Staff & Consultants

The NCWIT staff, based in Boulder, Colorado, provides the backbone for our national operations. In-house administrative, communications, outreach, and social science positions work with dedicated consultants providing legal, research, and evaluative guidance.

Profiles

Gretchen Achenbach

Research Scientist
University of Virginia
Catherine Ashcraft

Catherine Ashcraft

Senior Research Scientist
NCWIT
Lecia Barker

Lecia Barker

Senior Research Scientist
University of Texas at Austin
Adriane Bradberry

Adriane Bradberry

Communications Director
NCWIT

Julia Carlson

Office Manager
NCWIT

Edie Cheng

Aspirations Regional Affiliate Manager (RAM)
Consultant
Kay Cioffi

Kay Cioffi

President and Founder
Sequitor Partners, LLC
Joanne Cohoon

Joanne M. Cohoon

Senior Research Scientist
University of Virginia
Wendy DuBow

Wendy DuBow

Director of Evaluation, Senior Research Scientist
NCWIT
Katie Ertz

Katie Ertz

CFO, Senior Operations Director
NCWIT

Tim Faiella

Social Science Program Manager
NCWIT

Dori Farah

AGA Manager, Workforce Alliance Stewardship Coordinator
Consultant
Ruthe Farmer

Ruthe Farmer

Chief Strategy & Growth Officer | Director, K-12 Alliance
NCWIT
Malia Fredrickson

Malia Fredrickson

AiC Community & Collegiate Award Program Manager
NCWIT

Andrea Guendelman

Latina Initiative Advisor
Consultant
Marissa Hofferber

Marissa Hofferber

Educator Award Program Manager, Operations Liaison
NCWIT
Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones

Accounting Technician
NCWIT
Kim Kalahar

Kim Kalahar

Academic Alliance Program Manager
NCWIT

Cierra Kelley

Graphic Design Consultant
Jane Krauss

Jane Krauss

Curriculum Consultant
Michele Leonard

Michele Leonard

Event Producer
NCWIT
Elizabeth Litzler

Elizabeth Litzler

Director
University of Washington Center for Workforce Development

Ammi Ludwick

Aspirations in Computing Program Manager
NCWIT
Jennifer Manning

Jennifer Manning

AspireIT Program Manager
NCWIT

Beth McElroy

Editorial Consultant
Consultant

Brad McLain

Research Scientist
NCWIT
Laura Medina

Laura Medina

Chief Legal Counsel
Cooley Godward LLP
Terry Morreale

Terry Morreale

CTO, Associate Director
NCWIT
Beth Quinn

Beth Quinn

Director of Extension Services Program
NCWIT
Bridget Quinn

Bridget Quinn

Aspirations Regional Affiliate Manager (RAM)
Consultant
Jill Reckie Photo

Jill Reckie

Director of Pacesetters Program
NCWIT
Jenny Roberts

Jenny Roberts

Legal Counsel
McKenna, Long, & Aldridge, LLP
Trish Rogers

Trish Rogers

Chief Legal Counsel
Moye White

Casey Sanders

Sit With Me Campaign Assistant
Consultant

Brian Serafini

External Evaluation Research Assistant
University of Washington Center for Workforce Development
Emmy Soyka

Emmy Soyka

Extension Services Program Manager
NCWIT
Paula Stern

Paula Stern

Policy and Media Consultant
The Stern Group, Inc.
Lyn Swackhamer

Dr. Lyn Swackhamer

Research Associate, Evaluator
NCWIT
Leisa Thompson

Leisa Thompson

Director of Research & Consulting, Extension Services
University of Virginia

Aaron Vimont

Technical Project Manager, Webmaster
NCWIT
Lauren Von Roenn

Lauren Von Roenn

Outreach Coordinator
NCWIT

Stephanie Weber, MS STEM

Curriculum Consultant
Ridgeline Consulting
Tim Weston Photo

Tim Weston, PhD

Evaluation and Research Consultant
University of Colorado - Boulder
Zhen Wu

Zhen Wu

Research Associate
NCWIT

Kathy Zettl-Schaffer

Aspirations Regional Affiliate Manager (RAM)
Consultant
Lucy Sanders

Lucy Sanders

CEO and Co-founder of NCWIT
NCWIT