To keep informed of the online dangers facing children today, we work with credentialed experts including parents, law enforcement officials, educational professionals, health professionals and others. Here are some of the child safety advocates we work with:
(the “Safety Mom”) is a nationally recognized expert on child and family safety, and addresses issues facing children from newborns to teens. She is a sought-after guest on many national television shows including “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Fox & Frineds,” “CNN International” and “The Doctors.”
is a former member of the Illinois State Board of Education, appointed by Governor Edgar, and served for four years as chairperson. He has served as a member of the Governor’s Economic Development Coordinating Council, the Joint Education Commission and the Illinois Human Resource Investment Council.
Detective Richard Wistocki
is a 20-year veteran with an Illinois police department, and currently manages the Internet Crimes Involving Children. He is one of the original affiliate members of the Illinois Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and is a member of the United States Secret Service Computer Crimes Task Force. He is an instructor in computer crimes investigations for the Illinois Suburban Law Enforcement Academy.
Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC
is a psychotherapist residing in Houston. She maintains a private practice at Methodist Hospital Pelvic Restorative Center and The Methodist Hospital Weight Management Center. She is a renowned author, lecturer and television personality who speaks to young girls dealing with the various challenges of growing up, and she delivers a message that is geared to helping girls become strong women.