Matt Allen - Missouri
Graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism
Current editor – DadsDivorce.com, MensRights.com, CordellCordell.com
Frequent contributor to HuffingtonPost.com, AskMen.com, Lawyers.com, SingleDad.com
Former online editor – Missouri Lawyers Media
Former online editor and legal industry reporter – St. Louis Business Journal
Philip W. Cook - Oregon
Mr. Cook holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon
Received awards from the Associated Press and the Professional Journalism Society
He has been quoted as an expert on male victimization in domestic violence incidents by The National Associated Press, Canadian Associated Press, “Medical Economics Magazine, “ “Law Enforcement Technology” and many daily newspapers.
He is the author of Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence (Praeger,1977) and When Women Sexually Abuse Men: The Hidden Side of Rape, Stalking, Harassment, and Sexual Assault
Robert D. Cubby - New Jersey
Retired Police Captain 38 Years Experience- Jersey City Police Department
Trained as a domestic violence instructor for the police department
Trained by the prosecutor's office in elder abuse and was the department's contact person.
Graduated Montclair State University- BA-Psychology
Contributor to the Grieving Behind the Badge Newsletter
Manager of the PTSD websites Surviving the Shield and Code Blue
Administrator of the Police Website JCPD West
Cast Member and Interviewed in the Documentary Film Code 9 Officer Needs Assistance
Public speaker on PTSD issues for NAMI, NJ- Sussex County chapter
Law enforcement instructor for NAMI, NJ- Sussex
Co-Administrator of the JCPOBA- CISM program involved in peer support.
Richard Driscoll, Ph.D. - Tennessee
A media resource with the American Psychological Association
Researcher on gender conflict
Authored four books and over 20 popular and scholarly articles
Author of "You Still Don't Understand" with Dr. Nancy Davis
Program Director for the American Test Anxieties Association.
Innovator in anxiety reduction protocols including "Tame Test Anxiety" and "Personal shielding to Deflect Hostility"
James Anthony Ellis - California
A writer, producer, and filmmaker
Producer of two-dozen documentaries and author of six books
He has spent over 15 years in leadership within MDI (Mentor, Discover, Inspire), an international men’s organization, including the role as Division Coordinator of the San Diego Men’s Division and International Communications Director.
Editor of "The Creative Collaborative," a monthly newsletter that can be found at his website www.LegacyProductions.org.
Gordon E. Finley, Ph.D. - Florida
Ph.D. Social Relations, Harvard University, M.A. Social Relations, Harvard University
Served as Editor of the Interamerican Journal of Psychology/Revista Interamericana de Psicologia
Publishes empirical research, family policy articles, op-eds, and letters-to-the-editor in major newspapers, and publications including Family Court Review, the Journal of Marriage and Family, and the Journal of Family Issues
Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Florida International University
Teaches undergraduate courses in the Psychology of Parenting and Parenthood
Recognized as an authoritative researcher and scholar on family related topics
Robert Franklin, Attorney, Journalist - Texas
Licensed Attorney in Texas
Journalist who has published essays and op-eds in a wide variety of online and print media
Published in the Toledo Blade, Houston Chronicle, Seattle Times and World Net Daily
Former Executive Editor of the Houston Law Review where his legal writing has appeared
A ‘featured columnist’ and Board member of Fathers and Families.
Published poetry in several journals including the Concho River Review and an anthology of Texas poets
|Tom Golden, LCSW - Maryland
Tom is the author of two books on men and boy’s unique paths to heal. The first was written in the late 1990’s and titled Swallowed by a Snake: The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing. Next was the follow up book The Way Men Heal. More concise and updated information on the connections of biology and male healing. It also has sections on tips for how obest help men for both therapist and for the general public. The latest book is for moms titled Helping Mothers be Closer to Their Sons: Understanding the Unique World of Boys. Tom has given workshops on these topics in the U.S., Australia, Canada and Europe. His work has been featured in the NY Times, the Washington Post, on CNN, CBS Evening News, ESPN, the NFL Channel and others. Tom served as vice chair of the Maryland Commission for Men’s Health and lives outside Washington DC. You can find him on his web sites tgolden.com, menaregood.com weekly newsletter or his youtube channel Men Are Good.
Tommy Maloney - Colorado
Speaker and writer on Divorce Related Issues
Author of the book "25 Tips for Divorced Dads: How to create special memories and grow your bonds with your children”
Owner of Tommy Maloney International LLC a business based on helping dads stay connected with their kids after a divorce.
Highly successful trainer, and coach who has worked with companies such as CBS Radio, DR. Pepper/Snapple Group, United Rentals and State Farm.
Todd Matthews - Tennesee
Director,Communications and Quality Assurance National Missing & Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
Advisory Panel for the U. S. Department of Justice NamUs.gov (National Missing and Unidentified Persons System) database project.
Appeared on many national television shows, including "Leeza," "America's Most Wanted," "48 Hours," "TechTV," "Good Morning America," and the "Paula Zahn Show." Articles about him and his advocacy work have appeared in hundreds of newspapers and periodicals, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and People Magazine.
Media Director for two important volunteer programs: The DoeNetwork and Project EDAN.
Robert K. Pikula - Indiana
Published and Edited “Our Children Come First”
Previous Court Appointed Special Advocate for Indiana
Owner of the Business and Website www.ourchildrencomefirst.com
Author and Editor of Our Children Come First Blogs
Artist and Creator of www.alp-art-studio.com
Board Member and Event Organizer for V.I.T.A Business Networking Group
Board Member of Chesterton Arts Center Committee
R. Mark Rogers, Economist, Expert Witness on Child Support Issues - Georgia
Former Commissioner, Georgia Child Support Commission
Testified in numerous states and Congress on Child Support
Former economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Internationally recognized author on tracking economic indicators.
Author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Economic Indicators (2009)
Author Handbook of Key Economic Indicators, 1994 and 1998.
Bill Ronan, LICSW - Minnesotta
State Licensed Psychotherapist, (LICSW)
Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Practitioner of Medical Hypnoanalysis
Author, and Instructor of Psychology for Metropolitan State University, National American University, Rasmussen College, Normandale Community College, Minnesota School of Business, and Globe College
Edward M. Stephens, MD - New York
Internationally-Recognized Physician, Psychiatrist, and Researcher
Produced a stream of programs about men, women and families: The Paternal Instinct, Paternal Grief Syndrome, After Divorce: Fathers, Mothers and the Law, and Shattering Fictions and Myths in Divorce.
Founder and Director of the Foundation for Male Studies
Founder of The On Step Institute for Mental Health Research
Jonathan is the founder and publisher of avoiceformalestudents.com, the motto of which is Educational Equity for Men and Boys. He is a former instructor at A&M-University, a proud uncle, and an advocate of human rights."
Dianna Thompson, - California
Editor of Men's E-News and Former Editor, Fathers and Families Magazine
Nationally recognized expert on families, stepfamilies, and divorce related issues.
A long time political analyst, lobbyist, and spokesperson
Written columns for or been quoted in hundreds of major newspapers and magazines
Numerous local and national television appearances, including Today Show, CNN, NBC, Fox News, Monte...more
Hundreds of radio appearances, including NPR, BBC, ABC Radio, CBS Radio...more