Meet the NTEN Community

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

Justin Perkins

Care2

Justin Perkins, a social entrepreneur, accidental techie, new media marketing2008 NTENny Winner expert and former State water resources administrator for a major watershed in Colorado, joined Care2 in January 2006. Justin develops partnerships with nonprofits and customizes strategic campaigns for them to reach Care2's audience of 8.7 million members, or leverage Care2's audience to reach other networks. He also develops new tools to help nonprofits with marketing and fundraising.

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.

Scarlett Swerdlow

Illinois Arts Alliance

Scarlett is the Advocacy and Communications Director at the Illinois Arts Alliance. Scarlett's portfolio includes grassroots organizing, brand management, and Web initiatives.  She's especially interested in the potential of social media to build and strengthen nonprofit brands.  When AFK, Scarlett enjoys reading mysteries, drinking tea, and boxing.