Andy Russell

I was a co-founder of The Maintainers with Lee Vinsel, in 2016. As a co-director, I work with Lee, Jessica, and Lauren on research projects, outreach, and a variety of organizational work that goes into maintaining the Maintainers. My background … More →

Jessica Meyerson

I began working with Lee and Andy on The Maintainers in 2017, bringing my experience with organizational development, community cultivation, applied research design, and sustainability planning. As a co-director, I work with Lee, Andy, and Lauren on Maintainers program design, … More →

Information Maintainers March 2021 Meeting

This month we continue to explore art and maintenance- we are joined by Lauren Callis, co-founder and executive director of Curiosity Studio, An Upcycled Closet , and art therapist. Her art practice is in painting and fiber arts. Lauren will be speaking with us about garment mending and the maintenance of this traditional skill set, made all the more important as more people seek to consume less and also connect more with their immediate personal worlds.

Lee Vinsel

I was a co-founder of The Maintainers with Andy Russell, in 2016. As a co-director, I work with Andy, Jessica, and Lauren on research projects, outreach, and a variety of organizational work that goes into maintaining The Maintainers. I am … More →

Lauren Dapena Fraiz

 I have been project coordinator of The Maintainers since August 2020, and support the team in various capacity building areas including organizational development, community coordination, and research. My background is in non-profit development, academic research, feminist education and community health … More →

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