Kristyn Decker (Founder & President)

My name is Kristyn Decker. I the 12th child born to Owen Allred the “prophet” of the Apostolic United Brethren, while I lived polygamy and raised my 7 children. 

My mother was the first of my father’s 13 wives. She was more often than not, depressed, crying and angry. She and my father fought over his inability to be with her and her 8 children because of his ever increasing family and responsibilities. When I was 4 years old, she went to work and to nursing school to help support my father’s massive family. Unknowingly, she left me in the care of her neglectful and abusive sister wife……

Melissa Eliss (Vice-President)

My name is Melissa Ellis. I am 34 years old. My first attempt to escape from the polygamy lifestyle was at the age of 17. My family found me and forced me back home, my life was a cage. I went to school with other members and was kept track of. After school i would be taken to work surrounded by other members, then taken home surrounded by my family. I got married at the age of 18 my husband was 26 years old. I was then required moved from SLC to Huntington UT and assigned a job to work at the kingston coal mine. I wasn’t allowed a phone, we had no internet or cable tv……