Our Team

Sandy Hook Promise is led by several family members whose loved ones were lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a talented staff of seasoned professionals.

Our Board

Mark Barden

Co-founder, CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund, and Board Director

Family Member whose son, Daniel, was killed on 12.14.12

Nicole Hockley

Co-founder, CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, and Board Director

Family Member whose son, Dylan, was killed on 12.14.12

Jackie Barden

Board Director

Family Member whose son was killed on 12.14.12; Pawling School District, Educator, Pawling, NY

Dr. Colleen Barry

Board Director

Inaugural Dean, Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, Cornell University, NY

Matt Bennett​

Board Vice Chair

Third Way, Co-founder and SVP for Public Affairs, Washington, DC

Joe Cassidy​

Board Treasurer

Retired Tax Executive, General Electric Company, Norwalk, CT

Bradley Myles​

Board Secretary

Senior Advisor for Innovation, Panorama Global, Washington, DC

Michael A. Nutter​

Board Director

Michael A. Nutter Advisors, LLC; Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia

Dr. Jillian Peterson​

Board Director

Professor, Hamlin University, St. Paul, Minnesota

Bill Sherlach​

Co-founder and Board Chair

Family Member whose wife was killed on 12.14.12; Raymond James, Sr. Vice-President, Trumbull, CT

