Donald L. Hilton Jr. MD, FAANS
Neurosurgeon and Author of "He Restoreth My Soul"
Dr. Hilton is a board-certified neurosurgeon who has practiced adult neurosurgery in San Antonio, Texas for the past 28 years. His research and publishing interests have included traumatic brain injury, minimally invasive surgery, and neural mechanisms of addiction. He has authored peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and the book "He Restoreth My Soul" on addiction and the effects of pornography on the brain.
He also serves on the board of directors of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and has served on the board for the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health. Dr. Hilton has spoken at numerous symposiums and forums on pornography as a public health issue in the United States and internationally, including a symposium in Warsaw, Poland in the Parliament building, at a Vatican conference at the Gregorian Pontifical University convened by Pope Francis in 2017, and at a Set Free Summit in Singapore in March of 2019. He has also been featured in several documentaries on pornography. He and his wife Jana have 5 children and 6 grandchildren.
Jill Geigle, M. Ed.
Director of Parent & Child Advocacy, National Center on Sexual Exploitation
Jill Farnsworth Geigle is a passionate advocate and defender of children. Her motivation to fight child sexual exploitation is her own 8 wonderful children. In 2008, Jill and her husband, founded the Arizona Family Council with a mission to protect children against pornography through education and legislation.
After receiving her M.Ed. from Columbia International University, she began developing curriculums to help parents and educators build pornography resistance in children. She travels locally, nationally, and internationally speaking with parents about child sexual exploitation. These experiences inform her as she creates parent and teacher friendly curriculums. She worked with Defend Young Minds to develop a curriculum for elementary age children called Brain Defense, which is used in homes and schools around the country. Her book, Prepare Your Child- Pornography Resistance, will be released in March of 2023.
Currently, Jill is the Director of Parent and Child Advocacy at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, working to develop the tools and support needed to prepare children to be resistant to sexual exploitation.
Founder, Live Life Bigger Foundation
Smith Alley is an 18-year-old recent high school graduate who struggled with the harmful effects of pornography and social media for five years. Deciding to change the course of his life at 14, he went through an addiction recovery program and fell in love with helping other people.
He now speaks to groups on how to establish internal filters and use technology in a balanced and intentional way to avoid negative mental health effects, achieve your goals, and live life bigger! He has founded his company, Protechtstrong and his non-profit, The Live Life Bigger Foundation, to help give parents inspiration and the resources that they need. He is a leader in promoting “real life living” and enjoying every moment.
Craig Cobia, Ph.D
Chairman and Co-Founder, Citizens For Decency
Craig Cobia is a co-founder of and volunteer for the non-profit organization Citizens for Decency (CFD) to fight against pornography. He has worked at a local credit union since 1994 and currently serves as Director of Public Relations/Member Education. He has also taught as an adjunct for BYU-Idaho University, Idaho State University, and the University of Idaho.
He has been instrumental in helping pass two bills and two resolutions in the Idaho Legislature which help protect children from pornography. Craig has spoken at national conferences sponsored by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, and has attended two congressional briefings regarding fighting the harms of pornography. He was highlighted by www.christianpost.com as one of seven notable people fighting pornography across the nation.
CFD has hosted five conferences and has been invited to be involved in national groups in Washington DC. Notably, CFD has published a well-received 22 page research article comparing the harms of pornography to tobacco use. Craig travels yearly to Boise and often to Washington DC to encourage elected officials to support family values.
Co-Founder, Fight the New Drug
Clay Olsen is a creative and passionate filmmaker, producer, marketer, public speaker, author, and social entrepreneur. Early on in his career, he co-founded two film companies, an interior design firm, and a successful creative agency. In 2010 he left those companies to co-founded Fight the New Drug (fightthenewdrug.org), a youth movement dedicated to raising awareness on the harmful effects of pornography and other forms of sexual exploitation through science, facts, and personal accounts. They've been featured on ABC Nightline, ABC News, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, NPR, CBS, CNN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Washington Post, the Dr. Drew Show, and more. Clay has personally presented at hundreds of secondary schools, universities, and event centers and spoken to hundreds of thousands around the world. He's spoken at the United Nations, the World Congress of Families, the Set Free Global Summit, the annual End Sexual Exploitation Summit, and many more.
In February of 2013, he founded and lead the development of an online addiction recovery program called Fortify, to help individuals overcome their struggle with compulsive sexual behaviors. Fortify has already impacted nearly 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries around the world.
In 2016, he was awarded the Visionary Leadership Award by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation at their annual summit in Houston TX.
Clay sits on the Board of Directors for a number of different non-profit and start-up organizations and finds a lot of fulfillment in advising entrepreneurs in their efforts to make a dent in the world.
Elder Mervyn B. Arnold
Emeritus, First Quorum of the Seventy, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Elder Mervyn B. Arnold was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 2003. He was released on October 6, 2018. He previously served as Area President of the South America South Area in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has also served as Assistant Executive Director in the Church's Temple and Missionary Departments, a member of the Boundary and Leadership Change Committee, the President of the Brazil South Area, and a counselor in the Brazil North and Brazil South Areas.
Before his call as a General Authority, Elder Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in public administration from Brigham Young University. He founded and co-owned a building and development company. Later he expanded and was a co-founder of Guardian State Bank. After he retired, he became director of training and field services in the Missionary Department of the Church, where he was working when called as a General Authority.
Elder Arnold has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Northern Mexico Mission, president of the Costa Rica San José Mission, counselor in a stake presidency, stake high councilor, bishop, and elders quorum president.
Mervyn Bennion Arnold was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 19, 1948. He married Devonna Kress Arnold in August 1971. They are the parents of six children. He is currently studying to earn his Ph.D. in Psychology in order to better help those fighting pornography.