Our Staff


Senior Leadership

Elise Westhoff

Elise Westhoff President and CEO, Board Member

Jessica Browning

Jessica Browning Vice President of Conferences and Events

Annie Dwyer

Annie Dwyer Interim Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Debi Ghate

Debi Ghate Vice President of Strategy and Programs

Christie Herrera

Christie Herrera Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs

Windle Jarvis

Windle Jarvis Vice President of Development

Jenny Kim

Jenny Kim Vice President of Operations and General Counsel


Christina Bussie

Christina Bussie Office Manager

Alexandra Carlier

Alexandra Carlier Multimedia Production Manager

Jodi Davis

Jodi Davis Development Assistant

Joanne Florino

Joanne Florino Adam Meyerson Distinguished Fellow in Philanthropic Excellence

Daniel Fuenzalida

Daniel Fuenzalida Programs Assistant

Erica Haines

Erica Haines Program Director

Catherine Harris

Catherine Harris Assistant Director of Individual Giving

Jillian Johnson

Jillian Johnson Director of Talent Management

Molly Kincaid

Molly Kincaid Director of Marketing

Ryan Lacey

Ryan Lacey Development Assistant

Esther Larson

Esther Larson Program Director

Jenny Lauderdale

Jenny Lauderdale Executive Manager and Project Liaison

Suzi Marchena

Suzi Marchena Director of Finance and Operations

Elizabeth McGuigan

Elizabeth McGuigan Director of Policy

Anna Olson

Anna Olson Communications Manager

Eric Peterman

Eric Peterman Research and Data Manager

Julie Press

Julie Press Events Coordinator

Jessy Riddick

Jessy Riddick Executive Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team

Micah Sagebiel

Micah Sagebiel Senior Director of Programs

Megan Schmidt

Megan Schmidt Director of Government Affairs

Clarice Smith

Clarice Smith Program Director

Kara Subach

Kara Subach Digital Marketing Coordinator

Caitlin Summers

Caitlin Summers Director of Conferences and Events

Amanda Tindall

Amanda Tindall Strategy Project Manager

Daniel Turner

Daniel Turner Program Associate

Rachel Verdejo

Rachel Verdejo Director of Foundation Relations

Victoria Watson

Victoria Watson Assistant Director of Development

Molly Wicker

Molly Wicker Foundation Relations Associate