We love seeing all our Fighters posting their new 'Fight For Love' tanks this summer!☀ ⌦TANK: http://t.co/0WExWg2Scd http://t.co/09bGkMhQJz
@rathbun2028 Post a cool pic on Instagram and tag us in it!
Just because society has convinced itself that some things are normal, doesn't mean they are. Truth, proof, and facts are all constant.
Bill Cosby, Porn & Rape Culture Are All Connected│We weigh in on @NewYorkMag's new article ⌦http://t.co/Ts1vyic3xI http://t.co/ouGSyPChOp
We are fighting for love in a society that thinks sex is just entertainment on a computer screen. Not true and not cool. #PornKillsLove
RT @dalepartridge: The only people who are mad at you for speaking the truth are the people who are living a lie. Keep speaking the truth.
Sundays are for lovers. ❤️ #FightTheNewDrug http://t.co/6Nwxbuf8IO
Seriously, @Cosmopolitan? It is beyond uncool to promote porn and link to abuse/torture sites in it. #NotCoolCosmo http://t.co/d4Xej5zObb

About Fight the New Drug

FTND TEAM 

We’re a group of passionate and innovative problem-solvers who want to make a difference in the world. Our mission is to raise awareness on the harmful effects of pornography through creative mediums. 

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MEET THE TEAM

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CLAY OLSEN 
// CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CO-FOUNDER)

With a passion for film and an entrepreneurial heart, Clay is the vision behind Fight the New Drug. He can be found touring the country, speaking in assemblies, filming and raving about his favorite restaurant of the day. After living in Argentina, founding four businesses, and establishing a solid career path, Clay forsook all logic, quit his day job and began dedicating all of his time towards Fight the New Drug. His idealistic vision and years of hard work have made Fight the New Drug what it is today. 

LINKEDIN // TWITTER // INSTAGRAM

 

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RYAN WERNER // CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (CO-FOUNDER)

Ryan is a mountain man wannabe, connoisseur of doughnuts, proud husband, and father of two. In 2009, Ryan left his comfortable surroundings, turned his back on a steady income, and moved to Salt Lake City to further establish Fight the New Drug (which was mostly conceptual at that point). Loads of leadership experience, marketing prowess, and entrepreneurship make him a valuable asset to FTND.

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ROBBIE TRIPP // DIRECTOR OF CONTENT MARKETING

Whatever you do, DO YOU. That’s Robbie’s life motto and the reason behind the energy and enthusiasm that he brings to FTND every day. His life’s journey has taken him to lay down roots in Las Vegas, Toronto, and California, and accomplishments include visiting 49 of the 50 United States in a single summer. When ‘TrippSwag’ isn’t listening to hip hop or playing basketball, he is the voice of the organization: our main man behind everything you see on social media, the wordsmith behind our popular blog posts, and presenter for our assembly tours.

WEBSITE //  INSTAGRAM // TWITTER

 

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JORDAN GOUGH 
// ART DIRECTOR

Jordan is the artistic hand at FTND, crafting beautiful masterpieces with his mad real design skills. If he’s not thinking about design, he’s probably thinking about what kind of pizza he’ll eat next or exploring the intricacies of the Home Alone films. If there’s a dull moment in Jordan’s life, it’s filled with useless TV binge watching, living in raw denim jeans, and trying to get in as many push-ups and pull-ups as possible. #Reps. Jordan’s spirit animal is an alligator and he falls asleep at night dreaming about fonts, namely, Futura Bold.

WEBSITE // INSTAGRAM // // TWITTER

 

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NATALE MCANENEY // OFFICE MANAGER

Natale is one of those rare breeds that is as equally right brained as she is left brained. She is a thespian stage performer with an obsessive organizational mindset. Her job is to keep the blood pumping on the day-to-day at the office and make sure the FTND ship is always running smoothly. Natale majored in Performing Arts and has traveled as a choir member to England, Scotland, and Wales. In her spare time, you can find her scouring the local farmers market and hanging with baristas at local coffee shops.

 INSTAGRAM

 

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CRAIG BAKKER 
// PROGRAM DIRECTOR

If you can find it on a map, odds are that Craig has been there. As a seasoned world traveler, Craig’s passion to change the world is as strong as his desire to travel it. He is a certified snowboard instructor, avid concert goer, action sports brand guru, and is friends with so many pro skateboarders we can’t name them all. Craig also has an insane thirst for any books relating to peace theory, political views, and philosophical understandings. Basically, Craig is just a flying action sports buddhist monk.

INSTAGRAM

 

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RYAN THOMSON // INTERN

Ryan is our international flavor here at Fight the New Drug, interning at FTND Headquarters all the way from Alberta, Canada. A passionate road tripper who enjoys cramming as many people as possible into small vehicles for 30 hours, Ryan loves rock climbing and also enjoys a heavily dependent relationship with Netflix.

INSTAGRAM

 

 

JASON CARROLL PH.D. 
// DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH

Ever heard of the Economist, Wallstreet Journal, New York Times, Newsweek, LA Times, USA Today or the Tonight Show? Well, Jason has had his research published in all of those and in many other popular news sites as well. In other words, Jason Carroll is a big deal. He keeps things factual here at FTND and leads in-depth research on the effects of pornography use. Jason is a professor at Brigham Young University and is a Fellow at the Wheatly Institution. In 2014, Jason received the Berscheid-Hatfield Award which is an award given for distinguished scientific achievement.

 

 

CLAIRE EASLEY 
// WRITER & EDITOR

If there’s one thing Claire loves, it’s getting the facts. After earning her stripes as a business news reporter in Washington, D.C., and publishing three books, this writer, editor, and researcher joined FTND because she believes getting information out can change the world. When she’s not digging up research or moving misplaced punctuation marks, she’s usually rowing, getting pulled to the park by her dog, or eating entire pizzas.

 

 

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CHANTEL HARDY // PHOTOGRAPHER

Chantel is a pure bohemian spirit who possesses the incredible artistic vision that has come to define Chantel Marie Photography. Her award winning photos have been featured in art shows, graced the cover of bridal magazines, and have been featured on countless major fashion blogs. Channy is the magic behind the lens for Fight the New Drug, bringing her unique style to all our pics. She once competed on the popular TV game show Family Feud, she is married to the Australian love of her life and spends her days editing photos while listening to bad reality TV shows on Netflix.

INSTAGRAM // BLOG

 

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DARREN RAWLS 
// ANIMATOR

The man lovingly known as “Rawls” is the creative director/owner of THINKMORE Studios which provides a plethora of art from animation to illustration to motion graphics. Rawls handcrafts the animated videos for FTND and all the videos for our Fortify Program. Rawls has also worked for clients such as Discovery Channel, Sony, BBC, History Channel, Warner Bros., Scholastic, YMCA, & many others. He hails from the thriving metropolis of Toronto, Canada, and on top of running his own studio, he is also the Community Manager for a popular online art community. When he’s not drawing a masterpiece, he is hanging out with his wife, 3 kids & a legion of 10,000 robot warriors.

 

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JOHN BURROUGHS // VIDEOGRAPHER

John is a talented filmmaker and videographer from Texas. He has been around the production industry since he was a little tike, growing up helping his dad set up stage, lights, and cameras for large productions. He now owns a serious arsenal of camera gear and has a burning passion to tell stories through film that will touch people’s hearts. When he’s not blowing people’s minds with his film work for FTND, he runs his own video production company, JM Studios.

 

 

 

 


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