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Staff & Board

Staff
Click on a name for a bio.

Chip Giller, Founder and President

Editorial
Ben Adler, Staff Writer
Ted Alvarez, Acting Executive Editor
Eve Andrews, Fellow
Brandi Cole, Social Engagement Coordinator
Amber Cortes, Fellow
Greg Hanscom, Senior Editor
Lisa Hymas, Senior Editor
Nathanael Johnson, Food Writer
Samantha Larson, Fellow
Brentin Mock, Staff Writer/Justice Editor
Daniel Penner, Associate Video Producer
Andrew Simon, Fellowship Program Director
Darby Minow Smith, Assistant Managing Editor
Amelia Urry, Editorial Intern

Technology
Nathan Letsinger, Product Lead & Senior Developer
Ben Shewmaker, Web Developer

Design
Mignon Khargie, Design Director

Marketing
Matt Grisafi, Marketing & Audience Development Manager

Business Development
Mandy Ojendyk, Business Development Manager
Brian Troyer, Business Development Intern
For general advertising inquires, please call 206.876.3154

Development
Ashley Leasure, Interim Director of Development
Shakira Ferrell, Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager
Jennifer Mac Donald, Membership and Annual Support Manager
Patrick Schmitt, Major Gifts and Events Manager
Katharine Wroth, Sr Foundation Relations Manager

Finance/Administration
Wentina Hurtado, Director of Finance and Administration
Jeff Giza-Martin, Office Assistant
Kirby Hollingsworth, Executive Assistant
Anne Lapora, Office Manager

Board of Directors*

Chair
Rachel Morello-Frosch
University of California, Berkeley

Treasurer
John Alderman
SocialCode

Clerk
Benjamin Strauss
Climate Central

Gino Borland
Entrepreneur

Michelle DePass
The New School

Chip Giller
Grist

Kristen Grimm
Spitfire Strategies

Elise Hu
NPR

Susan L. Kaufman

Bill McKibben
Author

Eugene Mirman
Comedian and Author

Matt Mullenweg
WordPress / Automattic

Shivika Sahdev
McKinsey and Company

Wendy Schmidt
The Schmidt Family Foundation

John Vechey
PopCap

*Organizations listed for identification purposes only