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Elizabeth Ameling
Founder & Executive Director
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With over 15 years of experience, Elizabeth works with women who are at risk and who have been victims of sexual exploitation. Mrs. Ameling also participates in stings with law enforcement; she works closely with victim advocates including from Homeland Security, the FBI,  local police, and anti-trafficking organizations. As a certified traumatologist by the Center for Trauma Studies at Regent University, and the American Green Cross she brings a trauma informed approach to victims of sex trafficking, and to members of the community in her trainings and public awareness talks.  

Heidi Wallace
Virginia State Coordinator

Stephanie O’Connor
 MSW, Florida State Coordinator

Bobbi Rawlings
MBA, CSST, VA Program Director

Johnell Judkins,
MSW (August), Director/Counselor 

Candice Smith
MS, Counselor

Lauren Donnelly
M.Law, Outreach Liaison

Kaylee Griffin
House Manager, VA

Lourdes Muniz
MSW, Florida Program Director

Felicia Lee
MA Ed, FL Lead House Manager

VA Survivor Leader/Senior House Manager 

Survivor Leader



Elizabeth Ameling, Executive Director, Latisha’s House Foundation
Jeff Ameling, Co-Founder, Latisha’s House Foundation
Clarinda Cole, PhD, Advanced Educational Leadership
Joe Cole
Mike Rymer, Pastor, Assemblies of God
Joan Rymer, Intinerant Teacher, JCC Public Schools, DHOH
Benny Zheng, Attorney, Kaufmann and Canoles
Christian Ortego, V.P.  and General Counsel, Huntington Ingalls
Terri Newell, Founder, Commonwealth Pest Control
Heather Cordasco, Senior Philanthropy Officer, Capital Research Center

Elizabeth Ameling, Executive Director, Latisha’s House Foundation
Benny Phillips
Sheree Phillips
Jeff Taulbee
Michelle Moon

To apply for our safe housing program

Please fill out our assessment application. Our team will follow up with an interview within 24-48 hours for possible admission into Latisha’s House.