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OUR TEAM

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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.  

Executive Team

Heidi Wallace
CTSS, Director of Programs

Stephanie O’Connor
 MSW,
 Director of Development/Outreach

Bobbi Rawlings
MBA,
CTSS, Director of Operations

Bill Woolf,
Policy Advisor

Benny Zhang
Legal Representative

Tiffiney Lopez 
Resident Care Specialist, VA

Flo Garcia
Resident Care Specialist, VA

Lourdes Muniz
MSW, Florida Program Director

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Weekend Resident Care Specialist, VA

JD
Survivor Leader/
Communication Specialist

​BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive Board

Elizabeth Ameling, Executive Director, Latisha’s House Foundation
Jeff Ameling, Co-Founder, Latisha’s House Foundation
Clarinda Cole, International Policy Advisor
Joe Cole
Mike Rymer, Chaplain/Geriatric Care
Joan Rymer, Intinerant Teacher, JCC Public Schools, DHOH
Christian Ortego, V.P.  and General Counsel, Huntington Ingalls
Terri Newell, Founder, Commonwealth Pest Control
Heather Cordasco, Senior Philanthropy Officer, Capital Research Center
Christy Bacon, Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams Realty
Sarah Bonnaud, Fractional CEO, Cloth & Paper

Advisory Board

Elizabeth Ameling, Executive Director, Latisha’s House Foundation
Jeff Ameling, Co-Founder, Latisha’s House Foundation
Benny Phillips
Sheree Phillips
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.