Meet the NCRP team


Aaron Dorfman

President and CEO

Aaron Dorfman is president and CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), a research… Read More

Adrian Glover

Evaluation Manager

NCRP’s Evaluation Manager Adrian Glover collaborates with staff to develop NCRP’s strategic learning and evaluation systems… Read More

Ben Barge

Field Director

As Field Director, Ben strengthens NCRP’s relationships with U.S. social movements and philanthropic organizations to move… Read More

Boyer Bazelais

Human Resources Manager

NCRP’s Human Resource Manager Boyer Bazelais (pronounced “Boz-lez”) Jr is a native of Port Au Prince, Haiti and… Read More

Brandi Collins-Calhoun

Movement Engagement Manager

Brandi Collins-Calhoun is a writer, educator and reproductive justice activist. Brandi attended the North Carolina Agricultural… Read More

Burhan Razi

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Burhan Razi has more than a decade of experience in non-profit management and operations. He oversees… Read More

Cynthia Kazaroff

Fundraising Manager

Cynthia Kazaroff serves as NCRP’s Senior Fundraising Associate, where she supports fundraising operations and helps manage… Read More

Caroline O’Shea 

Director of Resource Mobilization 

As Director of Resource Mobilization, Caroline O’Shea leads the NCRP development team’s efforts to build relationships… Read More

Elbert Garcia

Director of Strategic Communications

Born and raised in Washington Heights, New York, Elbert Garcia has spent the last two decades… Read More

Jennifer Amuzie

Movements Communications Manager

With a background in traditional and social media, Jennifer Amuzie (pronounced “ah-mooz-yay”) has extensive experience leveraging… Read More

Janay Richmond

Director of Marketing and Membership

Janay comes to the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) by way of the Midwest. A… Read More

Jackelin Trevino

Membership Movement Manager

Jackelin Trevino brings over a decade of intersectional organizing and campaign management experience to her role… Read More

Katherine Ponce

Senior Research Manager for Special Projects

As the Senior Research Manager for Special Projects, Katherine Ponce engages in both qualitative and quantitative… Read More

Lisa Firnberg

Information and Data Director

Lisa Firnberg brings 15 years of experience at the intersection of nonprofit operations, database implementation and… Read More

Russell Roybal

Vice President and Chief External Affairs Officer

Russell Roybal has nearly three decades of experience as an activist, organizer and resource mobilizer.  A… Read More

Ryan Schlegel

Director of Research

Before joining NCRP in April of 2014, Ryan worked at Cultural Tourism DC, where he nurtured… Read More

Senowa Mize-Fox

Senior Movement Engagement Manager for Climate Justice.

Senowa Mize-Fox is a climate justice organizer/activist. Prior to working with NCRP as the Senior Movement… Read More

Spencer Ozer

Research Associate

Spencer joined the NCRP team in December 2019 as a research and development intern and has… Read More

Stephanie Peng

Movement Research Manager

As Senior Manager for Movement Research, Stephanie is passionate about using data to support communities on… Read More

Suhasini Yeeda

Editorial Manager

Suhasini Yeeda’s background in creative writing and social action is invaluable in her role as NCRP’s… Read More

Timi Gerson

Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Timi Gerson has two decades of experience building content, campaigns and coalitions for change. She oversees… Read More

Trey Gibson

Field Manager

Trey Chanel Gibson is an organizer and advocate who is passionate about public service, building community,… Read More

Valerie Mensah 

Executive Assistant and Operations Associate

NCRP’s Executive Assistant and Operations Associate Valerie Mensah has a heart for all people in all… Read More

Our Board

Meet the outstanding individuals who comprise NCRP’s board of directors

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