WHIAIANE Staff

Staff Members

Ron Lessard
Acting Executive Director and Chief of Staff

Ron Lessard

(202) 453-5509
Ron.Lessard@ed.gov

Policy Assistants/Interns

2016
Brianna Carrier Syracuse University (MPA)
Alexandra Graham Boston College
Alexandria Barnes Quinnipiac University
Brianna Munoz Claremont McKenna College 
Casey Boyette University of Virginia
Sheninkwa Cly Northland Pioneer College
Naomi Edenshaw University of Alaska – Southeast
Chasity Salvador Stanford University
Nicholas Courtney Western Washington University

2015
Devin Della Maggiora Santa Clara University
Emily Pagano The George Washington University
Sahiti Enjeti The George Washington University
Luke Terranova American University
David Clark University of Alaska- Anchorage
Carl Duncan University of Arizona, Arizona State University
Jacquelyn Franscisco Bringham Young University 
Jasmine Tall The George Washington University
Jennifer Sherman The George Washington University
Abigail Petuchowski Claremont McKenna College
Maya Kale Claremont McKenna College
Nikhil Kanade Claremont McKenna College
RJ Couture St. Norbert College
Sophie Newman Rice University
Kara Roanhorse Brown University
Meredith McCoy University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill (PhD)
Levi Bachmeier Concordia College, Teach for America: Pine Ridge

2014
Alex Murphy Rice University
Aundrea Baker College of William and Mary, American University (MPP)
Nikki Tulley University of New Mexico- Albuquerque
Cassandra Chang Hawaii Pacific, University of Hawaii- Manoa (JD)
Dinee Dorame Yale University
Tanner Allread Yale University
Sloan Caldwell Claremont McKenna College
Sam Perella Claremont McKenna College
Tyler Hallmark University of Colorado- Boulder, University of Pennsylvania (M.S)
Brian Barlow George Washington University
Sarah Tedesco American University
Randy Lays Bad
Devaney Buffalo