Leadership & Staff

Coalition Leadership

CATE leadership is made up of executive leaders from our Collaborative Partnership organizations. Collaborative Partner organizations are organizations that have made anti trafficking interventions an organizational priority, strictly adhere to shared values, share responsibility and resources, and are considered equal partners in the leaderhship of CATE.

Currently, CATE is hosted and administratively supported by Healing Action, a Collaborative Partner Organization.

Rich Binning, MA

Rich BinningRich is from East Alton, Illinois and currently resides in St. Charles, Missouri. Rich has a B.S in Historical Studies and Political Science from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a B.A in Theological Studies from Central Bible College (Evangel University), and a M.A in Historical Studies.

Rich has been active in the anti-trafficking movement since 2009. He worked with the International Justice Mission on anti-trafficking legislation and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Advocacy and Mobilization in the state of Missouri. He also traveled with the organization to their field offices in Guatemala and the Dominican Republic. 

Currently, he is a member of the Human Trafficking Collaborative Network at Washington University and works on the Missouri Attorney General’s Office Human Trafficking Research Collaboration. Rich is currently serving as the CATE Manager. “

Hannah Chandler, BS


Hannah is one of Healing Action’s AmeriCorps VISTA members. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Studies with a Concentration in Community Health from East Carolina University. She grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and moved to St. Louis, MO in May of 2018 to begin her work at Healing Action.

Become a Member

Memberships are offered in two main categories plus a Community Network and Ally Network designation and enjoy common privileges or opportunities, including leadership, professional development, resources and discounts.
Professional Development

Build your teams skills and knowledge year around to continually meet the changing needs of human trafficking victims.

Practical Resources

Empower your staff with access to content and tools to solve their problems and excel in the many jobs they do.


Connect your team with other professionals facing the same challenges. They can make valuable connections with other providers and community members across the state.

Education and training to membership, service providers and community members to ensure Evidence Based Practice on understanding, preventing and responding to human trafficking in Missouri.
Conferences, workshops and regional meetings to facilitate a collaborative movement among community members and service providers in Missouri.
Recommended information and resources about human trafficking nationally and statewide.