Meet the Team
Stephanie is an advocate for young people's access to the full range of reproductive healthcare that they may need, including abortion care, prenatal care and birth care that respects their dignity and decision-making ability. She is a judicial bypass attorney, and serves on the board of the Birth Rights Bar Association.
Ms. Sietstra is an expert in advancing new reproductive health and justice projects, and a Principal of Cambridge Reproductive Health Consultants. She lends her technical and fundraising expertise to the text line.
Pamela Merritt, Executive Director of Medical Students for Choice
Meg Boyko, Executive Director of Teen Pregnancy & Prevention Partnership
Graci D'Amore, Program & Operations Coordinator, Jane's Due Process
Stephanie Kraft Sheley, JD, MHA
Founder & Project Director
Dr. Kathryn LaRoche, PhD
Dr. LaRoche is an experienced health services researcher. She works with the text line to develop protocols for testing, feedback and evaluation.
Cari Sietstra, JD
Technical & Development Advisor
Prof. Michelle Oberman, JD
Legal Research Advisor
Prof. Oberman is an internationally-recognized legal scholar on the legal and ethical issues surrounding adolescent pregnancy and parenthood. She advises the project on developing legal resources for young people.