SlaveFree Today NGO Board Members

Jodi Henderson

Executive Director, SlaveFree Today
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Modern Slavery

Jodi is a Licensed Professional Counselor, with a BA and MA in Psychology, and is a specialist in Education and Community Counseling. She is active in local humanitarian aid/direct services as a volunteer and counselor. She is also involved in equine assisted psychotherapy.  A gifted teacher, she has taught every age from toddlers to college, focusing on Montessori Upper Elementary (ages 9-12).  She has provided children, adolescents, and families with mental health and social services for 20 years.

Daniel W. Reese

Director of Finances

Dan Reese has a lifetime of successful work in the for profit and not-for-profit communities, most recently serving as the CFO and COO for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial fund.  During his nearly seven year tenure he raised over 75 million in direct and in-kind donations while earning four national awards for Public Service Announcement production and growing VVMF’s online presence dramatically.  He has led fundraising for the National Council for Adoption and was for seven years managing Director of the Business Alliance for Vietnamese Education, managing the writing and printing of 20 million English textbooks while securing American English as the First Foreign language for Vietnam.  Prior to his not-for-profit work Dan had a successful career in banking, rising to Senior Vice President for Shawmut Bank, and in Connecticut State Government, where he was featured twice in the Connecticut Section of the New York Times for securing funds while working for Connecticut Governor Ella T Grasso.  Dan holds a Masters in Business from Columbia University and a BS in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford.  He is married with six children and eight grandchildren.

Pete Zimowski

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer

Responsible for maintaining this website and the Resources Library. Technical and formatting editor of Journal of Modern Slavery. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he served 10 years active duty as a pilot, and has 29 years experience as an international Captain at a major airline.

SlaveFree Today NGO Advisory Board Members

Jacqueline Zimowski

Board Member, SlaveFree Today
Founder and Former Executive Director, Slavery Today NGO, 2009 – 2018

Jacqueline is committed to fostering a more deeply educated and engaged level of multinational leaders and decision-makers, across all socioeconomic levels. From grassroots pillars to presidents, she believes no one who understands Slavery’s magnitude and impact on all facets of our humanity and society can hold that knowledge and do nothing.

Her past work has included professional photography, editorial writing, fifteen years in a variety of positions in the film and Television industry and lifelong volunteer humanitarian work. Jacqueline is a veteran of the United States Air Force. She is also a Survivor.

Roger-Claude Liwanga

Advisory Board Member

Roger is the co-founder and Executive Director of Promote Congo. He is a visiting Scholar with Boston University’s African Studies Center. Since 2012 he has been invited as a guest lecturer for Human Trafficking studies at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Roger is a legal consultant for international NGOs and has published numerous works dealing with Human Rights issues, including drafting the majority of the DRC’s Bill on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, which was approved by the DRC government and is pending adoption by the Congolese Parliament. He earned his LL.M in Human Rights Law from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and his Licence en Droit (License in Law) from Université Protestante au Congo (DRC).

Monica Rey Bailey

Board Member

Monica Rey Bailey was a stay at home mother who entered law school later in life with the ambition to see women and children free from exploitation and slavery. She has been practicing law for three years, during which time she has devoted her efforts to pro bono cases and helping others in the fight against slavery. Her goals are to use her skills in networking and advocacy to assist in investigations and bring together people who are working to help women and children around the world.