Our Staff


Senior Leadership

Elise Westhoff

Elise Westhoff President and CEO, Board Member

Jessica Browning

Jessica Browning Vice President of Conferences and Events

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

Brandon Millett

Brandon Millett Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Amanda Rossie

Amanda Rossie Vice President of Operations and Finance


Christina Bussie

Christina Bussie Office Manager

Alexandra Carlier

Alexandra Carlier Creative Services Manager

Jodi Davis

Jodi Davis Development Assistant

Annie Dwyer

Annie Dwyer Director of Communications

Joanne Florino

Joanne Florino Adam Meyerson Distinguished Fellow in Philanthropic Excellence

Daniel Fuenzalida

Daniel Fuenzalida Programs Intern

Catherine Harris

Catherine Harris Assistant Director of Individual Giving

Howard Husock

Howard Husock Senior Executive Fellow

Molly Kincaid

Molly Kincaid Director of Marketing

Ryan Lacey

Ryan Lacey Development Assistant

Suzi Marchena

Suzi Marchena Director of Finance and Human Resources

Antonino Marchese

Antonino Marchese Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Elizabeth McGuigan

Elizabeth McGuigan Director of Policy

Eric Peterman

Eric Peterman Research and Data Manager

Micah Sagebiel

Micah Sagebiel Senior Director of Programs

Megan Schmidt

Megan Schmidt Director of Government Affairs

Tareea Smith

Tareea Smith Marketing Manager

Kara Subach

Kara Subach Digital Marketing Coordinator

Caitlin Summers

Caitlin Summers Director of Conferences and Events

Sandra Swirski

Sandra Swirski Co-founder, Urban Swirski Associates

Amanda Tindall

Amanda Tindall Project and Research Coordinator

Jeanie Truslow

Jeanie Truslow Executive Assistant, Senior Leadership Team

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