Our Team

Staff, Board of Directors, Legal Fellows, and Supporters

The economy is people powered!

Meet the team that is working to create innovative and cooperative solutions to our destructive economic systems. Check out our staff, board of directors, legal fellows, and supporters below! 

Staff

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Janelle Orsi

Executive Director & Co-Founder

Neil Thapar

Food & Farm Program Director

Cameron Rhudy

Staff Attorney

Yassi Eskandari

Attorney & Policy Director

Ricardo Samir Nuñez

Director of Economic Democracy

Chris Tittle

Director of Organizational Resilience

Sara Stephens

Housing & Cooperatives Attorney

Subin DeVar

Community Renewable Energy Program

Elizabeth Burnett

Staff Attorney

Gregory Jackson

Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Tia Taruc-Myers

Director of Legal Education

Charlotte Tsui

Staff Attorney

Sue Bennett

Director of Operations & Miscellaneous Stuff

Jay Cumberland

Legal Research & Policy Specialist

Saki Bailey

Scholar-in-Residence

Adam Stocker

Transportation Consultant

 

Board of Directors

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Yassi Eskandari

Board President

Sushil Jacob

Secretary

Eunice Kwon

Treasurer

Farzana Serang

At-Large

Adrien Salazar

At-Large 

 

Advisory Board Members

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Gregory Jackson

Stacey Sullivan

Gopal Dayaneni

Jenny Kassan

Linda Sheehan

John Farrell

Michael Shuman

David Bollier

Hank Herrera

 

 

Legal Fellows

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Justin Edge

Loira Acosta-Báez

Ricardo Díaz-Soto 

Elliot H. Bridgewater

Josephine Foo

Patricia Feghali

Kelsey Jae Nunez

Elizabeth Carter

Lydia Edwards

Sam Gray

Chris Cohen

Ann Marie Rubin

Peggy Wolf

John Carroll

Hasmik Geghamyan

Kate Redman

Sara Stephens 

Cameron Rhudy

Elizabeth Burnett 

Sarah Kaplan

Jill Jacobs

Jenny Loda 

Will Pasley

Neil Thapar

 

 

Our Supporters

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