Ash Shepherd

Education Director

Pronouns: he/him


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, and program development. Prior to joining the NTEN staff he was an active member of the NTEN Community, serving as a co-organizer of Portland’s Nonprofit Tech Club, completing a three-year term on the NTEN: Change Journal’s Editorial Committee, facilitating various lab events, volunteering and presenting at the NTC.

Ash earned a B.S. from the University of Montana in Resource Management and a Masters in Environment and Development from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. He is a well respected public speaker and has developed numerous nonprofit resources.

Outside of work Ash enjoys exploring the outdoors with his family and searching for the “perfect piece of pie”.

Staff Listing

Andrea Post

Conference Director

Ash Shepherd

Education Director

Daniel Fellini

Web Development Manager

Drew Pizzolato

Digital Inclusion Campaign Manager

Eileigh Doineau

Development Manager

Erin Adams

Digital Marketing Manager

James Sigala

Education Program Manager

Jeremy Garcia

Community Coordinator

Karl Hedstrom

IT Director

Lauren Gall

Administrative Assistant

Leana Mayzlina

Senior Digital Inclusion Campaign Manager

Lyndal Cairns

Membership & Engagement Director

Pattie Carlin

Finance & Operations Director

Sonya Min

Graphic Designer

Tristan Penn

Community Engagement Manager