Defending Human Dignity

Meet Our Staff

The team at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation is comprised of passionate, talented individuals who come from a variety of different backgrounds. NCOSE is passionate about building a diverse team committed to a world that is free from sexual abuse and exploitation.
We love people and fight for the human dignity of all. Every team member shares these principles and hopes for a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Patrick A. Trueman

CEO and President

Patrick A. Trueman


Patrick Trueman serves as president and chief executive officer at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. He spearheads efforts to address the intersectionality between all forms of sexual exploitation, including the public health crisis of pornography, the demand for commercial sexual exploitation, the abuse of children, and more. Under his leadership, NCOSE has produced policy improvements at a wide range of notable institutions, including Google, Wal-Mart, the Department of Justice, Verizon, the Federal Communications Commission, and more.

Dawn Hawkins

Chief Executive Officer

Dawn Hawkins

Chief Executive Officer

Dawn Hawkins is a passionate abolitionist and defender of human rights who has dedicated her life to fighting against societal harms that threaten the dignity of others. Her energy, creativity and mobilization skills have revived the anti-pornography movement and her intentional emphasis on the intersectionality of forms of sexual exploitation has proven a unique and effective strategy for curbing them.

Law Center

Benjamin W. Bull, Esq.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Director of the NCOSE Law Center

Dani Pinter, Esq.

Senior Legal Counsel

Peter Gentala

Senior Legal Counsel

Christen Price, Esq.

Senior Legal Counsel

Stephany Powell, Ed.D.

Director of Law Enforcement Training and Survivor Services

Pansy Watson

Legal Counsel

Madison Van Oss

Legal Assistant

Advocacy and International

Haley McNamara

Vice President and Director of International Centre on Sexual Exploitation

Lina Nealon

Director of Corporate and Strategic Initiatives

Lily Moric

International Advocacy Associate

Kerstin Neuhaus

International Advocacy Associate

Research Institute

Lisa Thompson

Vice President and Director of the NCOSE Research Institute

Michael Shively, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor on Research and Data Analysis

Marcel Van der Watt

Senior Research Analyst

Jordan Marshall

Research Assistant

Tori Rousay

Research Assistant


Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan, Ph.D.

Vice President and Director of Public Policy

Patrina Mosley

Deputy Director of Legislative Policy

Idalis Moscoso

Policy Research Associate

Global Partnerships and Events

Casey Stefanski

Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Events

Kandace McElroy

Director of Global Partnerships and Events

Katheryn Snyder

Global Partnerships and Events Fellow


Emilynda Clomera

Director of Finance and Operations

Sommer Porter

Executive Liaison

XiNomara Velazquez Yehuda

Chief of Staff


Mark Crozét

Vice President and Director of Development

Craig Osten

Director of Foundations, Organizations, and Government Grants

Amelia Rennie

Development and Fundraising Manager

Christy Horn

Development Associate


Jake Roberson

Vice President and Director of Communications

Aubrey Pound

Communications Specialist

Gbenga Fakilede

Digital and Motion Graphics Designer

Tim Nester

Manager of Web and Digital Products

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