Meet the NTEN Community

The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.

Kivi Leroux Miller

NonprofitMarketingGuide.com

Kivi Leroux Miller founded NonprofitMarketingGuide.com and EcoScribe Communications to help nonprofit staff who find communications and marketing on 2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Boostertheir to-do lists, even when they have little experience or budget to pull it off. Staff at more than 1,500 nonprofits have participated in her down-to-earth, real-world webinars. She's a top blogger on Nonprofit Communications and is writing a nonprofit marketing how-to guide (Spring 2010, Jossey-Bass).

Kivi is a geek at heart with addictions to office supplies and kitchen gadgets. She is on a quest for perfect recipes for Christmas cookies, breakfast scones, and vegetarian soups. After many years in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington DC, Kivi now lives in rural North Carolina with her husband, two young daughters, and countless backyard wildlife.

Michaela Hackner

Forum One Communications

Michaela Hackner is a Senior Project Officer at Forum One Communications, where she leads strategy and web development projects for foundations, government, and non profit organizations. In her former life she was a web developer for the private sector,2009 NTENny Winner with a stint in humanitarian aid analysis, and overseas working for a women’s micro-finance program in Cambodia and Kenya.

Shifting to a focus in international development related work in 2005, Michaela recognized the need for technology expertise within non-profit organizations - both in terms of marketing and communications purposes, and for the delivery of services to constituents/beneficiaries. Taking advantage of her varied background, Michaela seeks to make the internet and technology accessible for all non profits and their audiences as well as exploiting it for the good of humanity.

In her spare time Michaela enjoys traveling, long-distance running, photography, and hanging out with her wild doggy, Atlas.

Rusty Burwell

American Lung Association

2008 NTENny WinnerRusty 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.

Paul Lamb

Man on a Mission Consulting

Paul is currently the Principal of Man on a Mission Consulting, a management2008 NTENny Winner consulting firm dedicated to leveraging technology for the social good. Paul was named the University of California, San Diego Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2005 and honored with the California Governor’s Technology & Innovation Award in 2002, both for his work in technology targeting underserved communities. Paul is a founder and former Executive Director of Street Tech, an award-winning program providing computer training and job placement for low-income and underserved youth in San Francisco’s East Bay. He has developed several other successful nonprofit programs and community collaboratives in the areas of youth, workforce development, and technology. He is also a frequent radio commentator and OpEd contributor on technology and social issues in a variety of publications.

Jocelyn Harmon

Triplex Interactive

Jocelyn is Director of Business Development for Triplex Interactive, an infoGroup 2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN BoosterCompany.  Triplex Interactive provides nonprofits with the data they need to power their email marketing and social media programs. Before joining Triplex Interactive, Jocelyn was Director of Sales and Marketing for NPower Greater DC Region, a nonprofit which provides technology consulting and IT support to hundreds of charitable organizations each year.

Jocelyn is also keeper of the blog Marketing for Nonprofits and writes a bi-monthly column for Fundraising Success. She's passionate about helping nonprofits succeed online so that they can change the world.