Meet the NTEN Community

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

Grace Barry

Developmental Disabilities Institute

Over 20 years ago, Grace joined what was then the PC Revolution. After a career in which she hopped jobs every two years, she decided to focus on what is important in life and went into NPOs. Now she's passionate about both technology and her agency. How lucky can you get?

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.

Gordon Mayer

Community Media Workshop

Gordon Mayer is vice president of Community Media Workshop, a Midwest nonprofit whose mission is to diversify voices in the news 2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Boosterand public debate. Journalists rely on its newstips and sourcing services, and more than 2,000 nonprofit communicators a year access the services of the Workshop: the Getting On the Air, Online & Into Print media guide, Making Media Connections annual conference, plus scheduled, custom, and free workshops on communications. His exposure to social media began with 40 community organizers chanting "listserv now, listerv now!" in 1998. It's been mostly uphill since.

Sheldon Mains

Sheldon Mains Consulting

Sheldon Mains helps nonprofit organizations improve service to thei2008 NTENny Winnerr communities. This may be planning new technology, evaluating current technology, integrating technology into the day-to-day operations of the organiza2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Boostertion or getting the organization to think in totally new ways. Sheldon is passionate about using technology to help nonprofits tell their stories and advocate for important issues. He believes that technology change should be combined with business practice and organizational changes to have the most positive impact.

Chad Norman

Blackbaud

Chad is the Internet Marketing Manager for Blackbaud, where he wrangles corporate website content, develops social media 2009 NTENny Winnerstrategy, and manages email marketing, communities, and search engine optimization. He's the editor-in-chief of Blackbaud Blogs, where he also writes Webby Things. He hosts and produces The Baudcast, which brings together industry experts from around the sector to discuss nonprofit technology. In 2007, Chad founded Go Green Charleston, a technology-focused nonprofit helping Charleston-area residents connect, stay informed, and mobilize around the local sustainability community. When he's not mainlining the web, you'll probably find Chad playing with my kids, skateboarding, taking photos, or enjoying mother nature.