Christine Ambegia, Project Manager
Krsna Avila, Staff Attorney
Abraham Bedoy, Policy and Community Specialist
HuLynne Besharatpour, Director of Finance & Operations
Ann Block, Senior Staff Attorney
Kathy Brady, Directing Attorney
Ariel Brown, Senior Staff Attorney
Jennefer Canales-Pelaez, Texas Policy Attorney & Strategist
Carolina Canizales, Senior Texas Strategist
Carolina Castaneda, Staff Attorney - Lead Fellowship Trainer
Eric Cohen, Executive Director
Andrew Craycroft, Staff Attorney
Allison Davenport, Senior Managing Attorney
Donna De La Cruz, Director of Communications
Veronica Garcia, Staff Attorney
Magaly García-Kummert, Administrative Coordinator
Peggy Gleason, Senior Staff Attorney
Donna Golub, Training Coordinator
Carla Gomez, Senior Staff Attorney
Manuela Gonzalez, Texas Communications Coordinator
Lena Graber, Senior Staff Attorney
Manny Guisa, Media Manager
Sameera Hafiz, Policy Director
Ilse Hernandez, Texas Regional Organizer
Bill Hing, General Counsel and Board Member
Alicia Johnson, Document Formatter
Catherine Joor, Administrative Assistant
Alison Kamhi, Legal Program Director
Kat Kimmons, Director of Information Technology
Sally Kinoshita, Deputy Director
Jehan Laner, Staff Attorney
Sarah Lee, Andy Grove Immigrants' Right's Fellow - Senior Community Organizer
Helen Leung, Training Associate
Tenzin Lodoe, Accounting Assistant
Kate Mahoney, Senior Staff Attorney
Lucia Martel Dow​, Director of New Americans Campaign
Amber McChesney-Young, Best Practices Manager
Bridgit Meads, Publication Sales Associate
Chen Mengyuan, Salesforce Admin and Business Analyst
Oliver Merino, IJN Coordinator
Linda Mogannam, Associate Director of Educational Program Management
Ana Montes, Accountant
Cameron Moss, Desktop Support Coordinator
Katy Murdza, Texas Regional Organizer
Nithya Nathan‑Pineau​, Policy Attorney & Strategist
Maisha Nelson, Director of Human Resources & Administration
Priscilla Olivarez, Policy Attorney and Strategist
Deirdre O’Shea, Associate Director of Institutional Giving
Jaime Perez-Bautista, Human Resources Manager
Rachel Prandini, Senior Staff Attorney
Juan Prieto, Digital Communications Manager
Erin Quinn, Senior Managing Attorney
Mayra 'Yare' Recendez, Communications Coordinator
Grisel Ruiz, Senior Managing Attorney
Alexia Seay, Development Coordinator
Byron Spicer, Finance Coordinator
Aruna Sury, Consultant
Elizabeth Taufa, Policy Attorney and Strategist
Kate Teran, Grants and Contract Associate
Cynthia Tirado Housel, Director of Leadership Giving
Donald Ungar, Of Counsel to the ILRC
Bianca Verbera, Education Team Operations Coordinator
Paul Weiss, Controller


Attorney Consultants

The ILRC is pleased to work with several independent attorney consultants; their bios
are available below.

Aruna Sury, Consultant