Introducing the members of the Change the Demand team
David Morgan M.S., M.F.T.
Dave Morgan has lived in Las Vegas, Nevada with his wife Betsy for the past 42 years. He was a teacher and counselor for the Clark County School District for 12 years, and for the past 34 years has been founder, director and therapist at Compass Counseling Center. Dave has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education, English and Psychology. He also has Master of Science degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy and School Counseling. Dave is the author of two Christian daily journals, “Morning Whispers 1” (Old Testament) and “Morning Whispers 2” (New Testament). He and his wife Betsy, who is also a Marriage and Family Therapist, have conducted many workshops, seminars and classes on various Christian and marriage and family related topics. They have a son and grandson living in Las Vegas.
Compass Counseling Center
Michael Hatch was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He received a B.S. Degree in Real Estate and Pre Law in 1982 from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. He attended Bethany Bible College and from the Master’s International School of Divinity he received his Masters of Ministry Degree. Michael moved to Las Vegas in 1990 from San Diego where he worked with Pastor Buddy Hauser with the “Jammin’ for Jesus Homeless Ministry.” He is currently the Senior Pastor of Prayer Center Revival Church and President and Chief Appraiser of his own real estate appraisal company. Also, as Founder and Director of the “Saturday Morning Unity Prayer” he oversees approximately 72 churches of all denominations in weekly prayer and is a member of the Executive Committee of RECAP (Reclaiming Every City Around Peace) that partners with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Faith-based Community.
Prayer Center Revival Church
Mike, and his wife Denise, have been working in the fight to end human trafficking for over a decade. Beginning their journey by working for a missions organization in India they came back in 2007 to fight trafficking in the US and founded F.R.E.E. International. Their heart for missions and the issue makes them a powerful team. Their impact in the US through various outreach, training, and programs is immeasurable.
Adrian “Coach” Harris
Adrian “Coach” Harris spent most of his career in education, teaching and coaching high school students for over 17 years in the Clark County School District and at Private Christian Schools. He received his B.S. from UNLV in Education. After later obtaining his MBS, he transitioned to a career in financial services, as an independent broker and mortgage banker. He is now in the final stages of finishing his doctorate and is currently a licensed Realtor. Formerly, as Executive Director for the Las Vegas branch of Teen Challenge, a faith-based solution for those battling addiction, he was responsible for all aspects of operations, from establishing the Las Vegas treatment facility, involving therapists and counselors, and recruiting partner churches. In 2013, Adrian formed Real Relationships, a full-service speaking resource. His best friend and wife, Merlelynn, and five daughters are his source of inspiration in speaking on marriage and family issues. He and his wife serve as leaders in family ministries at International Church of Las Vegas.
Steve is an associate pastor involved with men’s ministries and missions at the International Church of Las Vegas, as well as a chaplain to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Steve is an 18-year resident of Las Vegas, and has been involved in missions and social issues internationally for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative Human Trafficking Working Group and is involved in the faith-based facets of the battle against trafficking.
ICLV International Church of Las Vegas
Aaron Hansel has been a pastor in Las Vegas for the past 18 years working primarily in the inner city. The last 5 years have opened the door to help bring awareness and prevention to the epidemic of human trafficking to the city of Las Vegas. This has been accomplished through the Be a Voice forums and partnerships with law enforcement and community advocates. Current projects include the Change the Demand project which focuses on ending the demand for child exploitation. Aaron recently produced the documentary "Trafficked No More" which aired on every major TV station in the state of Nevada. Aaron has been married to his wife Danita for almost 17 years and they have two children.
Adrian Leon has worked professionally in the broadcast television industry since 1997. He was groomed under the tutelage of two award-winning Hollywood film and episodic television directors. Since then, Adrian has lent his directorial eye to scores of projects within the mainstream television and music industries as well as the corporate film arena. He has produced A-list Hollywood talent and has produced, directed, photographed and/or edited broadcast and/or marketing content for MTV, VH-1, Univision, Telemundo, Azteca America, Warner Bros. Records, Duetsch Ad Agency, Essential Broadcast Media, Rap-Up Magazine, COX Media among many others. Adrian also has an international roster of entertainment and corporate clients in Noda, Japan, Istanbul, Turkey, Mexico City, Mexico, New York City, New York, Nashville, Tennessee, Dallas, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada and Hollywood, California. In 2014, Adrian, along with producers Aaron Hansel and Troy Martinez, was a Silver Winner at the 35th Annual Telly Awards for the film he wrote and directed, “Trafficked No More.” Adrian is currently in post-production on an hour-long documentary about horse therapy for endangered youth, is developing several long-form projects for broadcast television and is in pre-production for his first independent feature-length film that is scheduled for the Spring of 2015.http://www.jettleonltd.com/
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