The Mentor Support Collaborative...Christian leaders dedicated to developing healthy leaders.
Rebecca Bloomfield: Director of Peer Support Responder Life, Director of Development Responder Life, Consultant at Bloomfield Consulting, Mending the Soul Board Member.
Rebecca is an expert in counter human trafficking, with over 10 years of experience working directly with survivors, specializing in adolescent girls. She teaches communities, organizations, and leaders in abuse and trauma recovery and trauma informed practices both domestically and internationally that equip caregivers and offer healing to survivors of all types of abuse. Rebecca also has 4 years experience as a Sexual Assault Resource Center Advocate providing youth with crisis intervention, safety planning, court accompaniment, and emotional support. Currently, she is Peer Support Director and Development Director for Responder Life, which provides support for First Responders. www.responderlife.org
Darlene Domenigoni: MSC Director, President of Bridging the Gap-Oregon, Survivor Support Ministry Leader.
Darlene has been married to Mark for 30 years and they have two children, one daughter in law, and one adorable one year old granddaughter. Darlene has served as Women's Ministry Director and worked in administration for over 25 years. Sickened by sex trafficking, Darlene helped start a Survivor Support Ministry within her church in 2011, then developed a mentoring ministry to help sex trafficked survivors navigate life as they walk through their healing journey. Serving Jesus and seeing women healed and set free is Darlene’s passion and what motivates her. Darlene’s focus now is training and equipping the faith community to rise up to address the difficult issues that are plaguing our younger generation, especially abuse, pornography, and sexual exploitation. A dream would be to see survivor support ministries in every community and trauma informed host families for a sustainable solution to the housing crisis that trafficking victims face. Darlene also helped create Bridging the Gap-Oregon, a non-profit working to meet the needs of sexually exploited through a collaborative effort among community partners, which members received a City of Portland Police Bureau commendation medal for in 2015. www.bridgingthegaporegon.org
Adrienne Livingston: Director of Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiatives for World Venture, Co-Author of "Biblical Response to Sexual Exploitation"and "Girl Empowerment" curricula.
Adrienne is from Portland, Oregon. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, International Business and International Studies from Oregon State University and her Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Western Seminary. She began getting involved in the Anti-Sex Trafficking movement in 2013. In October of 2014, she became the Global Director of Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiatives with WorldVenture. Adrienne works to educate the church about the issue of sex trafficking, understand how our culture contributes to this issue so they can get engaged to prevent, end the demand and take a Kingdom stance against it locally and globally. www.worldventure.com
Angela Miller: MSC Training Coordinator, LLNW Program Coordinator for the Anti-Sex Trafficking Initiative, Former Assistant Dean of Women, Portland Bible College, Former Youth Pastor.
Angie has been mentoring youth and young adults for almost 3 decades with a focus on helping sexually abused and traumatized people find true healing, freedom, and restoration. In more recent years, she felt called to focus specifically on women who have been trapped in the life of trafficking. She dedicates most of her free time working with the Mentor Support Collaborative, training others, and helping survivors heal through the Survivor Support Ministry she leads. She is also on the worship team at Mannahouse Church, where she takes that same passion into leading worship and supporting the worship team for its ultimate end: to enable people to draw closer to God. Married to her husband Rich for 32 years, her pride and joy are her two sons, daughter-in-law, and two year old grandson- who has her wrapped around his little finger. www.livelovenw.org
Jeri Moomaw: Survivor-Leader, Founder and Executive Director of Innovations HTC, National trainer for U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services OTIP (Office on Trafficking In Persons), U.S. Dept. of Justice, and Homeland Security. Creator of "Survivor Voices" program.
Jeri holds an A.A. degree in Social work as well as certifications in advocacy, CAASE, motivational interviewing, Healing Arts and Deceptions. She is a recognized expert on gangs, human trafficking and violence against women in Tribal communities, and is often called upon to be an expert witness in trials. Most recently, Jeri has been appointed to the Washington State and Thurston County human trafficking task forces. A powerful trainer and keynote speaker, Jeri shares her own compelling story of exploitation from a survivor’s perspective. She focuses on gaps, system failures and missed opportunities to identify, how to enhance screening and response protocols and how to respond in a culturally appropriate manner. Jeri currently lives in Olympia, Washington with her husband Alan and enjoys kayaking. She is also an accomplished Native beadwork artist. www.innovationshtc.org
Rebekah Stines: MSPC, LPC, Director of Princess Lost/Princess Found Curriculum, Mending the Soul.
Rebekah has a Bachelor's in Music Education from Ouachita Baptist University. She earned her Master's of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She has worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health agencies, schools, and private practice. In counseling, the therapeutic relationship between Rebekah and her clients is something she truly prioritizes to create safety and trust, which is where she believes healing can truly begin. Rebekah is also very involved with a local nonprofit, Mending the Soul, where she offers training and consultations to professional groups and other non-profit agencies around the U.S. www.mendingthesoul.org
Celestia G. Tracy, M.A.: Founder & Director of Resource Development, Mending the Soul, Inc.
Celestia received her M.A. in Counseling/Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1994 and has worked as a professional counselor for over 18 years. Together, with her husband, they co-founded and co-direct Mending the Soul Ministries, Inc., a Christian non-profit dedicated to equipping and resourcing community and church leaders in an informed and compassionate response to those impacted by abuse. Celestia draws from 25 years of professional experience, teaching and training both domestically and internationally in areas of: abuse & healing, secondary trauma, intimacy & bonding, biblical sexuality, singles & sexuality, and soul care. www.mendingthesoul.org
Melinda West: Founder of Freedom Calling of Oregon
Melinda is happily married to her husband of 27 years and has 2 beautiful adult daughters. She has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years and has a bachelor’s degree in health care administration, graduating with magna cum laude honors. Throughout her career she has held positions within primary care provider clinics, Oregon Health Authority/State of Oregon Medicaid division, Oral Health Management organizations, and as an independent consultant. She also served as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician for Molalla Fire Department for several years. She is the founder of Freedom Calling of Oregon, which raises awareness of the issue of sex trafficking in churches all over the state of Oregon. Melinda has served on the local Nazarene church boards for several years and is currently serving a three year term at Portland First Church of the Nazarene. www.freedom-calling.org