Center Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors
Executive Team
Nancy Northup , President & CEO
Michelle Dees , Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
Anne Matsui , Chief Development Officer
Vivian Siu , Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Lourdes Rivera , Senior Vice President
Anthony Musyoka , Chief Human Resources Officer
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 , Manager, Special Projects
Christina Lynch , Program Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Marielle Carter , Administrative Assistant

Human Resources

Anthony Musyoka , Chief Human Resources Officer
Iris McQuillan-Grace , Manager, Talent Acquisition


Vivian Siu , Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Sandy Keenan , Deputy Director, Communications
Geraldine Henrich-Koenis , Director, Media Relations
John Mims , Senior Multimedia Producer
Gavin Broady , Senior Writer
Kelly Krause , U.S. Press Officer
Rodrigo Sandoval Araujo , Communications Coordinator, LAC
Katari Sporrong , Graphic Designer
Elizabeth Horwitz , Digital Assistant


Anne Matsui , Chief Development Officer
Jill Berger , Senior Director, Development
Darlene Larsen , Senior Director, Major Gifts
Jill Russell , Senior Director, Government Partnerships
Megan Moore , Director, Foundations
Andrew Thompson , Director, Resource Development
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
Dayspring Cabaniss , 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 Asher , Development Writer
Adrienne Atiles , Manager, Institutional Giving, Global
Fatima Saeed , Manager, Global Development Partnerships
Jessica McCabe , Manager, Individual Giving
Casey Bauer , Major Gifts Coordinator
Sarah Ogden , Development Operations Coordinator
Elizabeth Lucy , Department Coordinator
Genevieve Oliver , Foundations Coordinator
Emma Artley , Senior Government Funding Associate
Livia Donicova , Foundations Associate
Jillian Neill , Events Associate
Ashley Lopez Olijnyk , Development Operations Associate

Finance & Administration

Laura A. Perozo , Senior Director, Finance & Administration
Daina Thomas , Controller
Paul Rudy , Senior Manager, IT
Philip Briggs , Senior Manager, Global Office Operations
Tim Dedman , IT Operations Manager
Ritika Kaushal , Accounting Manager, International
Eliana Isufi , Accounting Manager
Luis Castillo , Office Manager
Gerson Zayas , Accounting Associate
Allison Escolastico , Operations Assistant

Pro Bono

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

US Programs

Lourdes Rivera , Senior Vice President
Lauren Elfant , Deputy Director

Judicial Strategy

Diana Kasdan , Director
Amy Myrick , Senior Staff Attorney
Scott Ruskay-Kidd , Senior Staff Attorney
Joel Dodge , Staff Attorney
Elyssa Spitzer , Fellow
Claire Shennan , Program Associate

Lawyers Network

Aracely Muñoz , Director
Rodney Russell , Office Coordinator
Hannah Tennies , Assistant

US Human Rights

Risa Kaufman , Director
Pilar Herrero , Senior Staff Attorney
Karla Torres , Assisted Reproduction Policy Counsel
Breana Lipscomb , Manager, U.S. Maternal Health
Alizeh Bhojani , Assisted Reproduction Policy Fellow
Carolina van der Mensbrugghe , Human Rights Fellow
Doménica Merino , Legal Assistant
Jasmine Santana , Human Rights Assistant

US Policy and Advocacy

Susan Inman , Chief Counsel, Federal Policy and Advocacy
Elisabeth Smith , Chief Counsel, State Policy & Advocacy
Katherine Gillespie , Senior Federal Policy Counsel
Sara Outterson , Senior Federal Legislative Counsel
Jennifer Jacoby Altscher , Federal Policy Counsel
Nimra J. Chowdhry , State Legislative Counsel
Agata Pelka , State Legislative Counsel
Freya Riedlin , Federal Policy Counsel
Liz Wagner , Federal Policy Counsel
Ashley Gray , State Advocacy Adviser
Louisa Thanhauser , Manager, State Advocacy Initiatives
Nkasi Akpaka , State Legislative Fellow
Vandana Ranjan , Senior Program Associate
Hannah Wheelwright , Senior Program and Policy Associate
Jesalyn Ortiz , Senior Assistant, State Policy and Advocacy