Office of the Executive Director

Steve Hawkins, Executive Director

Natasha Olinger, Chief of Staff

Mandi Neff, Operations Manager

State Campaigns

Matthew Schweich, Deputy Director

Jared Moffat, Campaigns Coordinator

Federal Policies

Don Murphy, Director of Federal Policies

State Policies

Karen O’Keefe, Director of State Policies

Chris Lindsey, Senior Legislative Counsel

Matt Simon, New England Political Director and Legislative Analyst

Olivia Naugle, Legislative Coordinator


VS Strategies, Communications Consulting


Kate Bell, General Counsel


Nell Garver, Database Manager

Alex Langer, Membership Services Manager

Kate Zawidzki, Web Content Manager

Violet Cavendish, Social Media and Communications Coordinator

Sarah Holyhead, Major Gifts Consultant

Information Technology

Garret Overstreet, Web Developer

Mac Support, IT Consulting

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