Kenny Thompson​

Board Director

Vice President, External Affairs North America, PepsiCo, Washington, DC

Peter Willner, Ed.D.​

Board Director

Founder, Integrated Executive Management, Inc., Fairfield, CT

Our Team

Christopher Aguilar
Manager, SAVE Promise Clubs
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Gabrielle Allen-Destroismaisons
Manager, SAVE Promise Club
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Michelle Anderson
Director, Technology Operations
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Dawn Andrews
Associate Director, State Project Management
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Abby Arisco
Manager, SAVE Promise Clubs
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Kunah Awah
Laravel Developer
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Brian Bailey
Associate Manager, Projects
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Terri Bennett
Associate Vice President, National Grants
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Sharmaine Brown
Manager, SAVE Promise Club
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Denicieh Caddle
Crisis Counselor
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Alexis Cancemi
Senior Crisis Center Counselor
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Gabriela Castro
Crisis Center Supervisor
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Vae Champagne
Associate Director, Programs
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Anathea Chartrand,
Associate Vice President, SS-ARS
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Dion Chavis
Manager, West Region Projects
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Joseph Churchwell
Tech Moderator
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Abigail Clauson-Wolf
Senior Manager, State Special Projects
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Judith Coffey
Senior Manager, Promise Leader Programs
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Mollie Collum
Vice President, Development
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Kendra Cordeiro
Senior Associate, Revenue & Accounting
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Dave Conrad
Chief Financial Officer, CFO
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Christine Crudo
Executive Assistant
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Jacquelyn Daniels
Associate, Accounting
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Lindsey Davekos
Senior Manager, Salesforce
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Sarah Doherty
Associate, SS-ARS Account Management
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Ryan Dougherty
Associate, SS-ARS Sustainability Project Management
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Geraldine Eady
Manager, Federal Grants
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Andre Elliott
Manager, SS-ARS Training
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Edward Elliot
Salesforce Developer
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Darlene Faster
Senior Director, Northeast Region
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Khadeed Fearon
Associate, Data Analyst
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Bob Flynn
Associate Vice President, National Programs
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Blair Freedman
Senior Director, West Region
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Alexandria Intorcio French
Associate Director, Programs
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Crystal Garrant
Chief Program Officer (CPO)
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Betsy Gell
Senior Director, Major Gifts
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Albany Gonzalez
Manager, Southeast Region Projects
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Morgan Gordon
Tech Moderator
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John Greblick
Controller
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Lori Hamula
Senior Manager, SS-ARS District Accounts
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Glen Harvey
Manager, Virtual Training
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Tracy Hauver
Associate, SS-ARS Sustainability
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Madeline Hernandez
Crisis Center Counselor
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Valeria Hinojosa
Associate Manager, Grants
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Sean Hodgson
Crisis Counselor
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Chelniece Holton
Senior Crisis Center Counselor
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Jenn Horton
Associate Director, Communications
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Jenna Ingersoll
Associate, Development
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Julie Kapadoukakis
Associate, Northeast Projects
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Neal Larkin
Director, SS-ARS Sustainability
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Myra Leuci
Director, SS-ARS State Accounts
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Christina Leventis
Senior Associate, Customer Relations
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Lindsey Liese
Vice President, People
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Mindy Lobb
Associate Manager, Operations
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Sarah Lopez
Events Director (Contract)
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Karen Louie-Joyce
Director, Digital Marketing
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John Lovrich
Director, Grants
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Adam Lucas
Vice President, Information Technology
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Dawn Lyons
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Programs
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Rachel Masi
Director, Research and Development
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Bijal Mehta
Manager, Technology Operations
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Gladys Mendez
Director, Southeast Region
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Sara Militello
Director, National Training
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Dana Montgomery
Associate Vice President – Know the Signs
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Annemarie Moran
Director, FP&A
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Donna Moxham
Manager, People
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Penny Muldoon
Senior Director, Digital
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Liz Murphy
Vice President, Federal Policy & Partnerships
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Jessica Neely
Crisis Center Manager
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Kenji Okuma
Associate Vice President, SSARS Operations
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Felix Paulino
Associate, SS-ARS Account Management
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Nalini Ramachandran
Senior Manager, National Engagement
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Beatriz A. Ramirez
Crisis Center Supervisor
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Vanessa Rivera
Associate Manager, Multimedia
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Camyl Robaina
Crisis Counselor
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Jennifer Roberts
Manager, Accounts Payable & Payroll
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Vanessa Sanchez
Senior Manager, Development
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Wendy Seiler
Senior Manager, IT
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Tara Shepherd
Senior Manager, Grants
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Bryan Sierra
Crisis Counselor
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Alexander Smith
Tech Moderator
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Annie Stephens
Director, SAVE Promise Club
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Mark Tanis
Senior Crisis Center Counselor
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Sara Te
Manager, SAVE Promise Club
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Terrell Thomas
Director, National Engagement
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Aimee Thunberg
Associate Vice President, Communications
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Samuel Tolliver
Associate, State Policy
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Jeff Tousignant
Senior Manager, Business Analyst
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Jennifer Upton
Senior Director, Grants
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Aurora Vasquez
Vice President, State Policy & Engagement
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Justin Walker
Know the Signs Trainer
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Kylie Watz
Associate Manager, Digital Marketing Operations
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Jim Wise
Director, SAVE Promise Club
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Marykay Wishneski
Senior Manager, Northeast Projects
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Carol Wolf
Senior Director, Events & Strategic Partnerships
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Carleen Wray
Associate Vice President, SAVE
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National Youth Advisory Board

Medha Kishore,
Aurora High School, Aurora, Ohio

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Noveen Bhattacharyya
Cutler Bay Senior High School, Miami, Florida
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Alisa Jones
Miami Southridge High School, Miami, Florida
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Dylan Fetterman
North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, Florida
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Joel Morales
High Point Regional High School, Sussex, New Jersey
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Jordyne Lewis
Hickory Ridge High School, Harrisburg, North Carolina
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Daelyn Edge
Midway High School, Newton Grove, North Carolina
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Brody Garvin
Fort Frye High School, Beverly, Ohio

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Jade Owens
California High School, San Ramon, California
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Aislinn Burns
Jonathan Law High School, Milford, Connecticut
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Vinita Chanpura
Elkins High School, Missouri City, Texas

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Kylie Rich
Mukwonago High School, Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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Arianna Williams
Tantasqua Regional Junior High School, Fiskdale, Massachusetts
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Where to Next?

About Us

By uniting people who value protecting children to take meaningful actions, we will stop the tragic loss of life.

Our Commitment

Sandy Hook Promise strives to ensure its work environment, programmatic work, and culture reflect the values of race, equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI).

Our Advocacy

Through our sister organization, Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund, you can help change policy to enact common sense reforms