The Shriver Center is led by a team of highly skilled, nationally recognized attorneys and professionals. Our advocates provide highly valued frontline information and ideas to policymakers and other national advocates, while collaborating with and supporting attorneys and others working at the state and local levels. Our work is led and supported by a governing board, leadership council, and an professionals' council.

Senior Management

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John BoumanPresident

John Bouman has been president of the Shriver Center since 2007, having been the leader of its advocacy program since 1996.

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Jennifer Riley-CollinsVice President of Advocacy

Jennifer Riley-Collins, Vice President of Advocacy, leads and shapes the Shriver Center’s policy agenda to advance justice and opportunity for people living in poverty.

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Elizabeth Ring ZuckerbergChief Operating Officer

Elizabeth Ring Zuckerberg is responsible for overseeing the human resources, marketing, information technology, financial management, and other operations of the Shriver Center.

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Ambar Mentor-TruppaVice President of Communications

Ambar Mentor-Truppa, Vice President of Communications, provides strategic direction and oversight to the Shriver Center's public relations, brand management, and marketing activities.

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Venu GuptaVice President of Development

Venu Gupta, Vice President of Development, provides strategic direction and oversight to the Shriver Center's fundraising and outreach efforts, including individual and major giving, corporate and foundation relations, and events.

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Ellen HemleyVice President of Training Programs

Ellen Hemley brings over 30 years of experience in the equal justice community to her role as Vice President of Training Programs.

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For a full staff listing see our Staff Directory.