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Mission + Vision

The iKeepSafe mission is to provide a safe digital landscape for children, schools, and families by supporting the protection of student privacy, while advancing learning in a digital culture. To support this mission, we provide data privacy certifications to technology companies, educational resources to schools, and information to the community.

About iKeepSafe

About iKeepSafe

The Internet Keep Safe Coalition© (iKeepSafe) certifies digital products as compliant with state and federal requirements for handling protected personal information. We help organizations achieve and maintain compliance through product assessments, monthly monitoring, annual training, and assistance with remediation.

Governors, First Spouses, and State Attorneys General from throughout the United States joined with law enforcement agencies, and child safety advocates in the formation of the Internet Keep Safe Coalition© (iKeepSafe) a national effort promoting the safe and healthy use of technology. iKeepSafe was founded by Jacalyn S. Leavitt, former First Lady of Utah, in 2005. Over the past decade, iKeepSafe has evolved into a leading organization trusted internationally by families, educators, and industry. Visit our resources page for parent and educator content.

Leadership Team

  • Amber Lindsay

    Amber Lindsay

    President & CEO

    Amber Lindsay

    President & CEO

    Amber has an extensive portfolio of strategic work with corporate partners, schools, and organizations to develop nationwide initiatives, launch national prevention programs, and design best practices for youth protection and privacy. With a strong background in organizational leadership, strategic planning and youth protection, her gift is the ability to bring together various stakeholders to successfully work toward a common goal.

    Prior to working at iKeepSafe, Amber served as the Manager of Marketing and Outreach for the NetSmartz Workshop, a program for The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and at The Constitution Project. Amber holds a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.

  • Felicia Rateliff

    Felicia Rateliff

    Director of Operations & Programs

    Felicia Rateliff

    Director of Operations & Programs

    Felicia Rateliff wears many hats at iKeepSafe: developing curriculum and trainings, organizing events, creating content, and managing all programs. She has extensive experience in marketing for education and education technology organizations. She is passionate about promoting digital citizenship, internet safety, and cybersecurity in education. She is also a proponent of developing trainings and resources for educators, leaders, and students that promote a healthy, safe and diversity inclusive organizational culture.

    Prior to entering the marketing and non-profit fields, Felicia taught a career and technical education graphic arts program for 8 years. She trained new Missouri CTE educators, helped to write statewide curriculum, and served as a SkillsUSA National Judge.

    Felicia holds an MBA in Marketing, an MSM in Organizational Leadership and Change, and Missouri Secondary and Post-secondary Teaching Certification in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration. She is also a Yoga Alliance YTT200 certified yoga instructor, restorative exercise, and natural human movement consultant.

     

  • Emily Ensign

    Emily Ensign

    Director of Content Development

    Emily Ensign

    Director of Content Development

    Emily Ensign first joined iKeepSafe’s team in 2008. Before that time she oversaw the public relation efforts of Project Reach Out— the single largest donating charity to orphanages in Ukraine. She is dedicated to improving the lives of children across the globe. At iKeepSafe, she focuses on development, creating new online content, overseeing the Healthy Content Choices initiative, and managing the social media platforms. She graduated magna cum laude with her M.A in English from Brigham Young University.

  • Diana Pentecost

    Diana Pentecost

    Privacy Consultant

    Diana Pentecost

    Privacy Consultant

    Diana is seasoned privacy, safety and product policy professional with 20+ years of experience in developing and implementing effective internal and external policies and programs that can successfully support an evolving and growing business. As an attorney and Certified International Privacy Professional (CIPP/US/E) she has a proven track record in COPPA, FERPA and similar global regulatory implementations across a variety of websites, products and apps.

  • Don Paul Colcolough

    Don Paul Colcolough

    Security Consultant

    Don Paul Colcolough

    Security Consultant

    Don Paul Colcolough is an internationally recognized authority and subject matter expert
    within the cybercrime investigations, cyber-security and prevention measures arena, as
    well as a digital evidence professional. He has testified in over 300 criminal trials for
    state, federal, U.S. military and international governments.
    Mr. Colcolough serves as an instructor and consultant for the National Criminal Justice
    Training Center, the National White Collar Crime Center and has faculty affiliations and
    instructional experience with: The U.S. Air Force, The U.S. Naval Justice School, The
    U.S. Army, International Association of Forensic Sciences, National District Attorneys
    Association, National Advocacy Center, National Child Advocacy Center, Internet
    Crimes Against Children, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, National
    Center for Forensic Sciences, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law
    Enforcement Training Center, National Institute of Justice, The FBI Academy, and
    INTERPOL. He was formerly the Director of Cyber Security and the Director of
    Investigations, Compliance and Law Enforcement Affairs at AOL for two decades.
    He has been awarded and recognized by many notable U.S. government and non-
    government organizations for his distinguished service to the law enforcement
    community and for serving the public interest. He has engaged countless law
    enforcement agents, officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors within the U.S.,
    United Kingdom, France, Australia, Germany, Canada, China, Latin America, South
    America, and entities such as Interpol, Europol, the United Nations, and the G8.

  • Anna Memmo

    Anna Memmo

    Privacy Consultant

    Anna Memmo

    Privacy Consultant

    Anna Memmo is a Compliance and IT Professional with over 20 years of experience servicing Public and Private Sector companies.  She is a compliance advisor and subject matter expert specializing in FERPA, COPPA and multi-jurisdictional regulations relating to Student’s and Children’s online privacy with an emphasis on building a digital safe place for our kids.

    In her consulting role with the large consulting practices such as IBM, HP and Deloitte Consulting, Anna has over 20 years of experience in IT Compliance, Data Governance, Change Management, Business Process Re engineering and International Enterprise-wide Policy Implementations including oversight of various corporate reporting regulations for large international and medium size companies.  Her extensive background in compliance began after obtaining a degree in Accounting and Finance with a CPA license in the state of Virginia.   Anna also has a CIPP Certification from the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals).

    She enjoys assisting startup companies with their initial product development roll-outs in order to determine a safe digital environment as well as preparing an adequately balanced and holistic approach within the FERPA and COPPA landscape.  This solutioning collaborative effort includes the highly prolific providers of Educational Technology as well as Child directed websites and applications.

  • Maria Cindea

    Maria Cindea

    Financial Officer

    Maria Cindea

    Financial Officer

    Ms. Cindea has been the accountant for iKeepSafe since 2011. She has over 18 years of accounting and financial reporting experience for large and medium sized public companies. She has worked in management and staff positions throughout her career having managed all aspects of accounting operations including SEC and financial reporting, general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, credit and collections, and payroll functions.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors serves on a voluntary basis to provide key oversight and governance with the aim of advancing the effectiveness and impact of our organization and to ensure we fulfill our mission with excellence and integrity.

  • Jacalyn Leavitt


    iKeepSafe Founder
  • Mike Leavitt


    Chair of iKeepSafe
  • Megan Maas


    Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, Michigan State University
  • Elizabeth Calder


    Associate Consultant, The Bridgespan Group

Partners We've Worked With

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