The F.R.E.E. Team!!

The entire F.R.E.E. Team is self-funded!

What does a self-funded team mean for you as a supporter,

 it means that your generous giving doesn’t go to salaries,

but goes to programs and services directly supporting the fight against modern-day slavery.

Michael and Denise Bartel
Michael and Denise BartelFounders and Executive Directors
The Bartels have worked as a pastors, educators, and anti-human trafficking activists both in Southern Asia and in the United States. Michael and his wife Denise began their work with victims of human trafficking in 2004 as a part of an international organization working to rescue and restore victims of human trafficking throughout the Eurasia region. Seeing the overwhelming need… [Read more]
Lowell and Tami Hochhalter
Lowell and Tami HochhalterDirectors of FIND
After 2 decades of Youth Ministry, Lowell and Tami found themselves launched into a field that was not necessarily of their choosing. Tami, a high school cheer coach, and Lowell… [Read more]
Brandon and Shayla Cox
Brandon and Shayla CoxDirectors of RESTORE
Brandon and Shayla serve F.R.E.E. International as the Restoration Directors. They oversee our aftercare program that includes victim services… [Read more]
Tess Franzen
Tess FranzenDirector of EMBRACE and
Policy Coordinator
Isaiah 1:17 has long challenged Tess to “seek justice, correct oppression, bring justice to the fatherless, and plead the widows’ cause”…. [Read more]
Andrew and Ashleigh Dawson
Andrew and Ashleigh DawsonInternship Facilitators and Media Specialist
Andrew, along with his wife Ashleigh have spent a decade counseling students helping them deal with issues like: suicide, abuse, online, depression and many other difficulties… [Read more]
Jody and Wendy Dyess
Jody and Wendy DyessDirectors of Student Awareness
Jody began working with students on a volunteer basis in his hometown of Meridian Mississippi.  For the last 20 years, the desire to see young men and women succeed in life has only… [Read more]
Trinity Jordan
Trinity JordanLegal Services Specialist
Trinity Jordan is the Legal Services Specialist for FREE International. His work with FREE has led him to work with law schools, prosecutors, and law enforcement officials to provide… [Read more]
Elaine Donithan
Elaine DonithanMission Trip Director
Elaine is a group/missions team Vegas trip coordinator with FREE International. She grew up in South Carolina and graduated from Clemson University with a degree in… [Read more]
Terrence and Courtney Talley
Terrence and Courtney TalleySay Something Assembly
Terrence Lee Talley developed a burden for human trafficking after serving on a missions trip to the Super Bowl. As a result of this growing burden, Terrence knew that his family… [Read more]
Valarie Goff
Valarie GoffWomen's Outreach Specialist
Valarie is from Texas and graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Intercultural Studies. It’s there that she felt the call from God… [Read more]