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Meet the NTEN Community
The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.
Earthjustice is a non-profit law firm that performs litigation and other services in support of our planet. The company slogan says it all: "Because the earth needs a good lawyer." As IT Director, Peter leads the IT Staff and sets the strategic direction for technology initiatives in support of the mission. These include deploying a global infrastructure that will seamlessly connect the firm's eight offices, which stretch from Honolulu to Tallahassee; supporting the litigation practice, fund development efforts, and communications strategies; and, in particular, enhancing the infrastructure to support shared knowledge and improved communication across all divisions.
Rusty is the VP of Data and Technology for the American Lung Association. His background is in fundraising, including special events and online campaigns, and is now responsible for nationwide database and technology planning and implementation for his organization. For him it's not just about the pay, it's about the challenge, the joy, and fulfillment.
Michael Stein is a writer and veteran nonprofit management consultant who works at the intersection of technology, marketing, and fundraising. As a consultant, he assists clients with all aspects of Internet strategy, including fundraising, email messaging, email list growth, blogging, website content development, online video, mobile phone technology, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, and Facebook. He is the author of three books and numerous articles about the online medium. Michael has provided strategic support to numerous organizations including The William J. Clinton Foundation, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, United Nations Food Program, The James Irvine Foundation, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the ACLU of Northern California. Michael’s opinion and analysis have been featured in numerous media, including The New York Times, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, National Public Radio, and Wired News. He grew up in France and England, currently resides in Berkeley with his wife and two children, and his personal passions are European soccer, surfing, and sea kayaking. Read his blog online at http://www.michaelstein.net/.
Save the Children
Lou is the Director of Technology Partnerships at Save the Children, a large international non-profit organization, where he builds technology education and economic opportunity programs for countries in the developing world. Previously, Lou also served at the Headquarters of the American Red Cross at the landfall of Hurricane Katrina, where he created and implemented the largest coordinated private sector disaster response in history, yielding nearly $100 million worth of aid to the gulf coast. Lou founded and is also the current president of the Wilderness Technology Alliance, a non-profit organization providing character and technology skills for the underprivileged.
Harold Grinspoon Foundation
Kevin is the Technology Program Manager at the Grinspoon Institute for
Jewish Philanthropy. He leverages his management consulting background
to help nonprofit Jewish overnight camps utilize technology effectively
to reach their fundraising and outreach goals. Kevin also helps various
other nonprofits better understand the challenges and opportunities
offered by web2.0 technologies.
Kevin lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife and two young sons. He is a huge Siena College basketball fan (Go Saints!) and enjoys writing screenplays, short stories, and children's books.