Meet Our Team

Angie Bayless as the local coordinator for the CEASE Network in the Phoenix metro area. In addition, she serves as a communications consultant for the Arizona State University Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention and Research. As part of this role, she has authored several training manuals on sex trafficking uniquely designed for special audiences, including mental health providers, healthcare providers, Child Protective Services workers, school professionals, adult probation officers, and one specifically designed for teens. Angie began her career in public policy working as a policy analyst on border issues and immigration reform for the governor of Arizona and the Arizona Mexico Commission. During this time, she authored an important white paper: “Labor Shortages and Immigration: Arizona’s Three Pronged Strategy.” She has also worked for schools in fundraising and advancement and served as the Executive Director of a small scholarship non-profit. She began her work to end sexual exploitation and abuse by serving as a fellow for Training and Resources United to Stop Trafficking. Her fellowship year was spent heavily in research, production of training materials, “friend-raising,” and collaboration between stakeholders working on this topic in Arizona. She received her undergraduate degree in English and Spanish from Georgetown University.