The Honorable Judge Jerry J. Bowles
Judge Jerry Bowles presides as Circuit Court Judge in Jefferson Family Court in Louisville, Kentucky. From 1991-1996, Judge Bowles initiated and served as Director/Chief Prosecutor of the Jefferson County Attorney's Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit. A nationally known expert in domestic violence, Bowles has served as vice-chair of the Kentucky Governor's Council on Domestic Violence and serves as a technical advisor to the U.S. Attorney General's Office on Violence against Women. He also lectures, writes and consults throughout the United States on issues relating to domestic violence.
Dr. Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Astrid H. Heger, M.D.
Astrid H. Heger, M.D., is Executive Director and founder of the Violence Intervention Program (VIP), located at the Los Angeles County (LAC) + University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center. The first of its kind, “one-stop shop” program offers medical, mental health, protective, legal, and social services to victims of family violence and sexual assault. Heger is an internationally recognized expert on the medical diagnosis of child abuse and neglect and sexual assault in all ages. Her ground-breaking work in child abuse has become the international standard of care and is the basis of her textbook, Evaluation of the Sexually Abused Child (Oxford University Press).
Sharon Denaro, Esq.
Barbara Hart, Esq.
Lt. Mark Wynn (ret.)
Lt. Mark Wynn (ret.) is an international trainer and consultant on domestic and sexual violence prevention. He was a key creator of the Domestic Violence Division of the Metropolitan Police Department in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a member of the National Strategic Partnership on Violence Against Women for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and a consultant to the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice. He was selected in 1995 as one of the top ten police officers in the U.S. by the IACP and Parade Magazine. He has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC World News Tonight, ABC Evening News, and Dateline NBC.