Center Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors
Executive Team
Nancy Northup , President & CEO
Michelle Dees , Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
Anne Matsui , Chief Development Officer
Anthony Musyoka , Chief Human Resources Officer
Enid Muthoni Ndiga , Senior Vice President
Lourdes Rivera , Senior Vice President
Vivian Siu , Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Andy Sommer , General Counsel
Robin Willig , Chief of Staff
Center Staff

Office of the President

Robin Willig , Chief of Staff
Sarah Thomas , Executive Assistant to the President/Administrative Manager
Nicole Hamilton , Senior Board Relations Associate

Strategy and Operations

Michelle Dees , Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
Fiona Barr , Senior Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Amelia Holstrom , Senior Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
June Tsang , Senior Manager, Organizational Program Manager
Christina Lynch , Program Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Laura A. Perozo , Senior Director, Finance & Administration
Paul Rudy , Senior Manager, IT
Tim Dedman , IT Operations Manager
Ritika Kaushal , Accounting Manager, International
Eliana Isufi , Accounting Manager
Luis Castillo , Office Manager
Allison Escolastico , Operations Assistant
Deophister Uffer , Controller
Alan Ring , Senior Director of Grants and Compliance
Komlan Lonergan , Director of IT
Maureen Napolitano , Assistant Controller
Renee Boyer , Senior IT Project Manager
Meghan Allshouse , Accounts Payable
Pius Amoh , Accountant
Fatima Arana , Accountant
Raj Jhaveri , Financial Analyst
Andrei Opritoiu , Grants Manager
Alexander Savvides , Data Integration Developer
Dletna Teklai , Department Coordinator, Office of Strategy & Operations
Tia Williams , Senior Manager, Finance & Administration

Human Resources

Anthony Musyoka , Chief Human Resources Officer
Iris McQuillan-Grace , Senior Manager, Talent
Megha Patel , HR Generalist
Zoe Coyle , Department Coordinator
Chelsea Osterweil , Senior Talent Associate
Matthew Lipson , Talent Associate


Vivian Siu , Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Sandy Keenan , Deputy Director, Communications
Geraldine Henrich-Koenis , Director of Communications for Global Legal Programs
Megan Diamondstein , Digital Director
John Mims , Senior Multimedia Producer
Kelly Krause , U.S. Press Officer
Nora Franco , Junior Press Officer
Liza Darwin , Senior Digital Content Strategist
Virginia Sobol , Senior Writer/Editor
Heather Price , Department Coordinator, Communications & Marketing
Lundon Wilson , Program Manager, Marketing & Communications


Anne Matsui , Chief Development Officer
Jill Berger , Senior Director, Development
Darlene Larsen , Senior Director, Major Gifts
Jill Russell , Senior Director, Government Partnerships
Noelle Williams , Associate Director of Foundations
Karlyn Bennehoof , Senior Major Gifts Officer
Elizabeth Coffey , West Coast Senior Major Gifts Officer
Ileana Futter , Senior Major Gifts Officer
Laura Solomon , Senior Major Gifts Officer
Megan Moore , Senior Donor Engagement Strategist
Dayspring Cabaniss , Major Gifts Officer
William Gehling , Major Gifts Officer
Yana Domuschieva , Senior Manager, Donor Research & Trends
Gwendolyn Franklin , Senior Events Manager, Development
Emil McGloin , Senior Manager, Development Operations
Karin Nilsson , Senior Manager, Government Partnerships
Norma Fritz , Development Writer
Jessica McCabe , Manager, Individual Giving
Casey Bauer , Senior Major Gifts Coordinator
Elizabeth Lucy , Senior Department Coordinator
Sarah Ogden , Senior Development Operations Coordinator
Genevieve Oliver , Senior Foundations Coordinator
Livia Donicova , Senior Foundations Associate
Ashley Lopez Olijnyk , Senior Development Operations Associate
Jillian Neill , Senior Events Associate
Samantha Stalder , Donor Research Associate

Pro Bono

Marlene Halpern , Senior Director of Pro Bono Services
Katie Niejadlik , Senior Manager, Pro Bono Services
Lindsay Keating , Manager, Pro Bono Services
Emma Letcher , Associate, Pro Bono Services

US Programs

Lourdes Rivera , Senior Vice President
Lauren Elfant , Deputy Director
Aquiles Damiron-Alcantara , Program Manager, U.S. Programs

Judicial Strategy

Diana Kasdan , Director
Amy Myrick , Senior Staff Attorney
Scott Ruskay-Kidd , Senior Staff Attorney
Joel Dodge , Staff Attorney
Claire Shennan , Program Associate
Monique Baumont , Research & Policy Analyst

Lawyers Network

Aracely Muñoz , Director
Diamond Brown , Counsel
Rodney Russell , Office Coordinator
Hannah Tennies , Senior Program Associate

US Human Rights

Risa Kaufman , Director
Pilar Herrero , Senior Staff Attorney
Karla Torres , Senior Human Rights Counsel
Breana Lipscomb , Senior Manager, Maternal Health & Human Rights Initiative
Carolina van der Mensbrugghe , Human Rights Fellow
Doménica Merino , Senior Associate, USLP
Jasmine Santana , Senior Associate

US Policy and Advocacy

Susan Inman , Director, Federal Policy and Advocacy
Katherine Gillespie , Senior Federal Policy Counsel
Sara Outterson , Senior Federal Legislative Counsel
Jennie Jacoby , Federal Policy Counsel
Liz Wagner , Federal Policy Counsel
Freya Riedlin , Federal Policy Counsel
Jackie Blank , Federal Legislative Strategist and Act for Women Campaign Manager
Vandana Ranjan , Senior Federal Policy and Advocacy Analyst
Hannah Wheelwright , Federal Policy & Advocacy Strategist
Tessa Ruff , Federal Policy and Advocacy Associate
Elisabeth Smith , Chief Counsel, State Policy & Advocacy
Agata Pelka , Senior State Legislative Counsel
Ashley Gray , Senior Advisor, State Advocacy and Strategic Partnerships
Louisa Thanhauser , Manager, State Advocacy Initiatives
Nimra J. Chowdhry , State Legislative Counsel
Fajer Saeed Ebrahim , State Legislative Counsel
Jesalyn Ortiz , Senior State Policy and Advocacy Associate