Expert

Experts

Experience matters when it comes to protecting your organization.

Praesidium’s experts hold advanced degrees and credentials in psychology, social work, cultural anthropology, law, public policy, private investigation, adult learning, e-Learning technology, and computer programming and bring unparalleled knowledge, experience, and field work to your organization’s abuse prevention efforts. Collectively, our team has written books, published dozens of professional papers, produced educational curriculum, and delivered workshops and seminars across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

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President and CEO

Richare Dangel

Founder

Vice President of Youth Development Services

Christy Schiller

Vice President of Religious Services

John Shearer

Vice President of Product Development

Candace Collins

Director of Higher Education

Mike Riley

Director

Director of Background Screening Services

Director of Learning and Development

Scott Fulbright

Director, Technology Services

Angelique Dale

Account Manager, Schools

Account Manager, Youth Development

Candace Collins

Marketing Manager

KYS! Product Manager

ELearning and Development Manager

Special Projects Manager

Office Manager
YinTing Dickey manages all of Praesidium’s business operations including contracts, services, and day to day activities. Ms. Dickey focuses on the management of all account services through working closely with the executive team to provide accurate account information to clients on a regular schedule. Prior to joining Praesidium, Ms. Dickey worked as a project coordinator in the transportation industry to manage state contracts with various organizations. Ms. Dickey earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Utara University in Malaysia.

Safety Analyst

Adriana Dominguez works with the Praesidium’s Religious Accreditation team to help train institutions in the latest abuse prevention standards. She works with a large number of Catholic religious orders in multiple countries to ensure they have implemented the most up-to-date prevention, response, and supervision standards. Prior to joining Praesidium, Dominguez worked with several immigration non-profit organizations, specifically on cases involving asylum and unaccompanied minors. She also practiced family law in the state of Texas, focusing on divorce, child custody, and child support cases.Dominguez graduated magna cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in political science as well as Spanish language and literature from Villanova University and obtained a juris doctorate from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.

Safety Analyst

Erica Smith works closely with Praesidium’s social services agencies as well as other youth-serving organizations. In collaboration with the Praesidium team, Smith trains employees and volunteers, conducts risk assessments, and performs accreditation visits to ensure the protection of youth and vulnerable adults from abuse. Prior to joining Praesidium, Smith worked with youth in workforce development and college readiness programs, led an HIV/AIDS Awareness and Education Initiative and advocated for youth through the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Child Development. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Westminster College in Pennsylvania and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh.

Safety Analyst

Jessica Scibona works closely with Praesidium’s social services agencies as well as other youth-serving organizations. In collaboration with the Praesidium team, Scibona trains employees and volunteers, conducts risk assessments, and performs accreditation visits to ensure the protection of youth and vulnerable adults from abuse. Prior to coming to Praesidium, Scibona worked with youth in residential treatment, victims of domestic violence at a local shelter, and in mental health and medical social work for under served populations. Scibona graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and obtained a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Safety Analyst

Laura Hardin works closely with Praesidium’s social services agencies as well as other youth-serving organizations. In collaboration with the Praesidium team, Hardin trains employees and volunteers, conducts risk assessments, and performs accreditation visits to ensure the protection of youth and vulnerable adults from abuse. As a licensed master’s level social worker, Hardin brings to Praesidium her experience of working in youth development, mental health care, child welfare, and community research. She received her bachelor’s degree in religion and sociology and her master’s in social work from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

Candace Collins

Safety Analyst

Justin Bynum works closely with Praesidium’s social services agencies and other youth-serving organizations to train, assess risks, and perform accreditation visits for youth serving organizations. Bynum works closely with the Praesidium’s youth development team to follow up with clients, manage national contracts, and focus on getting youth serving organizations set up with services. Prior to joining Praesidium, Bynum practiced law in Dallas, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Bethune-Cookman University and obtained his juris doctorate from SMU Dedman School of Law.

Safety Analyst

Ryan Frazier works closely with Praesidium’s K-12 and higher education clients to train, assess risks, and perform accreditation visits. Frazier works closely with the Praesidium’s education team to keep clients informed on legislation and licensing changes as well as provide support for services and products. Prior to joining Praesidium, Frazier worked in customs law and focused on legislation protecting human rights. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government, History, and Business and received his juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.