Staff List

Michael Keegan, President & CEO (Bio)

Nick Ucci, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Margery F. Baker, Executive Vice President for Policy and Program (Bio)

President’s Office

Sue Edwards, Special Assistant to the President


Diane Laviolette, General Counsel

Communications & Research

Drew Courtney, Vice President for Communications and Research (Bio)
Adele Stan, Research Director and Editor of Right Wing Watch
Kyle Mantyla, Senior Fellow (Bio)
Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow (Bio)
Jared Holt, Research Associate
Bettina Ramon, Communications Manager
Derrick Crowe, Press Secretary

Online Strategy

Kristen Smith, Vice President for Constituent Engagement
Ben Betz, Director of Digital Advocacy and Marketing
Marie Lindberg, Digital Content Manager
Zach VanHouten, Digital Communications Coordinator
Tori Slatton, Digital Campaign Coordinator

Public Policy

Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel (Bio)
Jen Herrick, Senior Policy Analyst
Diallo Brooks, Senior Director of Outreach and Public Engagement (Bio)
Rio Tazewell, Manager of the Government By the People Campaign
Elliot Mincberg, Senior Fellow (Bio)
Arn Pearson, Senior Fellow (Bio)

PFAW Political

Lizet Ocampo, Political Director (Bio)
Rachele Clegg, Political Associate
Keyla Rosa, Political Associate

PFAW Foundation – Young Elected Officials Network

Svante Myrick, Director of Youth Leadership Programs (Bio)
Raquel Jones, YEO Network Program Manager
Linda Inge, Office Manager
Markus Batchelor, Communications and Program Coordinator
Taif Jany, Policy Coordinator
Josh San Miguel, Advanced Leadership Coordinator

PFAW Foundation – Young People For

Christin “CiCi” Battle, Director of Young People For (Bio)
Haley Miller, Fellowship Program Manager
Andrea Sosa, Policy and Civic Engagement Manager
Kaleab Brook, Policy and Civic Engagement Coordinator
Mysiki Valentine, Alumni Program Coordinator

African American Religious Affairs

Reverend Leslie Watson Malachi, Director (Bio)
Christian Kearney, Administrative Coordinator


Kristen Smith, Vice President for Constituent Engagement
Brittany Pfister, Senior Director of Leadership Gifts and Foundation Relations
Scott Yanish, Director of Development Operations
Amenah Gulamhusein, Grant Writer
Kristin Peña, Development Database Coordinator
Maya Ennis, Major Gifts and Events Coordinator
Aarthi Ram, Annual Giving Coordinator
Ashton Taylor, Membership Representative

Finance & Administration

David J. Perlman, Chief Financial Officer
Anne Walter, Accounting Manager
Michael Pollock, Staff Accountant
Rocky Samuel, Network Administrator
Quinton Weddington, Administrative Services Assistant