We believe that
sex as a commerce
needs to be stopped.
Board Vice Chair
Heather Evans is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private counseling practice in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. She has over 17 years experience providing individual, marriage, and family therapy, specifically specializing in complex trauma. Heather is Co-founder and involved with the Survivor Services Council. In 2013, Heather received the Allied Professional Award from Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley for outstanding commitment to victims’ services. Heather has also traveled internationally with the goal of partnering with and training trauma healing caregivers. Specific interest and passion relate to anti-trafficking work is training of service providers and empowering of survivors towards effective aftercare. She is also passionate to see a multidisciplinary unified community and service response to preventing and responding to human trafficking.
Rick Dobrowolski is an area pastor and social worker that is not only involved on VAST’s board, but also on the board of the East Side Youth Center. His desire is to provide an additional voice calling out to end systemic injustices within our world. Rick’s specific passion is making sure that the community knows that boys are trafficked, too. While all victims of trafficking need help, boy survivors are particularly underserved in our communities.