Board Members



Danny brings the tenacity of an ulta runner to HTLN. With 25 years experience as a top flight personal injury lawyer and founder of a State Bar Lawyer Referral Service (Higher Legal LRS #130) he is determined to use the full fource of the plaintiffs bar to assist victims of human trafficking. 


andrew gonzalez - BOARD MEMBER 

Head Investigator for the LAPD Human Trafficking Taskforce, Officer Andrew Gonzalez brings unparalleled expertise in the area of human trafficking to HTLN. Officer Gonzalez has the skills and training necessary to track down traffickers and the heart and soul to serve the needs of victims.    



Dr. Judy Ho is a clinical psychologist and regular expert commentator on CNN’s Piers Morgan, HLN’s Dr. Drew, CBS’s The Doctors and NBC Nightly News to name a few. Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, Dr. Judy brings a world of knowledge and compassion to HTLN along with her desire to improve the lives of victims around the world.     


paul freese - BOARD MEMBER 

Award winning public interest attorney Paul Freese is one of our nation’s top advocates for victims. As former VP of Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm, Paul brings over 25 years of legal and human rights experience to HTLN.  Paul’s service on hundreds of committees, task forces and working groups brings HTLN an unparalleled focus on how to best represent victims.

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theresa kiene - BOARD MEMBER 

Business entrepreneur and marketing expert Theresa Kiene has a passion and fire for service. When she’s not running a nationwide food company or leading teens in Christian ministry, you can find her serving the homeless and hungry on the streets of L.A. HTLN is blessed to have the firepower that Theresa brings to every aspect of life.   

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Jim roope - BOARD MEMBER

CNN and Westwood One award winning journalist and radio broadcaster Jim Roope has had a front row seat to the biggest news stories of our time. Jim brings an excellence in communication to HTLN that will tell the stories about both the abuse of human trafficking and the triumphs brought about by the dedicated work of HTLN.



Amylee is the student board member at HTLN. As she completes her Masters at the USC Davis School of Gerontology in Nutrition, Lifespan and Longevity, Amylee coordinates all student activities for HTLN.