About Us

The Set Me Free Project, a nonprofit organization, was formed after learning about the horrors of human trafficking. Our mission is to bring prevention education to youth and families educate so traffickers lose their power.

 

OUR TEAM

Stephanie Olson – CEO/President

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Stephanie Olson is a speaker, an author, and the CEO/President of The Set Me Free Project.

Stephanie Olson holds a BA degree in Psychology. Her experience includes 6 years of curriculum writing and development for women experiencing domestic violence, homelessness, and alcohol and drug addictions; 8 years of educating women in the area empowerment and intrinsic value; 4 years of educating youth ages 11-18 in healthy relationships, the dangers of human trafficking, and social media safety. Stephanie has had extensive training, research, and study of human trafficking prevention education and social media safety. Stephanie is also a sought after speaker on the subject of women, youth, human trafficking, and nonprofit business. Stephanie currently runs two nonprofit organizations, writes and develops the curriculum for The Set Me Free Project, and trains the current speakers to speak to youth with an interactive and engaging approach.

Stephanie leads the The Set Me Free Project to help prevent youth and young adults from ever seeing the “dark” of trafficking. She speaks to women, youth, and families all over the United States on life issues and the dangers of human trafficking.

Stephanie is available to speak to youth and families all over the country, along with offering training to industries (ie: medical communities, truck stops, pregnancy centers, educators, security personnel, and more) and leaders in the community that are interested in becoming educated on the subject of trafficking and on how to spot victims of human trafficking.

 

Danielle Howell – Youth Program Director

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Danielle is a Nebraska certified teacher with B.A. and M.Ed. degrees in Elementary Education. She is an experienced classroom teacher and administrator, with 6 years teaching Kindergarten and Pre-K and 4 years as a Curriculum Director, leading and training a staff of over 45 teachers. She has planned and implemented staff trainings on a wide variety of topics, including child development, positive discipline, classroom management, language and literacy, and communication.

As Youth Program Director for The Set Me Free Project, Danielle currently develops curriculum and speaks to middle and high school students with the aim of preventing youth and young adults from ever seeing the “dark” of human trafficking.

 

Sarah Wimer – Project Administrator

Tami Nosal – Speaker

Tami Nosal has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Her work experience includes positions in retail management, Human Resources, and training and development.  Most recently Tami has spent several years speaking to students in middle schools and high schools about healthy relationships, human trafficking, and social media safety.  However, her favorite role is being a wife, and mother of two teenagers!

As a mom and speaker to young people, Tami has a heart for helping kids to know their self-worth and teaching them how to keep themselves safe.  She is also passionate about educating parents and community members on the dangers of human trafficking.  She is thrilled that she gets to do both as a speaker for Set Me Free Project.

 

Taylor Grass – Speaker

 

Our Board of Directors

Jena Bailey – Treasurer – President, Dino’s Storage

Rick Faber – Chairman for the Greater Omaha Vistage Board.

Barry Jurgensen – History Teacher, Arlington High School

Stephanie Olson – CEO/President, Set Me Free Project

Lindsey Scott – Secretary – Mental Health Coordinator, Project Harmony

Dorarena E. Smith – Board Chair – Founder|President, WOW!-Women of Wisdom!

 

Our Advisors

Leah Boss – President – Revolution 61

Jon Olson – Sales, Quality Structures, Inc.