Meet the Team
We are so glad you’re here! We have resources and guidance on how to keep your family connected in real life with a healthy digital balance. We’re fellow travelers in the digital wellbeing journey, here to inform and encourage you with the ideas and tools we’ve discovered.
Madlin encourages families to prioritize real life over online time – and most days she practices what she preaches! Madlin is a Gallup certified StrengthsFinder Coach and Digital Wellbeing Coach. She is an activist for the Unplugged Family movement that she co-founded to replace digital distraction with family connection.
April Wilson Smith
April Wilson Smith graduated from Yale with a degree in history, focusing on church history. She holds a Master of Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University, where the focus of her research is helping people deal with addiction, whether it's to substances, behaviors, or devices.
Cherie is a pure Texan who was born in Amarillo and moved to Austin in 1991. She’s been married to Jon for over 32 years and they are the proud parents of three ambitious, globe-trotting daughters aged 29, 27, and 17. As a lover of people and a natural connector, she desires to inspire others to live life with tenacity.
Scott Frank, a father of six children and a retired "Internet Crimes Against Children Investigator" founded the Digital Empowerment Project in 2017. Scott currently travels the country speaking to parents, students and educators. Scott brings a unique perspective to his presentations having posed online as a teen for several thousand hours. His presentations are engaging, age-appropriate and relevant.
Stephanie is first and foremost, daughter of the King. Secondly, she is wife to a bearded hero and mother of four extroverted blessings. When she isn't loving on one of her blessings she can be found running her digital marketing agency, Social Sparrow or geeking out about the latest technology.
Keith Dorscht is a registered psychotherapist and an ordained minister who has pioneered brain-based heart level change for thousands of relationships. Keith married Nancy 23 years ago in Toronto, Canada and they now live in Colorado Springs with their six children ages 10-22.
Keith’s professional focus is on helping couples and families reach their relational goals and ‘connect’ at new levels to experience joyful, satisfying, meaningful relationships.