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Lorelei Kelly
Partner, Civic Voice Governance

Lorelei is an expert on building inclusive and informed democratic systems. She founded the Resilient Democracy Coalition and is based at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University where she leads research on modernizing Congress. Her work explores how data, technology and new participation methods can increase civic voice in the lawmaking process. Lorelei attended Grinnell College and Stanford University, where she was mentored by behavioral scientists and peacebuilders . She worked as a national security expert in Congress for a decade and has built several projects on the Hill and off--all of them seeking to strengthen and improve American democracy.

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Karen Andrade

Board Member
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Karien Bezuidenhout

Board Member
As a Director of the Shuttleworth Foundation, Karien partners with individuals who employ openness as a tool to advance equity and social justice.

Shannon Dosemagen

Director + Shuttleworth Fellow
Shannon is a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow and Director of the Open Environmental Data Project.

Sam Dyson

Board Member
Sam Dyson is an educator and physicist committed to better sharing the power, benefits, and wonder of science with all people.

Angela Eaton

Director of Data Inclusion
Angela is an open data and environmental equity champion, supporting communities in environmental monitoring efforts and working on sustainable systems design.

Emelia Williams

Policy and Research Associate
Emelia is the Policy and Research Associate with the Open Environmental Data Project.

Michelle Cheripka

Communications & Content Manager
An interdisciplinary media maker passionate about communicating the climate crisis in compelling ways.

Jett Zhang

Climate Governance Research Fellow
Jett (he/him) is a Harvard University "Fellow at the Forefront" with OEDP during Summer 2021.

Elizabeth Tyson

Alum
Elizabeth co-led strategy and prototype design with OEDP from 2020-21.

Edgar Vazquez

Alum
Edgar was the Civic Voice intern with the Open Environmental Data Project from 2020-21.