Leadership

Karundi Williams

she/her/hers

Executive Director

At the office:

  • Leads a national team of strategists, organizers, and technologists towards re:power’s bold mission of building transformative political power with and for communities of color, at all levels in our government and power structures
  • Manages the organization’s people, systems, and processes towards the goal of building political power to create social change for our people

I love:

  • My beautiful daughter Zoya
  • Hiking, photography, and a good meal with family and friends

Adriana Barboza

she/her/hers

Vice President, Program Strategy & Partnerships

At the office:

  • Oversee our program work ensuring that what we do has impact where we want, with the people we want  
  • Facilitate coalitions and tables to develop long term strategic plans for organizations

I love:

  • Every opportunity to buy a cheap flight to random places of the world
  • My dog Pikete who is cute, fashionable, cuddly and overall adorable!

Kavita Khandekar Chopra

she/her/hers

Vice President, Development

At the office:

  • Lead our Development Team in building a responsive, inclusive, and engaged network of donors and funders
  • Ensure responsible financial management of our dollars and acquire funding for our organization aligned with our values

I love:

  • Yoga, cooking dinner, watching Bravo — Rinse. Repeat.
  • Being a mom to one human and two dogs

Deepa Kunapuli

she/her/hers

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

At the office:

  • Strategically stewards the brand for the organization, ensuring that our mission of building power with and in communities of color lives in our messaging and programming
  • Manage a team of digital-first, data-driven strategists and creatives to tell the story of what it means to build transformative political power through inclusive politics

I love:

  • Staying fit — whether that’s at the gym or in a dance class
  • The magic that happens when women of color come together to scheme and organize for beautiful trouble

Jennifer Pae

she/her/hers

Vice President, Trainings & Leadership Development

At the office:

  • Manage our programs in elections & governance, movement building, and supporting elected officials aligned with our values
  • Lead through a lens of inclusive politics in our public and partnership trainings, facilitation, coaching, curriculum development, and supporting our trainers.

I love:

  • The water! That means my partner, our dog Cabo, and I thoroughly enjoy the beach or a pool.
  • Eating great food family style

Staff

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

Yterenickia “YT” Bell

she/her/hers

Project Director, Progressive Governance Academy

At the office:

  • Manage a centralized, multi-organizational commitment to training elected officials on progressive governance models and best practices
  • Run trainings, programs, and create curriculum for elected officials working at the local level

I love:

  • Exploring state parks around Georgia 
  • Working in radio editing and producing

Toria C. Boldware

she/her/hers

Operations Coordinator

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!

Jane Booth-Tobin

she/her/hers

Director, Digital Organizing & Trainer Development

At the office:

  • Invest in the next generation of tech practitioners through consistent development and mentorship
  • Partner with organizations, campaigns, and coalitions to strategically integrate technology into their work

I love:

  • Walking around in the woods with my dog, Didion
  • Cooking and eating delicious food

Najaah Daniels

she/her/hers

Principal, Public & Political Leadership

At the office:

  • Lead through a framework of inclusive politics that makes space and creates structure for the liberation, longevity, and leadership of Black, Brown, and Indigenous folks: specifically woman of color and nonbinary folks.
  • Spearhead candidate, campaign managers, and campaign operative trainings on running authentic, strategic, and values-based electoral campaigns for radical change.

I love:

  • Being the life of the party!
  • Throwing down in the kitchen, on the dance floor, and in competitive sports.

Kaissa Malayika Denis

she/her/hers

Principal, Movement Building

At the office:

  • Serve as a thought partner to state and national partners in visioning and developing their organizing and issue campaigns 
  • Manage and deliver our organizing curriculum

I love:

  • Traveling the world on error deals
  • Launching a supper club this year for BIPOC womyn/femme folk

Arianna Genis

she/her/hers

Deputy Communications Director, Digital Engagement

At the office:

  • Runs a digital program dedicated to lifting up the stories of the work we do with our partners to build power with communities and achieve justice 
  • Writes content that unearths the legacy of leadership of people of color, particularly women of color, who’ve been on the frontlines of social change

I love:

  • Running or supporting local electoral campaigns of bold women of color
  • Highlighting the genius and magic of Latinas on my podcast LatinaTheory

Danyale Green

she/her/they/them

Executive Assistant and Operations Manager

At the office:

  • Manage vendor relationships (i.e. Information Technology, Insurance, Landlord)
  • Manages specific HR systems & processes

I love:

  • Social activism including strategically leveraging relationships & resources in pursuit of political victories and/or community healing
  • Being a critically involved daughter, big sister, and first-time aunt

Terryn Hall

she/her/hers

Sponsorship and Foundations Manager

At the office:

  • Write and manage grants the grants that fund our work
  • Connect with sponsors and partners to support our public trainings

I love:

  • Dance and sunshine
  • My dog named Jodeci. Real ones know!

Jen Haut-Prokop

she/her/hers

Senior Operations Manager

At the office:

  • Manages seamless community care logistics to ensure all trainings and meetings run smoothly
  • Coordinates internal systems to keep day-to-day operations work efficient, productive, and supportive for teams

I love:

  • Visiting the local library at least once a week
  • Seeking out and cooking tasty vegetarian recipes

Louis Haut-Prokop

he/him/his

Grassroots Giving Manager

At the office:

  • Manage our fundraising data and grassroots donations
  • Collaborate on internal systems and processes around fundraising and compliance

I love:

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

Zhenqi Ong

she/her/hers

Graphic and Web Designer

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!)

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

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

Board

Carmen Berkley

Board Chair

Sara Totonchi

Vice Chair

Leah Bordreaux

Treasurer

Rudy Lopez

Secretary

Sarah Audelo

Board Member

Dave Montez

Board Member

April Sims

Board Member

Toni Carter

Board Member

Trainers

Sasha Ahuja

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Emma Akpan

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Lee Anderson

he/him/his

Digital Organizing

Jamarr Brown

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Brooke Butler

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Digital Organizing

Carl Camacho

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing, Campaigns & Candidates

Vero Castro

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Victoria Cepeida-Mojarro

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Jenn Cervella

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Anoa Changa

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Digital Organizing

Elie Farhat

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Martín Diego Garcia

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Jamecia Gray

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing, Data & Analytics

Prentiss Haney

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Kara Hollingsworth

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Ekundayo Igeleke

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Enchanta Jackson

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing

Naomi Long

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Karen Lopez

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Nia Martin-Robinson

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Juanita Monsalve

she/her/they/them

Digital Organizing

Sade Moonsammy

she/her/hers

Grassroots Organizing

Harold Moore

he/him/his

Data & Analytics

Calvin Orr

he/him/his

Grassroots Organizing

Kemi Oso

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Raymond Partolan

he/him/his

Campaigns & Candidates

Amber J. Phillips

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing

Adrian Reyna

he/him/his

Digital Organizing

Rebecca Ruechel

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics

Norma Ryan

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Fresco Steez

she/her/hers

Digital Organizing, Data & Analytics, Grassroots Organizing

Rebecca Thompson

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

Nicole Thomas

she/her/hers

Data & Analytics, Grassroots Organizing

Britney Whaley

she/her/hers

Campaigns & Candidates

We believe in a future of inclusive politics where decisions about our communities are made by our communities at all levels.

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