Board of Directors

Defending Human Dignity

We, the Board of Directors of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, believe unequivocally that all people deserve to live, love, and thrive free from sexual abuse and exploitation.

Through strategic vision-building, provision of operational oversight, forging of strong relationships, and sharing of subject matter expertise, each member gives deeply of themselves to the cause. Members of the Board come from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and bring unique political and personal views to the table, yet we each agree on the need to combat the multi-faceted web of sexual abuse. Our shared vision to preserve and protect human dignity and end sexual exploitation fosters a more effective and unified movement. 

We invite and welcome you to join us!

Ron DeHaas

Ron DeHaas

President and Co-founder, Covenant Eyes

Rhonda Graff

Rhonda Graff

Child Advocate

Ambassador Swanee Hunt

Ambassador Swanee Hunt

Founding Director of the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

Dan O’Bryant, JD

Dan O’Bryant, JD

Former Chairman of the Board,
Shared Hope International
Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Patrick Trueman

Patrick A. Trueman

Former Chief, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
U.S. Department of Justice

Kindsey Pentecost Chadwick

Interim President, NCOSE
President Emeritus, It Works! International

Nathan Anderson

General Counsel, LeSueur Investments

Beth Coons

Beth Coons

John D. Foubert, Ph.D, LLC

John D. Foubert, Ph.D

Dean, College of Education
Union University

Robert George, Ph.D.

Robert P. George, JD, DPhil, DCL, DLitt

McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence
Princeton University

Tanya Gould

Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Survivor

Emily Guilherme

National Regent
Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Richie Hamm

Retired, Technology Development

Donald Hilton, M.D.

Donald Hilton, M.D.


Donna M. Hughes, Ph.D.

Professor, Eleanor M. and Oscar M. Carlson Endowed Chair Emeritus
The University of Rhode Island

Mary Anne Layden, Ph.D.

Mary Anne Layden, Ph.D.

Director, Sexual Trauma and Psychopathology Program, Center for Cognitive Therapy, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania

Bishop Paul S. Loverde

Bishop Paul S. Loverde

Bishop of Arlington, Retired

Linnea W. Smith, M.D.

Linnea W. Smith, M.D.

Psychiatrist, Retired

Melea Stephens, LPC, MMFT

Melea Stephens, LPC, MMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Jason Syversen

Chair & Chief investment officer, S8 Impact Foundation

Carolyn West, Ph.D.

Carolyn West, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Psychology
University of Washington

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