Mildred Muhammad

Mildred Muhammad

Mildred D Muhammad is an award-winning, recognized keynote speaker, international expert speaker for the US Dept of State, certified consultant with the Office on Victims of Crime, CNN contributor, domestic abuse survivor, advocate, author, trainer and educator traveling and speaking on a national and international platform to discuss her life of terror, abuse and heartache, all while promoting domestic violence awareness and prevention.

Cassidy DuHadway

Cassidy DuHadway

Cassidy DuHadway is the owner and CEO of Purple Sky Counseling. Cassidy is highly skilled in helping humans work through their underlying trauma beliefs, and become their true, authentic self. Trauma and Attachment Specialist and Certified EMDR Trainer, Cassidy is highly sought after for her insight, mastery and ability to help others heal.

Amberly Bateman, LCSW

Amberly Bateman

Amberly graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with her Bachelor in Sociology degree and graduated with her Master in Social Work degree from Brigham Young University. During her Master’s degree she was assigned to do an internship at the Utah County Children’s Justice Center where she has now spent the past 12 years dedicating herself to helping victims of crime. For part of her time she has helped families during time of investigation of abuse to find resources and to navigate the effects of abuse. The other part of her career has been spent as a coordinator for the Family Justice Center and a crisis therapist. She provides therapy to victims of crime and links victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to community resources. She finds joy and happiness in giving hope to others and guiding a person on their road to healing.

Tatiana B. Christensen

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Tatiana has been a staff attorney at Utah Legal Services since September 2010. Her areas of expertise include domestic law, expungements, and pro bono. She graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 2005. She holds a BFA in Acting from New York University, class of 1999. Tatiana grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and feels at home there (among other places).

Jason Fida, JD

Jason Fida

Jason B. Fida is an attorney with Utah Legal Services. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science and sociology from the University of Utah in 2010. He received a master’s degree from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business inn 2011, and he received his law degree from Seattle University School of Law in 2013. Since 2014, Jason has focused professionally on family law and legal matters related to domestic violence. Jason is licensed member of the Utah Bar Association and is a Utah Bar Association New Lawyer Mentor for newly licensed attorneys in the State of Utah. Jason is a resident of Saratoga Springs, Utah.

Camlyn Giddins

Camlyn Giddins

Camlyn’s love for people translated into studying film and media arts. Being raised in a home of arts and social work, Camlyn loves the transformation that happens through relationships, art, and learning. Camlyn is in her fourth year of teaching film, photography, race and culture, and other electives at Walden School of Liberal Arts. She simultaneously works at Encircle Provo as Community Engagement Manager where she hosts events and trainings that invite conversation and understanding. Camlyn currently lives in Orem, though she has roots from a number of places.

Carl Hollan, JD

Carl Hollan

Carl Hollan is a prosecuting attorney with the Attorney General’s Office in Utah. He worked for seven years as a prosecutor with the Utah County Attorney’s Office, where he developed a specialty in prosecuting special victim’s crimes, including domestic violence, child abuse, and sexually-based offenses.

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson has worked in the field of victim services for over 30 years in a variety of non-profit and government agencies. She is passionate about advocating for victims of crime and ensuring their voices are heard throughout the criminal justice process. Holly enjoys strengthening collaborative efforts with allied community partners to enhance services for victims. Holly currently is the coordinator of the Outreach Housing Program at The Refuge Utah which is based on a low barrier, survivor driven approach in assisting victims with safe, affordable housing. She does her best to keep up with her 6 fabulous children, their amazing partners and her 14 brilliant grandchildren.

Francesca Matern

Francesca Matern

Francesca Matern graduated from Utah State University with a BA in Sociology minoring in Criminal Justice and Human Development. She has worked in the field of victim advocacy for five years starting with the Saratoga Springs Police Department. She currently is the Mobile Advocate for the Outreach Housing Program with The Refuge Utah. In her spare time she is an avid bookworm with mysteries being her go to.

Greg Olney

Greg Olney

Greg Olney has worked in law enforcement for the past 24 years. He is an Officer with the Utah Valley University Police Department. Prior to his time at UVU, he spent 21 years with the Orem Police Department. His last five years there were spent as Detective-Sergeant, team-lead for their Special Victims Unit. Greg is presently pursuing a Bachelor of Nursing Science at UVU. He is married, and combined, he and his wife Jennifer have five children, two horses and two dogs.

Kelli Stout, LCSW

Kelli Stout

Kelli is the Treatment Coordinator at the Utah County Children’s Justice Center where she devotes her time and training to helping children and families who have experienced the trauma of sexual/physical abuse and domestic violence. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Science at UVU and a Master of Social Work degree at Brigham Young University. She is trained in Play Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Child Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Neurofeedback, Expressive Arts, and Sandtray Therapy. She provides individual therapy and oversees the child/teen/parent therapy groups, as well as personally facilitating an adult survivor group to support those who have experience childhood sexual abuse. She also partners in organizing monthly trainings (co-sponsored with NASW) for the mental health community to promote increased trauma awareness.

