Our Team

  • Ali Boak
    Ali Boak
    Ali Boak Co-Founder and Executive Director: Ali Boak co-founded IOFA and currently serves as Executive Director.  Ali launched IOFA in 1999, after returning from three years abroad as a Peace Corps Volunteer and Fulbright scholar where she became aware of the extensive trafficking of...
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  • Jody Haskin
    Jody Haskin
    Jody Haskin Program Director: Jody Haskin is the Program Director and Anti-Trafficking Specialist at IOFA. Jody has worked to support and lead various anti-trafficking programs for IOFA since 2013.  Currently, Jody leads the Training and Technical Assistance initiative funded through the Department of Justice...
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  • Jae Jin Pak
    Jae Jin Pak
    Jae Jin Pak AATOP Community Advisory Board Chairperson: Jae Jin Pak is the Community Advisory Board Chair for the Asian American Trafficking Outreach Project at IOFA. He works to liaise with and to educate community leaders regarding issues of child trafficking for sex and...
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  • Emily Beaven
    Emily Beaven
    Emily Beaven Programs Intern  Emily is currently a second year, 15-month accelerated student at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her studies specifically focus on International Social Welfare within the Social Administrative concentration. Emily is a recently returned Peace Corps Volunteer who taught...
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  • Nina Misra
    Nina Misra
    Nina Misra Graduate Intern Nina is a second year Masters of Public Health student at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, Center for Excellence in Maternal and Child Health. Her studies focus primarily on needs assessments, program planning, and program evaluation at...
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  • Mary Claire Newtown
    Mary Claire Newtown
    Mary Claire Newtown Summer Programs Intern  Mary Claire Newtown will be senior at the University of Delaware this fall. She is pursuing a degree in Human Services with a concentration in Administration and Family Policy, as well as two minors in Psychology and Domestic...
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  • Ericka Dobrowski
    Ericka Dobrowski
    Ericka Dobrowski Volunteer Ericka Dobrowski is a volunteer at IOFA in the Chicago office. She is an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago and working to complete her Bachelor’s degree in applied psychology. Ericka is excited to be a part of this...
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