MEET THE TEAM

"Our goal is simple: change the world, if slowly, by providing the infrastructure and support to youth to become kind leaders and bring lasting change to their communities."
- Ian Sandler, Co-Founder

Our Staff

Christina Alvarez

Communications Intern

Amber Greene

Assistant

Naya Houchen

Program Coordinator

Laura Kikuchi

Director of Operations

Dr. Christine O'Connell

Executive Director

Cheyenne Rosado

Program Manager

Lauren Shenkman

Director of Partnerships and Programs

Christina Alvarez

Communications Intern

Amber Greene

Assistant

Naya Houchen

Program Coordinator

Laura Kikuchi

Director of Operations

Dr. Christine O'Connell

Executive Director

Cheyenne Rosado

Program Manager

Lauren Shenkman

Director of Partnerships and Programs

Our Board of Directors

Ian Sandler

Co-Founder and Board Chair

Mackenzie Sandler

Co-Founder

Amy Bersh

Director & Secretary

Paul Burke

Director

Scott Eisenberg

Director

Eric Frank

Director

Jordan Freundlich

Director

Laura Rebell Gross

Director + Chair of DEI Committee

Noah Heller

Director

John Horner

Director + Chair of Governance Committee

Oseloka Idigbe

Director + Chair of Programming Committee

Mindy Jacobs

Director

Lauren Hyman Kaplan

Director

Terry Kaplan

Director & Chief Creative Offier

David Kerstein

Director

Katie Leonberger

Director

Lindsey K. Levine, Ph.D.

Director + Chair of Development Committee

Yolanda Marshall

Director

Brian Potash

Director, Treasurer + Chair of Finance Committee

Ian Sandler

Co-Founder and Board Chair

Mackenzie Sandler

Co-Founder

Amy Bersh

Director & Secretary

Paul Burke

Director

Scott Eisenberg

Director

Eric Frank

Director

Jordan Freundlich

Director

Laura Rebell Gross

Director + Chair of DEI Committee

Noah Heller

Director

John Horner

Director + Chair of Governance Committee

Oseloka Idigbe

Director + Chair of Programming Committee

Mindy Jacobs

Director

Lauren Hyman Kaplan

Director

Terry Kaplan

Director & Chief Creative Offier

David Kerstein

Director

Katie Leonberger

Director

Lindsey K. Levine, Ph.D.

Director + Chair of Development Committee

Yolanda Marshall

Director

Brian Potash

Director, Treasurer + Chair of Finance Committee