Meet Our Team

CPPR is proud to include people from myriad disciplines working together. Our educators, social workers, scientists, psychologists, sociologists, creatives, and administrative staff come together to create a better world for families. See below to learn more about our team members.

Executive Leadership

Assistant Directors

Merve Akin Tas
Merve Akin Tas
Associate Researcher
Tom Ball
Tom Ball
Associate Researcher
Morgan Bell
Morgan Bell
Research Project Coordinator
Emily Bertels Kaufman
Emily Bertels Kaufman
Research Project Manager
Sean Blake
Sean Blake
Graphic Designer
Jevan Bremby
Jevan Bremby
Research Project Manager
Shannon Bryant
Shannon Bryant
Business Coordinator
Patricia Carrillo
Patricia Carrillo
Research Project Coordinator
Chris Chambers
Chris Chambers
IT Project Coordinator
Jan Cichello
Jan Cichello
Marketing Manager
Joe Coburn
Joe Coburn
IT Project Manager
Cara Combs
Cara Combs
Communications Manager
Owen Cox
Owen Cox
Associate Researcher Senior
Sarah Denning
Sarah Denning
Financial Analyst Intermediate
Saminder Dhaliwal
Saminder Dhaliwal
Research Engineer Senior
Kelsey Dugan
Kelsey Dugan
Assistant Researcher Sr.
Kaleena Erwin
Kaleena Erwin
Research Project Manager
Erica Figueroa
Erica Figueroa
Research Project Manager
Jenny Flinders
Jenny Flinders
Research Project Manager
Rachel Gardner
Rachel Gardner
Research Project Coordinator
Erika Gray
Erika Gray
Digital Strategist
Julia Gruss
Julia Gruss
Research Project Coordinator
Stephen Hamilton
Stephen Hamilton
Research Project Coordinator
Lacee Hanson
Lacee Hanson
Communications Coordinator
Katie Hart
Katie Hart
Research Project Coordinator
Maggie Hart
Maggie Hart
Research Project Coordinator
Jewels Hatchard
Jewels Hatchard
IT Support Technician
Sarah Hernandez
Sarah Hernandez
Research Project Manager
Julie Herzog
Julie Herzog
Research Project Coordinator
Gaby Hinestroza
Gaby Hinestroza
Business Coordinator
Breana Houston
Breana Houston
Research Project Specialist
Nicole Ignacio
Nicole Ignacio
IT Project Coordinator
Clayton Jarrard
Clayton Jarrard
Research Project Coordinator
Mary Joy
Mary Joy
Research Project Coordinator
EuiJin Jung
EuiJin Jung
Associate Researcher / Postdoctoral Researcher
Katherine Kanne
Katherine Kanne
Research Project Coordinator
Gaby Kline
Gaby Kline
Associate Researcher
Meghan Kluth
Meghan Kluth
Research Project Manager
Nathan Kuhn
Nathan Kuhn
Assistant Researcher Senior
Ashley Lafond
Ashley Lafond
Research Project Coordinator
Olivia Landon
Olivia Landon
Associate Researcher
Bryan LeBar
Bryan LeBar
Research Project Specialist
Chavis Lickvar-Armstrong
Chavis Lickvar-Armstrong
Associate Researcher
Shala London
Shala London
Creative Director
Eliza Mayo
Eliza Mayo
Marketing Strategist
Diana Merdian
Diana Merdian
Research Project Coordinator
Charlie Moore
Charlie Moore
IT Project Coordinator
Chelsea Morgan
Chelsea Morgan
Associate Researcher
Virginia Musser
Virginia Musser
Research Project Coordinator
Eric Myers
Eric Myers
Research Engineer
Hugh Naughtin
Hugh Naughtin
Research Project Coordinator
Sara O’Keeffe
Sara O’Keeffe
Graphic Designer
Mary Orem
Mary Orem
Research Project Manager
Lindsay Orion
Lindsay Orion
Research Project Manager
Kim Page
Kim Page
Administrative Assistant
Bridget Patti
Bridget Patti
Business Manager
April Peavey
April Peavey
Research Project Specialist
Haley Pomarico
Haley Pomarico
Research Project Coordinator
Kirk Rhorer
Kirk Rhorer
IT Project Coordinator
Neil Rowe
Neil Rowe
Associate Researcher Senior
Sushmita Samaddar
Sushmita Samaddar
Research Engineer Senior
Lindsay Sayre Pederson
Lindsay Sayre Pederson
Research Project Specialist
Ella Seibel
Ella Seibel
Research Project Coordinator
Loretta Severin
Loretta Severin
Research Project Manager
Aneri Shah
Aneri Shah
Graphic Designer
Chad Shaver
Chad Shaver
Research Engineer
Darline Soto
Darline Soto
Research Project Coordinator
Tanya Spacek
Tanya Spacek
Research Project Coordinator
Nicole Stevens
Nicole Stevens
Assistant Researcher Senior
Jon Sushinsky
Jon Sushinsky
Research Engineer
Nishat Tasnim
Nishat Tasnim
Assistant Researcher Senior
Alexis Tibbits
Alexis Tibbits
Research Project Coordinator
Chris Tilden
Chris Tilden
Associate Researcher Senior
Priya Vanchy Kadavasal
Priya Vanchy Kadavasal
Associate Researcher
Silke von Esenwein
Silke von Esenwein
Associate Researcher Senior
Jennifer Welch Buller
Jennifer Welch Buller
Research Project Manager
Natasha Welsh-Miller
Natasha Welsh-Miller
Research Project Coordinator
Fran Whitlow
Fran Whitlow
Research Project Coordinator
Josh Wilson
Josh Wilson
Graphic Designer
Mariah Winter
Mariah Winter
Research Project Coordinator
Jennifer Wise
Jennifer Wise
Research Project Manager
Nina Yun
Nina Yun
Communications Coordinator
Hui Zhao
Hui Zhao
Associate Researcher Senior
Artemis Carver
Artemis Carver
Student Hourly
Abby Dunsmore
Abby Dunsmore
Student Hourly
Sarah Gelderman
Sarah Gelderman
MSW Research Scholar
Roz Hicks
Roz Hicks
Student Hourly
Jillian Mitchell
Jillian Mitchell
MSW Research Scholar
Claire Perry
Claire Perry
Student Hourly
Sam Wallace
Sam Wallace
Student Hourly