Robert is continually seeking opportunities to make a difference in the world; his partnership with AFRJ allows him to demonstrate his commitment to this goal.

Mary Martin

Executive Assistant
Mary Martin

Executive Assistant

Mary is the AFRJ’s Executive Assistant. She graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Event Management. She has also received a Master of Theological Studies from Shepherd’s Theological Seminary. Mary is passionate about protecting those in need and speaking up for those who cannot do so themselves. Her role at the AFRJ allows her to combine these passions with her administrative experiences and skills. She is based in the AFRJ’s home office in Laramie, Wyoming.

Jessica Samuel

Educational Initiatives Consultant
Jessica Samuel

Educational Initiatives Consultant

Jessica is passionate about impactful educational experiences and how to leverage online platforms to help fill knowledge gaps. Jessica has served various vulnerable populations in the United States, South America, and Eastern Europe, which has deepened her understanding and drive to find solutions to aid those who are hurting and in need. She has a Journalism degree from Indiana University and has worked for more than ten years in the field of online education on a wide range of projects and initiatives.

Nicholas Sensley

Interim Chief Strategy Officer
Nicholas Sensley

Interim Chief Strategy Officer

Nicholas Sensley serves as the Interim Chief Strategy Officer of AFRJ.  He is the CEO of Cross Sector Solutions, LLC.  Cross Sector Solutions, LLC is a consortium of strategists throughout the world who convene, facilitate, and support local, regional, and national coalitions of leaders in response to significant problems. Nicholas has served as the Anti-Trafficking Strategist and Development Consultant for Humanity United, an Omidyar Group philanthropic foundation, and is a former California Police Chief with 25 years of diverse policing services among three California municipalities. He has developed leaders and facilitated strategic collective impact teams and task forces in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, the South Caribbean and throughout United States.

Nicholas has been acknowledged as an international expert at developing responses to human atrocities by the US Department of State, the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Justice, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, and by other international governments and organizations.

Nicholas earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management and a Masters of Business Administration. He is currently a PhD student in international management at the International School of Management (ISM) in Paris, France with a dissertation on the impact of civil society and businesses in post war and civil conflict recovery and transitions. Nicholas is based out of Nashville, Tennessee.

Heather Strozier

IT Enablement & Delivery
Heather Strozier

IT Enablement & Delivery

Freedom Council Leadership


Shally Pannikode

Chair
Shally Pannikode

Chair

Shally Pannikode is the Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer at WellStar Health System. As a senior executive at WellStar, Shally is responsible for providing strategic direction, health care innovation and leadership of the Information Technology and Digital Technology divisions. She is an accomplished IT executive with over 20 years of experience in leading business growth initiatives through technology strategies, systems and innovations for established companies such as Anthem, Amerigroup, and Keane, Inc. Prior to joining WellStar, she served as Vice President of Information Technology at Anthem Inc. (one of the largest managed care companies supporting over 40 million members), responsible for clinical care solutions, provider platforms, and consumer experience, as well as leading over 3,000 IT professionals globally.

Shally has a strong passion for helping others, supporting women in technology, mentoring future leaders, and advocating for the victims of human trafficking. Throughout her tenure, Shally was a recipient of several leadership awards and honors from organizations including Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2018 Women Who Mean Business Award, 2019 WITI Human Forward Award for her contributions to advance women in STEM roles, 2019 Digital Transformation Hero Award by Pega Systems for her Technological vision and innovation, and ability to turn digital transformation vision into reality. Deloitte likewise invited her to participate in a 3-year leadership program called Women to Watch.

Shally, her husband, and two children currently reside in the Atlanta metro area.

May Collins

Secretary
May Collins

Secretary

May’s passion for helping others developed through more than 15 years of working in the human services field serving at-risk and foster care youth and individuals with behavioral and developmental disabilities.

She currently works as an Agile Coach at Anthem.  Prior to joining Anthem, May served as a Senior Director of Human Resource for Universal Health Services and Director of Human Resources for Alternative Behavioral Services.

May holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and resides in Chesapeake, VA with her husband.

Those are our stories… what is yours?


Your story and how you engage in the movement to end human trafficking matters.  We believe every individual is uniquely positioned to make a difference.

Human trafficking does not have to exist in our world today.  But it will take a world of people to end it – including you!


How Will You Engage?