National Partnership for Women & Families

Our Staff

From policy experts and attorneys to social media aficionados and administrative all-stars, our team gets the job done.

Executive Team

Debra L. Ness
Judith L. Lichtman, Senior Advisor
Judith L. Lichtman
Senior Advisor
Debbie Wilkes
Chief of Staff
Ali Kincaid Bergthold
Vice President
Sarah Lipton-Lubet
Vice President
Vicki Shabo
Vice President
Erica Stanley
Vice President

Workplace Programs

Rachel Lyons
Senior Government Affairs Manager
Sarah Fleisch Fink
Director of Workplace Policy and Senior Counsel
Christine Sloane
Outreach and Engagement Manager
Vasu Reddy
Policy Counsel
Alex Baptiste
Policy Counsel
Julia Kortrey
Policy Associate
Jessica Mason
Workplace Federal Policy Analyst and ACLS Public Fellow
Charity Whitehead
Workplace Program Assistant


Tucker Ball
Chief Digital Officer
Karen Pesapane
Associate Director, Digital Fundraising and Data Management
Sadie Kliner
Deputy Communications Director
Lauren Sogor
Health Communications Manager
Jess Oxley
Digital Communications Manager
Rebecca Guldin
Social Media Associate
Jennifer Taylor
Communications Assistant


Ginna Van Schoick
Director of Development Operations
Debbie Stillman
Director of Major Gifts
Erica Thurman
Grants Manager
Emma Devine
Development Assistant and Database Administrator

Finance and Administration

Corinna Dragulescu
Director of Finance
Travis Hunter
Director of Information Technology
Raquel Meng
Executive Assistant to the President
Natasha Ewell
Office Manager
Lynne Phoenix
Executive Assistant
Crystal Coleman
Executive Assistant

Reproductive Health and Rights

Jessi Leigh Swenson
Senior Policy Counsel
Lauren Paulk
Policy Counsel
Lauren McCulloch
Georgetown Women's Law and Public Policy Fellow
Aliya Bean
Reproductive Health Program Assistant


Lauren Birchfield Kennedy
Director of Health Policy
Theresa Chalhoub
Health Policy Counsel
Stephanie Glover
Senior Health Policy Analyst
Jennifer Sweeney
Senior Advisor
Lauren Murray
Director, Consumer Engagement and Community Outreach
Lindsay Lang
Senior Health Care Quality Improvement Specialist
Christine Broderick
Patient and Family Engagement and Policy Manager
Courtney Shahan Roman
Patient and Family Engagement Manager
Olivia May
Health Program Assistant
Erin Mackay
Associate Director, Health Information Technology Programs
Mark Savage
Maureen Corry
Senior Advisor for Childbirth Connection Programs
Carol Sakala
Director of Childbirth Connection Programs
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