Tammy J. Toney-Butler and her husband David reside in Naples, Florida. Tammy moved to the Southwest Florida area in May 2000 and now is on the Advisory Board of Path2Freedom, a faithbased, anti-trafficking organization, providing hope and healing for commercially sexually exploited children in Southwest Florida. Currently, an anti-human trafficking consultant, community outreach director, and victim advocate with Path2Freedom. Tammy has 29 years of nursing experience, with 28 years spent in emergency/trauma medicine and is currently a sexual assault nurse examiner in Fort Myers, Florida. Tammy graduated from Loganville High School in 1989, obtained a Diploma of Practical Nursing in 1990 from Gwinnett Technical Institute, and an Associate of Science in Nursing from the State University of West Georgia in 1997. Currently, she holds three specialty certifications in nursing; CEN, TCRN, CPEN. She has specialized C-SEC Training for staff who care for sexually exploited children using trauma-informed, survivor-centered, neuro relational, integrated models of care. A published author on human trafficking and nursing-related topics in the National Library of Medicine/ PubMed. A mentor for the next generation of nurse leaders and advocate for the profession.