Philip Kaso is a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer and registered citizen living in West Virginia. He has an impactful story and believes that; “stories are the art of our lives.” For the past decade, Philip has been actively involved in civil rights and sexual offense law reform. He is a lifetime member of the national civil rights organization National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL), a 2016 NARSOL Pearl award recipient, the NARSOL Treasurer, Director of Corporate Investment, and a member of the NARSOL Finance Committee. Additionally, he is a co-creator/mentor for the NARSOL Fearless Project, dedicated to creating dynamic, autonomous, registered citizen-specific support groups nationwide. Philip was the creator and inaugural chair of the NARSOL Nominating Committee, which annually recruits interviews and recommends a slate of qualified board candidates participating in a member-wide yearly election to fill open and vacant board positions. Philip also serves on NARSOL’s foundation, Vivante Espero, as vice president on the board and chair of the Vivante Espero Investment Committee. He holds an Associate of Science in Finance from Hawaii Pacific University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is currently an MBA candidate at Liberty University.
In addition to his national civil rights efforts on behalf of NARSOL and Vivante Espero, Philip is the West Virginians for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (WVRSOL) executive director. WVRSOL was established in 2020 as an unincorporated, non-profit association and affiliate of the National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws (NARSOL). WVRSOL advocates for registered citizens in West Virginia to make the 2020s the decade known for criminal justice reform, rational sexual offense laws, and restorative justice.