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The Shriver Center is led by a team of exceptionally 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 a professionals' council.

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John Bouman President

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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Elizabeth Ring Zuckerberg Chief 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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Ellen Hemley Vice 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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Venu Gupta Vice 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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Ambar Mentor-Truppa Vice 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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Staff Directory

Stephanie Altman Director, Health Care Justice
312.789.4105
Mercy Alu Advocacy Data & Technology Resources VISTA
312.263.3830
Natalie Archie Finance & Database Administrator
312.757.4486
Stephani Becker Senior Policy Specialist
312.789.4482
Alex Block Development Specialist
312.368.1168
John Bouman President
312.368.2671
Trevor Brown Digital Communications Associate
312.368.5231
Sarah Cocco Development Associate VISTA
773.295.1474
Emily Coffey Staff Attorney, Housing Justice, Goldberg Kohn Foundation/Fred Cohen Fellow
312.724.8411
Ann Courter Director, Early Childhood
312.757.5105
Jack Cramer Development Associate
312.809.8144
Ailiana Denis Training Programs VISTA
312.767.9273
Ryan Deringer Human Resources Administrator
312.368.1104
Jennifer Doeren Director of Education Equity
312.546.4467
Kayla Flanagan Development VISTA
312.809.5048
Tim Fluhr Technology Systems Manager
312.368.3308
Venu Gupta Vice President of Development
312.368.2001
Andrew Hammond Of Counsel
(312) 549-9884
Ellen Hemley Vice President of Training Programs
617.379.3466
Kevin Herrera LIN Staff Attorney
(312) 549-9877
Janerick Holmes Advocate Resources and Training Specialist
617.379.7339
Gavin Kearney Legal Impact Network Director
312.448.8266
Andrea Kovach Senior Attorney, Health Care Justice
312.368.1089
Keenya Lambert Major Gifts & Individual Giving Officer
312.368.1073
Kelsie Landers Economic Justice VISTA
312.443.8474
Dan Lesser Director, Economic Justice
312.368.2005
Kate Maley Healthcare Policy Specialist
312.690.5909
Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley Community Justice Staff Attorney
312.549.9879
Ambar Mentor-Truppa Vice President of Communications
312.809.8048
Kimberly Merchant Racial Justice Network Director
662.332.8884
Kate Miller University of Chicago Law School Postgraduate Public Interest Fellow
312.263.3830
Amanda Moore Director, Online Content and Communities
312.789.4110
Michelle Nicolet Marketing Director
312.368.2675
Valerie O'Geese Office Adminstrator
312.263.3830
Terrance O'Neil Director of Online Learning
617.379.3465
Militza Pagán Staff Attorney/Skadden Fellow
312.690.5907
Terenee Pilcher Database & Technology Support Specialist
312.368.3304
Wendy Pollack Director, Women's Law and Policy Project
312.368.3303
Quinn Rallins Community Justice/Health Care
312.971.7793
Marcus Samuel Public Relations and Marketing VISTA
312.368.2677
Hannah Shireman Legal Impact Network Coordinator
312.754.9394
Brendan Short Senior Foundation Relations Officer
312.368.1150
Harleen Singh Corporate Relations and Events Manager
312.368.1098
Ellison Snider Domestic Violence Education and Opportunity VISTA
312.368.1033
Bonnie Sohn Controller
312.724.8139
Nivedita Sriram Housing & Homelessness VISTA
312.368.1094
Margaret Stapleton Director, Community Justice
312.368.3327
Marie Claire Tran-Leung Staff Attorney, Housing Justice
312.754.9450
Kate Walz Director, Housing Justice
312.368.2679
Elizabeth Ring Zuckerberg Chief Operating Officer
312.368.1012
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