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Date / Time
03/19/2020 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hosted by Truck Country

Speakers:

Sergeant Harman Chahal, WI State Patrol
Sergeant Harman Chahal is currently assigned to the Wisconsin Traffic Management Center (TMC) for the Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP) – Special Operations Section.  Sgt. Chahal graduated from Marquette University in 2014 with a BA in Criminology and Law Studies.  In 2014, Sgt. Chahal graduated from the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy and began her career as an Inspector and held assignments in Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties.  In 2017, Sgt. Chahal became a training officer at the WSP Academy for the 63rd Recruit Class.  Sgt. Chahal was promoted in February 2018 to her current position at the TMC.  Sgt. Chahal is responsible for providing support to the Executive Officer in charge of the TMC operation; for internal and external coordination with the Control Room for Traffic Operations.  Sgt. Chahal is an instructor for Human Trafficking and Interdiction for the Protection of Children.

Emmy Myers, Trafficking Survivor, Lacey’s Hope Project
Lacey’s Hope Project was started by a sex trafficking survivor, Emmy. Today, Emmy is a leader, community advocate, speaker, and source of knowledge and inspiration for others. She founded Lacey’s Hope Project to help end the social justice issues of sex trafficking and drug abuse. Named in tribute to a friend who lost her life to a trafficker, Lacey’s Hope Project represents the promise of change, restoration and healing.
Click here for a great story on Emmy. 

 

Wendy Smith – Washington Co. Anti-Trafficking Advocates
Wendy Smith and her husband Jason Wix founded WCATA to educate others about human trafficking issues happening in their community, to offer networking opportunities for other advocates and organizations, survivors and families of victims/survivors, and also to advocate for those who’ve been exploited. Wendy also serves on the Board of Directors for the Franciscan Peacemakers in Milwaukee, an organization that serves women who are being sexually exploited and or struggling with addictions.

Besides her many speaking engagements, Wendy and Jason organize free, monthly presentations on the many layers of human trafficking at the Jack Russell Memorial Library in Hartford, WI.

Rob Behnke, Fox Valley Tech
Bio coming soon!

Agenda:

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Registration begins

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. –  Speakers:
Dan Johnson, Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
Emmy Myers, Lacey’s Hope Project
Sgt, Harman Chahal, State Patrol

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  –  Speakers:
Wendy Smith, Washington County Anti-Trafficking Advocates.
Rob Behnke, Fox Valley Tech