Free from Harm is a 501©(3) non profit charitable organization promoting farmed animal rescue, education and advocacy and registered in the state of Illinois. We are a hard-working group of professionals with diverse backgrounds coming together around a common cause.
Board of Directors
Robert Grillo, President and Director
Robert has 20 years of experience in the field of branding, design and communications. He is Free from Harm’s founder and director since 2009. He also acts as editor of the website and contributes regular articles.
Shuba Iyer, Secretary
Shuba has over 10 years of experience managing global projects for top IT companies and holds a Masters in Information Technology.
Subramanian Iyer, Treasurer
Subu is a banking and financial risk management professional with an MBA in Finance and MIS from Michigan State University.
Pamela Ziemann, Advisory Board member
Certified chef and instructor, owner of Elemental Cuisine. Pamela is an international speaker on health, wellness and ethics and food.
Staff and Contributors
Ashley Capps, Associate Editor, Staff Writer
Ashley Capps is a writer and editor for Free from Harm and A Well-Fed World, and the director of several campaigns, including Milk Hurts, Mothers Against Dairy, and Humane Facts. She received an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her first book of poems is Mistaking the Sea for Green Fields. Learn more at her website.