Conrado Ferreira dos Santos

he/him/his

Director, Movement Building Programs

At the office:

  • Runs our movement building programming, supporting leaders and organizations in building power for radical change
  • Builds partnerships with groups interested in building capacity for their leaders and members

I love:

  • Sci-fi, fantasy, video games, and all things nerd
  • Cooking with my wonderful wife Chrystel

Terican Gross

she/her/hers

Special Assistant to Executive Director

At the office:

  • Manage scheduling, logistics and strategic support for the Executive Director
  • Curate and lead collaborative spaces for executive team and staff; support and liaison with Board of Directors

I love:

  • Being on the land, and documenting the stories of Black farmers and healing traditions throughout the Diaspora.
  • Rainy days.

Venita Griffin

she/her/hers

Director, Communications & Digital Strategy

At the office:

  • Creates content online and offline that helps reframe what power looks like and who holds it
  • Uplifts the powerful voices of organizers working on the ground in communities across the country

I love:

  • Overindulging in pro football
  • Justifying shoe purchases

Jamarr Brown

he/him/his

Director, Electoral Programs

At the office:

  • Run programs that train candidates on how to win with campaigns that utilize new and innovative strategies and tactics
  • Grow the leadership of those who are working in the electoral space to change the face of politics

I love:

  • Galivanting – about the world or my hometown
  • Dishing with friends

Jay Bulbulian Wells

they/them/theirs

Finance Manager

At the office:

  • Manage financial operations and processes
  • Encourage good financial practices to support our organizers, strategists, and technologists to have the greatest impact in their work

 I love:

  • To run/bike for transportation, lift weights, kayak, and rock climb
  • Reading giant piles of non-fiction books with my two senior cats

Carin Schiewe

she/her/they/them

Principal, Democracy

At the office:

  • Inspire frontline organizers fighting for democracy and fair courts to uncover their potential as strategists and campaigners
  • Build and nurture community space by convening leaders at the state and national level around democracy issues 

I love:

  • Being in a kayak, surrounded by trees, communing with my dog
  • Making art and casting horoscopes for newly arrived progressives

Louis Haut-Prokop

he/him/his

Operations & HR Manager

At the office:

  • Manage day-to-day organizational effectiveness operations
  • Staff engagement strategist

I love:

  • Traveling the Twin Cities bike trails
  • Studying and performing improv comedy

Toria C. Boldware

she/her/hers

Program Operations Manager

At the office:

  • Get the team where they need to be, when they need to be there
  • Organize logistics and leading space planning for our trainers, partner organizations, and attendees to deliver a top-notch experience

I love:

  • Queen Bey and everything Harry Potter!
  • Traveling; I’m that friend who always says “yes” if you ask me to go somewhere!

Zhenqi Ong

she/her/hers

Design & Communications Manager

At the office:

  • Brings re:power alive through graphic design and creative applications of our brand
  • Provides creative direction for the organization and ensures brand consistency across programs

I love:

  • Volunteering with a local pet shelter to help get cats adopted
  • Hand-building ceramics as well as kickboxing (they say I do a mean roundhouse kick!)

Sarah Allsbrooks

she/her/hers

Leadership Giving Manager

At the office:

  • Pushing against donor practices that perpetuate the habits of white supremacy and guide our major donors in understanding this work.
  • Amplifying the incredible work of re:power with donors who live across the country

I love:

  • Searching for ways to be near the water – lakes, rivers, ponds, oceans 
  • The hunt to find the best handmade pappardelle noodle and homemade bolognese sauce

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