Beth Messick, advisor to the Jasmine Road Board, is employed by Triune Mercy Center as their Restoration Advocate where she works in/with local jails and the criminal justice system to advocate for female victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. A lifelong resident of Greenville County, Beth has dedicated her career to her passion of bringing hope and healing to forgotten and underserved populations, particularly survivors of sexual exploitation. Beth received her B.A. in psychology from Furman University and since graduation hasworked with pregnant teenagers in middle schools, founded a Christian counseling ministry that works in partnership with local churches to offer counseling services to sexually abused women, and as the Wellness Director of the Caine Halter YMCA. In 2015 Beth founded Emerson’s Rest, a non-profit that provides case-management services and resources to female victims of sexual exploitation. Beth enjoys running and cycling, spending time with her wonderful husband, and is the proud mom of three adult children.