| The Rev. E. F. Michael Morgan, Ph. D.Rev. E.F. Michael Morgan, Ph. D., Board President, is an Episcopal priest having served churches near Philadelphia and Boston. For 23 years he was rector of Church of the Good Shepherd, Athens, Ohio, a university-parish on the campus of Ohio University. He opened a CRC-affiliated access center at a church in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was awarded a 2001 Merrill Fellowship at Harvard University, and received his Ph.D. is in Communication Studies from Ohio University.
|Lesa D. Britt, Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director. Mrs. Britt has served as a Guardian at Litem in the states of North Carolina and Virginia for many years and has been a longtime activist in the promotion of children rights, family and the law as it relates to the family unit. She works and continues to mentor in the field of mental health, providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Lesa is an entrepreneur and humanitarian who enjoys her role as a “big sister” to young men and women facing adversity. Lesa plans to launch a line of children books in the near future in the hopes of helping children cope with the stresses brought on by divorce. She is currently studying in the field of Law and Jurisprudence with a concentration in family law.|
|John L. Bauserman, Jr., Board Treasurer, is a practicing family law attorney with Pikrallides & Associates, LLP in northern Virginia, and a former attorney with Neighborhood Legal Services, serving low income parents. He has written several appellate court briefs for CRC members in favor of a child’s right to shared parenting.|
|John L. Bauserman, Sr. has continued to serve the Children’s Rights Council for more than twenty years, helping to co-found CRC in 1985. He has extensively reviewed joint custody literature in support of judicial and legislative processes and changes, and has nurtured his children as both a custodial and non-custodial parent. Bauserman, Sr. is retired after 40 years of exemplary service with the Federal government.|
|Mike Doherty is the chair and co-founder of the Children’s Rights Council of Illinois (the designated CRC state chapter for Illinois since June 2007). Mike’s current non-profit volunteer positions include: Board member of Project Oz in McLean County, Illinois. Project Oz is the lead social service nonprofit for serving the needs of at risk adolescents and youth in the areas of homelessness, drug abuse, career development, scholastic achievement, teen parenting, and personal development. Group facilitator for a fathers-support service organized by the Children’s Home and Aid of McLean County, Illinois. Volunteer for the Knights of Columbus, Special Needs fundraising campaign. Advisor to executive director of Fathers and Families in Transition (a nonprofit based in Chicago, serving the parenting needs of formerly-incarcerated fathers). Committee member for Illinois chapter of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.|