Our staff

As experts in climate science, public policy, economic and social analysis, and strategic philanthropy, our staff understands the multi-faceted challenges and opportunities of climate change. We are researchers, strategists, collaborators, and grantmakers who care passionately about our mission.

Finance & Administration

Meredith Alcala

Finance Manager
Finance Manager

JennaƩ Arnold

Grants Assistant
Grants Assistant

Gillian Calof

Director, Finance and Grants Management
Director, Finance and Grants Management

Catina Heslip

Receptionist/Office Assistant
Receptionist/Office Assistant

Amandeep Judge

Senior Accountant
Senior Accountant

Nikita Karambelkar

Human Resources Specialist
Human Resources Specialist

Brian McCracken

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Diana Mendes

Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Generalist

Melissa Mendoza

Recruitment Specialist
Recruitment Specialist

Negar Naraghi

Senior Director, Human Resources
Senior Director, Human Resources

Jana Pastorkova

Controller
Controller

Chaquita Perkins

Associate Director, Facilities
Associate Director, Facilities

Marco Rodriquez

Finance and Grants Associate
Finance and Grants Associate

Charis Shafer

Grants Manager
Grants Manager

Raman Sidhu

Facilities Associate
Facilities Associate

Elisa Siu

Accounting & Reporting Manager
Accounting & Reporting Manager

Luis Troncoso

Staff Accountant
Staff Accountant

Kathy Tryce

Associate Director, Grants Management
Associate Director, Grants Management