Our Staff

Learn more about our dedicated staff

Andrea Durbin

Executive Director
Make a difference with your life. Do your best and sleep well at night.

Anessa Lewis

Special Projects Manager
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” -Dr. Seuss

Angela Crowley-Koch

Legislative Director
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.” Jane Addams

Bao Bao

Top dog
More treats, please

Chris Hagerbaumer

Deputy Director
Raised by wolves, work like a dog

Colin Price

Director of Market Innovation
It’s said that crisis precipitates change. Let’s not wait. Change can happen now

Devon Downeysmith

Climate Communications & Outreach Manager
If you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien

Jana Gastellum

Program Director, Climate
Is it me, or is it getting hot in here?

Jen Coleman

Health Outreach Director
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human." -Amiri Baraka

Jessica Alsberg

Communications Director
Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.” -Hunter S. Thompson

JR Ralston

Financial Manager
Go Ducks!

Karen Lewotsky

Special Projects Manager, Sustainable Agriculture
There’s no place like home.

Karen Roberti

Office & Events Manager
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you." -Aldous Huxley

Kevin Kasowski

Director of Foundations and Corporate Relations
Gratitude is the source of all happiness

Michelle McGrath

Grassroots Engagement & Membership Director
If there is one thing marine biologists are good for, it’s tattoo advice

Samantha Murray

Program Director, Water
Nature doesn’t need to be maintained; it only needs a little breathing room.” - François Sarano

Simon Tam

Marketing Director
The words we choose can build communities, reunite loved ones, and inspire others. They can be a catalyst for change.

Teke Dillender

Director of Individual Giving
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." -Confucius

Wendy Buchanan

Membership and Database Associate
Enjoy Every Sandwich" - Warren Zevon