Betsy Miller Kittredge, Vice President of Operations and Chief of Staff
Betsy Miller Kittredge (she/her/hers) brings deep experience in the progressive movement and a lifelong commitment to social justice to the Alliance for Justice. Prior to joining AFJ, she was the SVP of Human Resources and Operations at EveryAction (now named Bonterra), a company that helps thousands of nonprofits with fundraising, advocacy, volunteer management, and more.
Anne Snouck-Hurgronje, Vice President, Institutional Advancement
With 15+ years of experience in mission-driven fundraising, Anne is a strategic development professional who works across programs and in collaboration with executive leaders to ensure the sustainability and growth of organizations.
Jake Faleschini, Legal Director, State Courts / Program Director, Justice
Jake Faleschini is a lawyer and policy advocate with expertise in federal, state, and local justice systems. He currently serves as Legal Director, State Courts and the Director of Justice Programs at Alliance for Justice, where he helps direct policy, research, and advocacy on the state and federal courts. He joined AFJ in the spring of 2022.
Zachery Morris, Deputy Legal Director, State Courts
Zachery Morris serves as Deputy Legal Director, State Courts at Alliance for Justice. He joined AFJ in the summer of 2022.
Zachery has extensive experience as a civil and human rights litigator. Prior to joining AFJ, he most recently served as Counsel at American Oversight, where he led state and federal open records litigation and secured the release of thousands of withheld records tied to sham election audits and threats to democracy throughout the country.
Vasu Abhiraman, Helen Rosenthal Senior Counsel, Building the Bench
Vasu Abhiraman is the Helen Rosenthal Senior Counsel for the Building the Bench program at Alliance for Justice. In this role, he serves as a dedicated advocate for diversity and inclusion in the federal and state judiciary, working collaboratively with a coalition of organizations to identify and recruit potential candidates for the bench.
Rachel Bracken, Regional State Courts Manager
Rachel is a Regional State Courts Manager with the Justice Team. In this position, she manages AFJ/AFJ Action’s involvement in state supreme court justice selection and supports in-state coalitions in Ohio and throughout the Southeast. Prior to joining the Justice Team, Rachel was on AFJ’s Outreach Team where she helped create AFJ’s State Court Justice Project and launch AFJ Action’s State Courts Matter initiative.
Brianna Davis, Dorot Fellow
Brianna Davis is a Dorot Fellow at the Alliance for Justice. Brianna graduated from Florida A&M University-College of Law School in May 2023, and earned her B.A. in Administration of Justice from Howard University in 2017. While in law school, Brianna served as a legal clinic intern for the Guardian Ad Litem Clinic, where she provided legal advocacy on behalf of children in out-of-home and foster care to ensure that their best interests were effectively represented in the dependency and problem-solving courts system.
Hayley Durudogan, Dorot Fellow
Hayley serves as a Dorot Fellow on the Federal Courts team at Alliance for Justice. In this role, Hayley works to support the nomination and confirmation of highly qualified, fair-minded, and diverse individuals to the federal bench.
Hayley is a recent graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. At Berkeley, Hayley served as Director of the Moot Court program and Executive Director of the International Human Rights Workshop.
Jeevna Sheth, Dorot Fellow
Jeevna Sheth is one of the two Dorot Fellows for 2022-2023 at the Alliance for Justice.
In this role, she researches and prepares reports on judicial nominees and monitors federal court decisions affecting civil rights and access to justice issues.
Jeevna graduated from the George Washington University Law School in May 2020 and earned her B.A. in Political Science and Human Rights from the University of Chicago in 2017.
Natalie Roetzel Ossenfort, Program Director, Bolder Advocacy
Natalie Ossenfort serves as Program Director for Bolder Advocacy, and formerly served as the Director of AFJ’s Texas office, where she worked with local nonprofit organizations to boost their advocacy capacity and understanding of state and federal nonprofit advocacy rules.
Sarah Efthymiou, Senior Counsel
Sarah Efthymiou serves as Senior Counsel for the Bolder Advocacy Program at Alliance for Justice. In her role, she provides technical assistance, resources, and training to help nonprofit advocates understand their rights and abilities to advocate, lobby, engage in election related activities, and fund advocacy.
Administration and Finance
Nona Randois, General Counsel
Nona Randois is General Counsel at Alliance for Justice. Previously, as California Director and Interim Senior Legal Director, Nona was a leader of the Bolder Advocacy team, offering training, resources, thought leadership, technical assistance, and directing advocacy efforts to support nonprofits and foundations engaging in advocacy in California and throughout the country.
Reginald Thornton, Director, Finance
Tautianna Stringer, Database Manager
Tautianna Stringer is the Database Manager for AFJ.
Tautianna is a highly skilled civic engagement strategist and data analyst with a history helping organizations use data to enact change by making data relatable and understandable to all
Zack Ford, Senior Manager, Press and Editorial Communications
Zack Ford is the Senior Manager, Press and Editorial Communications at Alliance for Justice, where he helps craft the voice of the organization. He is the point person for handling media requests, publicly promoting the organization’s work, and developing AFJ messaging.
Taylor Miller, Senior Digital Communications Strategist
Taylor Miller serves as a Senior Digital Communications Strategist for Alliance for Justice. In this role, she oversees the development and implementation of AFJ’s overall digital strategy across each of the organization’s major digital platforms.
Aidan O’Shea, Senior Digital Communications Strategist
Aidan O’Shea is a Senior Digital Communications Strategist, having started with AFJ in January 2022. As Senior Digital Communications Strategist, he contributes to the management of the organization’s online presence, and designs and executes bold digital campaigns to further AFJ’s mission.
Nadia Watson, Marketing Communications Manager, Bolder Advocacy
Nadia Watson is the Marketing Communications Manager for the Bolder Advocacy program at Alliance for Justice. She will help implement and maintain an overall content marketing strategy for Bolder Advocacy’s thought leadership and advocacy resources for the dual purpose of aligning with AFJ’s overall strategy and effectively engaging key stakeholders.
Amy Ciciora, Director, Individual Giving
Amy Ciciora is AFJ’s Director, Individual Giving. Amy has been fundraising in DC since 2013 for a variety of causes. She is knowledgeable in all aspects of development using a hands-on approach to all projects using small touches and personal attention to make a meaningful difference for both staff and funders.
Emily Harting, Director, Foundation Relations
Emily Harting joined the Alliance for Justice in May 2022 as the Director, Foundation Relations. In this role she is responsible for stewarding, cultivating, and growing the portfolio of generous foundation supporters that make AFJ’s work possible.
Dakota Dula, Manager of Development Operations
Mike Salamon, Deputy Director of Outreach & Membership
Mike Salamon comes to AFJ with over 15 years of experience leading advocacy initiatives and grassroots engagement campaigns for a variety of leading nonprofits. Most recently, Mike was Director of Community Engagement and Organizing for the Anti-Defamation League, where he led strategic planning and engagement for multiple federal and state campaigns focused on combatting hate and extremism.
Maya Lynch, Associate for Outreach and Membership
Maya (she/her) serves as the Associate for Outreach and Membership at Alliance for Justice where she leads outreach initiatives with national and state progressive groups.
Prior to joining AFJ, Maya worked as an Intern Coordinator for the California Democratic Party and as a Fellow for Swing Left. In these roles, she developed coalition-building, leadership, and grassroots organizing skills that she is excited to bring to AFJ.