Staff

NTEN is run by a team of smart, passionate, and quirky individuals who are committed to using technology for social change. Learn more about us, and get connected!

Find out what it’s like to work at NTEN, and view any available job openings.

Contact a Team

  • To reach our education team with questions about courses, our Nonprofit Tech Professional Certificate, or other educational programs: training@nten.org
  • To reach our membership and engagement team with questions about membership, community groups, Tech Clubs, or other ways to participate in the NTEN community: membership@nten.org
  • To reach our editorial team with questions about contributing an article, sharing content, or any content on the NTEN website: editor@nten.org

Read our mission, values and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Amy Sample Ward

Chief Executive Officer

Driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change, Amy is NTEN’s CEO and former membership director. Her prior experience in direct ( more... )


Andrea Post

Conference Director

Andrea plans gatherings. She thrives on creating the spaces for activists, advocates, and changemakers to connect. She started her career as an organizer on political campaigns, did her obligatory time as ( more... )


Ash Shepherd

Chief Program Officer

Ash has been in love with the nonprofit sector for over two decades, where he has worked in the areas of conservation, environmental education, social work, technology consulting, project management, ( more... )


Charlie Fanning

Data Associate

Charlie is interested in technology and the ways that it can be used to better our communities and surrounding systems, and how to resist its rampant misuse as a tool ( more... )


Daniel Fellini

Web Development Manager

Dan comes to NTEN with a long history of nonprofit technology work, starting in public broadcasting, and most recently in several roles, including vice president of media, at the global ( more... )


Drew Pizzolato

Senior Education Manager

A passionate advocate for digital inclusion, Drew joined the NTEN team in 2016, bringing his deep experience in the sector to the NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellowship. Prior to joining our ( more... )


Eileigh Doineau

Senior Development Manager

Arriving at NTEN has been a happy bend in the road for Eileigh, who comes from a background in environmental design and English literature. After a year in AmeriCorps teaching ( more... )


Jeremy Garcia

Program Manager

Jeremy thrives working with community-based organizations. His experience includes client services, outreach, and communications and marketing efforts in the nonprofit sector. Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of ( more... )


Jude Parker Koski

Membership Director

Jude has dedicated his career to serving marginalized communities through work in the nonprofit sector since 1996. He has helped youth experiencing homelessness access education, advocated for LGBTQIA+ youth and ( more... )


Karl Hedstrom

IT Director

Karl believes strongly in the power of technology to make our world a better place. While serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger (’04-’06), he experienced first hand many ( more... )


Lauren Gall

Administrative Assistant

Lauren joined the NTEN team as their administrative assistant in January 2014. She is co-owner of VaVa Virtual Assistants, currently residing in Atlanta, GA. With over 7 years of administrative ( more... )


Leana Mayzlina

Senior Program Manager

Leana is passionate about embracing technology to achieve transformative social change.  She believes that solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges can be found in grassroots communities from Chile ( more... )


Pattie Carlin

Finance & Operations Director

Pattie has over fourteen years of experience in nonprofit administration as well as formal and independent studies on issues of leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion. She has spent most of ( more... )


Sonya Min

Graphic Designer

Sonya Min loves telling stories by combining copy and graphics. She fights for white space and is most proud when she can bring a touch of humor to concepts and ( more... )


Thomas Negron

Communications Director

Thomas spent a decade in the advertising industry before joining the nonprofit sector in 2009. Social media had started gaining traction in organizations and Thomas was interested in how nonprofits ( more... )


Tristan Penn

Community Engagement & Equity Manager

Tristan is originally from Central Kansas and went to college at KU in Lawrence, Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!). He moved to Portland in 2014 and he loves it so far! ( more... )