Building the next generation of leaders for marriage, family, and sexual integrity

Our Team

 

CAITLIN LA RUFFA
Executive Director

Caitlin La Ruffa serves as Executive Director of the Love and Fidelity Network, where she runs the Network’s development efforts, operations, and programs, including LFN’s conferences and seminars, and oversees campus outreach. Prior to joining LFN, Caitlin worked at Bain & Company in New York. She began her career in the International Programs division of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Caitlin is a frequent speaker, commentator and writer on marriage and sexual integrity. She has been published in The Public DiscourseMercatornetAltCatholicah, and Verily Magazine. She has also been featured in The New York TimesNational Review Online, the Christian Broadcast Network, the National Catholic Register, and WORLD Magazine.

Caitlin graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a B.A. in Politics.

BRITTANY CRIPPEN
Director of Outreach and Communications

Brittany Crippen is a graduate of Cairn University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, summa cum laude. While in school she served as editor for the student newspaper and was active in student government, where she developed skills in content marketing and campaigning. Always interested in supporting the ideals of marriage and family, Brittany wrote her senior thesis on contraception and sexual ethics. Her study included research of the history, evolution, and consequent social effects of the use of contraception over the last century.

Prior to joining the Love and Fidelity Network, Brittany completed a fellowship at the John Jay Institute where she studied natural law, political theory, philosophy, and sexual ethics. She is excited to invest in a career that enables her to promote the institution of marriage, the special role of the family, and the integrity of sexuality.

ANDREW DEBTER
Development and Programs Officer

Andrew Debter is a graduate of The King’s College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, Cum Laude. As an undergraduate he served in a variety of leadership roles in the House of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, including President, Helmsman, Chamberlain, and Scholar. He wrote his senior thesis analyzing Reno v. ACLU, a landmark Supreme Court case concerning internet pornography, detailing the harms of such material towards children as well as the history of obscenity jurisprudence.

Prior to joining Love and Fidelity Network, Andrew worked as a paralegal for a corporate litigation law firm in Manhattan. He is excited to promote the institution of marriage and the values that help a marriage culture flourish.

CASSANDRA HOUGH
Founder and Senior Advisor

Cassandra L. Hough is a graduate of Princeton University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in Religion and East Asian Studies.

She is a founder of Princeton’s student group, the Anscombe Society, which has received national attention for supporting the institutions of marriage, the role of the family, and chastity on Princeton’s campus. In 2007, Cassy was named a winner of the William E. Simon Fellowship of Noble Purpose, as well as a recipient of the Spirit of Princeton Award. After graduation, Cassy founded the Love and Fidelity Network to meet the needs of college students looking for resources and support to start initiatives similar to the Anscombe Society on their own college campuses.

Cassy is a former contributor to the blog ModestlyYours. She and her work have been featured by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Glenn Beck Program, Bill Bennett’s Morning in America, and other publications and shows. Cassy lives with her family in Princeton.

The Love and Fidelity Network is the principal program of the Collegiate Cultural Foundation