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Geraldine L. Cornell, EdD, RN

Treasurer, Educator & Speaker

Dr. Geraldine L. Cornell, EdD, RN, CHSE is a seasoned registered nurse, mentor, and educator specializing in simulation design, development, and evaluation. Geri has been instrumental in the creation, development, and evaluation of pre-licensure and graduate simulation programs. As a simulation expert and consultant, Geri serves as a strong advocate for integrating experiential learning modalities into healthcare education programs. She has traveled internationally to present and collaborate regarding best practice using simulation. A member of several professional organizations, Geri has presented research findings and served as a content reviewer for International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). She is a published author, speaker, and founder of Cardpassionate, LLC. As an executive board member of NUAHT in the capacity of Treasurer, Geri also serves as a content developer and educator. With her expertise and strong background in simulation, she is in the midst of developing a simulation module based on a human trafficking case study. Geri is active in various forms of advocacy efforts to educate, equip, and empower the masses by raising awareness on human trafficking and supporting survivors.  

Det. Randall Snyder, MA

SME, Speaker, Educator & Consultant

Det. Randall Snyder, MA served with the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office from 2000 until his retirement in 2021. He served as a patrol deputy, patrol Corporal, and a detective in the Person's Crimes Unit, specializing in Internet Crimes Against Children. Det. Snyder served as a Task Force Officer with the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for two years, and was an affiliate member for an additional 4 years. During this time, he received the 2016 US Attorney General’s Special Commendation, a Medal of Distinction, Pinal County Attorney’s Victim’s Rights Award, and the Dr. Marie Griffith Distinguished Alumni Award from Arizona State University. During his expansive law enforcement tenure, Det. Snyder had led investigations spanning 33 states and 8 countries on 3 continents. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies and Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University, where he also served for over seven years as an Honors Faculty instructor. Det, Snyder is a well-published author, with his most recent book titled, Cyber Creeps: Real-Life Investigations of Internet Crimes Against Children. He is a Certified Social Media Intelligence Analyst, Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations, Court Expert Witness, and Certified Computer Voice Stress Analysis Examiner.

Mary Jo Ross, BA

Speaker, Educator & Lived-Experience Expert of FST

Mary Jo Ross, BA is a highly sought-after invited speaker and author. As a lived-experience survivor of familial sex trafficking, she was raised in a family that was part of a generational satanic cult and was pimped out by four family members for favors, groceries, drugs, and cash during what she calls her “17 years in Hell.”  Mary Jo turned her exploitation and abuse into, not only living as a thriver, but advocating for those who can’t speak for themselves. Initially, she funneled that passion into helping others struggling with cancer. As a professional with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Mary Jo led a business that managed oncology associations. She advocated for and led initiatives to improve cancer coverage, leading to seven state laws being passed to benefit cancer patients. She now advocates for children subjected to sexual abuse, familial sex trafficking, as well as adults who experienced the same trauma. She is the author of two books that were published in 2023: STOP THE SILENCE® Thriving After Child Sexual Abuse and Can My Business Survive My Vacation?

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