Steve Baker is a consultant on issues of abuse and neglect. Up until his retirement in 2012, he was a leader for more than 20 years at Trinity Services, Inc., serving as chairperson of the human rights committee and director of both High Tide Press and Cherry Hill Bookstore. Steve got into the human services field with a part-time college job. Since then he has worked in and managed many aspects of public and nonprofit service. For more than 30 years, he has continually worked to provide better lives for persons who have a disability or other major life challenge. You can read his regular columns and occasional book reviews in Perdido, the High Tide Press online leadership magazine. Mr. Baker lives in New Lenox, Illinois.