Center Leadership & Staff

Management Team

Nancy Northup, President & CEO
Karen Hanrahan, Chief Program Officer
Richard Ryan, Chief Operating Officer
Chris Iseli, Chief Communications Officer
Anne Matsui, Chief Development Officer
Bebe Anderson, Vice President, U.S. Legal Program
Erin Davies, Vice President, Human Resources & Administration
Angela Hooton, Vice President, US Policy & Advocacy Program
Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program

Center Staff

Office of the President

Karen Hanrahan, Chief Program Officer
Richard Ryan, Chief Operating Officer
Robin Willig, Chief of Staff
Marlene Halpern, Director of Pro Bono Services
Paula Avila-Guillen, Programs Specialist
Elizabeth Pfenning, Senior Programs Associate
Elise Coletta, Senior Assistant to the President
Sherlyn Abdullah, Assistant to the Chief of Staff

Communications

Chris Iseli, Chief Communications Officer
Kate Bernyk, Senior Director of Communications
Dionne Scott, Director of Communications Operations
Jill Mizell, Messaging & Public Opinion Research Manager
Carveth Martin, Senior Creative & Designer
Laura Brahm, Senior Content Producer
Jeanne McCabe, Senior Digital Producer & Project Manager
Natalia Garzon, Senior Press Officer
Gavin Broady, Press Officer for U.S. Judicial Strategy
Jennifer R. Miller, U.S. Press Officer
Jennifer Gurevich, Manager of Online Advocacy & Engagement
Kristen Thompson, Manager of Global Online Advocacy & Engagement
Chi Nguyen, Graphic Designer
Christina Crisostomo, Assistant Manager of Online Communications
Melissa Green, Communications Assistant

Development

Anne Matsui, Chief Development Officer
Jill Aragones, Senior Director, Development
Ileana Futter, Senior Director, Major Gifts
Karlyn Bennehoof, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Emily Regas, Major Gifts Officer
Emil McGloin, Senior Manager of Development Operations
Yana Domuschieva, Manager of Donor Research & Trends
Ashley McGuire, Special Events Manager
Megan Moore, Manager of Foundation Relations
Kathleen Goff, Development Operations Associate
Corina Leu, Development Associate
Jessica McCabe, Major Gifts Associate
Hannah Hurmence, Development Assistant

Finance & Administration

Erin Davies, Vice President, Human Resources & Administration
Marc Faletti, Senior Director, Information Technology
Kevin Gorman, Senior Director, Finance & Planning
Mila Stolyar, Senior Director, Accounting & Compliance
Tricia Daley, Controller
Karen Gordon, International Accountant
Simone Thompson, Staff Accountant
Heather Sumba, Senior Manager of International Operations
Meredith Mineo, Senior Manager, Talent & Organizational Development
Olivier Quessy, Senior Manager, Finance & Planning
Wanda Edwards, Human Resources Manager
Tim Dedman, IT Operations Manager
Paul Rudy, IT Systems Manager
Walter Zielkowski, Operations Manager
Luis Castillo, Office Manager
Maggie Bohlander, Finance Analyst
Stephanie Thompson, Finance Associate
Devon Hutchins, Human Resources & Administration Associate
Patrice Hall, Finance Assistant
Miguel Jimenez, Budget Assistant
Allison Escolastico, Receptionist

Global Legal Program

Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program
Melissa Upreti, Regional Director for Asia
Rebecca Brown, Director of Global Advocacy
Leah Hoctor, Regional Director for Europe
Evelyne Opondo, Regional Director for Africa
Katherine Mayall, Interim Senior Manager, GLP Projects and Operations
Sonali Regmi, Regional Manager for Asia
Catalina Martínez Coral, Regional Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
Bojana Stoparic, Manager of Global Grants
Payal Shah, Senior Legal Adviser
Onyema Afulukwe, Senior Legal Adviser for Africa
Esther Waweru, Senior Legal Adviser for Africa
Adriana Lamačková, Senior Legal Adviser for Europe
Julie Gromellon, Senior Advocacy Adviser
Katrine Thomasen, Legal Adviser for Europe
Paola Salwan Daher, Global Advocacy Adviser
Charles Abbott, Legal Adviser for Latin America & the Caribbean
Ana Maria Palacios, Legal Fellow for Latin America & the Caribbean
Sebastian Rodríguez Alarcón, Legal Fellow for Latin America & the Caribbean
Purna Shrestha, Legal Adviser for Asia
Meera Shah, Global Advocacy Adviser
Selome Argaw, Legal Adviser for Africa
Mahendra Panta, Senior Finance & Office Manager for Asia
Claudia Moya, Regional Office Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
Cristina Mocanu, Geneva Office Manager
Victoria Ojoo, Regional Office Manager for Africa
Jihan Jacob, Legal Fellow for Asia
Adrienne Atiles, Program Associate
Claudia Sandoval, Program Associate for Latin America & the Caribbean
Floriane Borel, Legal Assistant for Europe and Global Advocacy
Yara Calcaño, Legal Assistant for Africa and Latin America & the Caribbean
Rachel Park, Legal Assistant for Asia and Institutional Projects

US Policy and Advocacy Program

Angela Hooton, Vice President, US Policy & Advocacy Program
Kelly Baden, Director of State Advocacy
Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Senior Federal Policy Adviser
Aram Schvey, Senior Policy Counsel and Manager of Projects & Operations
Katrina Anderson, Senior Human Rights Counsel
Amanda Allen, Senior State Legislative Counsel
Kristine Kippins, Federal Policy Counsel
Megan Donovan, Federal Policy Counsel
Fran Linkin, Manager of Policy & Advocacy Research
Julie Bero, Manager of Advocacy Initiatives
Kyra Berasi, Federal Policy & Advocacy Fellow
Pilar Herrero, Human Rights Fellow
Lauren Paulk, State Legislative Fellow
Lauren Weiss, Program Associate
Alison Jones, Program & Administrative Coordinator
Christopher Pepe, Advocacy Assistant
Seth Weintraub, Senior Advocacy Assistant

US Legal Program

Bebe Anderson, Vice President, U.S. Legal Program
Julie Rikelman, Litigation Director
Diana Hortsch, Senior Director, Law School Initiative
Erica Smock, Director of Judicial Strategy
Janet Crepps, Senior Counsel
Stephanie Toti, Senior Counsel
Ilene Jaroslaw, Senior Staff Attorney
Autumn Katz, Senior Staff Attorney
David Brown, Staff Attorney
Zoe Levine, Staff Attorney
Genevieve Scott, Staff Attorney
Tiseme Zegeye, Staff Attorney
Amy Myrick, Staff Attorney for Judicial Strategy
Molly Duane, Legal Fellow
Carolyn Matos, Legal Fellow
Hillary Schneller, Legal Fellow
Rupali Sharma, Legal Fellow
Nicole Tuszynski, Senior Manager of the Law School Initiative (LSI)
Helen Bolton, Program Associate for U.S. Legal Program
Lindsay Keating, Program Associate for Judicial Strategy
Brian Yeh, Program Associate for Judicial Strategy
Jamie Dakin, Senior Legal Assistant
Rebecca Suldan, Legal Assistant