Christiana Wagstaff

Christiana Wagstaff

Christiana Wagstaff is a Victim Advocate with the Utah Valley University Campus Police Department. Prior to starting at UVU, she was with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office as a Victim Advocate for four and a half years. She was awarded the Utah County Sheriff’s Office Exceptional Service Award in 2018 for her knowledge, work ethic and humorous personality. She also received a Certificate of Appreciation in 2020, from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, for her support on a criminal case. She first developed a passion for advocacy, as a sexual assault advocate in 2007. Since then, she has devoted her entire career on understanding the complexity of domestic and sexual violence and crafting tangible ways to assist survivors gain their self-reliance back safely and sustainably. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology from the Evergreen State College in 2013. Christiana resides in Lehi, Utah with her husband and their two daughters. She enjoys reading, napping, and eating cookie dough.

Panel Members


Lance Bastian

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Lance Bastian is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on trial and appellate work in criminal defense, personal injury, transportation, and healthcare law. Mr. Bastian has conducted over thirty jury trials, including aggravated murder, rape, sex crimes against children, aggravated assault, DUI and various property and drug crimes. After graduating cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU, during which he served as Chair of the Trail Advocacy Team, Mr. Bastian clerked for the Honorable Fred D. Howard in the Fourth Judicial District Court. Following his clerkship, Mr. Bastian prosecuted criminal cases as a Deputy Utah County Attorney for eight years, during several of which he served as a liaison to Utah County’s Major Crimes and Sex Crimes Task Forces. Mr. Bastian’s last three years as a prosecutor were focused almost exclusively on sexual assault and domestic violence cases, ultimately supervising the Special Victims’ Unit. Mr. Bastian is a member of the A. Sherman Christensen Inn of Courts and was tapped as a statewide trainer of other prosecutors by the Utah Prosecution Council. He prides himself on an excellent reputation in Utah’s legal community. More importantly, he is known as the best dad in the world by four kids and two dogs.

D. Grant Dickenson

Grant Dickenson

D. Grant Dickenson has been with Moody Brown Law since 2008. He earned his juris doctorate at Willamette University. He was previously employed at the District Court as a clerk for Commissioner Patton. Grant was inducted into Order of the Barristers in 2010, and is the author of the Utah Family Blawg. Grant was also named Appellate Attorney of the Year for 2012 by the Parental Defense Alliance of Utah. His areas of practice include family law, child welfare and criminal defense.

Cassandra Robertson

Cassidy DuHadway

Cassandra Robertson works for the Utah County Sheriff's Office currently assigned as a Detective with the Special Victims Unit. She began her career with the Sheriff's Office in January 2011 working as a Corrections Deputy. In 2015 she was hired as a Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff's Office and was assigned to Eagle Mountain, Utah. She worked in Eagle Mountain for over 5 years as a patrol deputy and in that time, she responded to several domestic violence and domestic related incidents including assaults, aggravated assaults, intimate partner sex offenses and other domestic issues. She has watched the domestic violence investigation process evolve over the years into what is currently in place, including the addition of the Lethality Assessment and the Strangulation form. She works closely with Victim Advocates and Prosecutors from the initial report to the conclusion of the court case. In November 2021 she was assigned as a Detective to the Special Victim's Unit where she continues to work with victims of assault and sexual assault.

Jason Randall

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Jason has worked for the Utah County Sheriff’s Office for nearly 25 years. He spent 8 years as the supervisor of the Special Victim Unit and is currently the Lieutenant over the Investigations Bureau. He led the Utah Valley Special Victims Task Force in Utah County for over 8 years and is still heavily involved. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from BYU and a master’s in criminal justice degree from Weber State University. Jason is also a graduate from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. Jason is married to his better half Abby and they have two children

BreAnn Wilkes Innes

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BreAnn is the Victim Assistance Program Coordinator at the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. She has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 2012, where she started as a victim advocate. BreAnn is responsible for overseeing the other victim advocates within the program while assisting with case management. She has nearly ten years of experience working as a victim advocate providing direct services to crime victims and acting as a liaison between law enforcement, prosecution, and other allied professionals. Under her leadership, the program has expanded to include contracts for victim services with both Santaquin and Salem Police Departments. BreAnn has worked with thousands of victims to aid in their effort towards the process of recovery, through education and advocacy. She is passionate in her work and enjoys assisting victims through the criminal justice system. BreAnn has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a corrections and counseling emphasis from Boise State University.

Lily Ramires

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Lily is the Victims Services Program Coordinator with the Provo Police Department. She has been working with domestic violence victims for the last five years and finds it to be one of the most rewarding experiences of her life. Helping survivors work through their experience and raising awareness regarding domestic violence is her passion. She believes that educating our community is vital to ensure survivors are aware of resources that are available for them. She has a bachelor’s in Psychology and Minor of Criminal Justice On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and playing with makeup.