team

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 →

Lee Vinsel

I was a co-founder of The Maintainers with Andy Russell, in 2016. As a co-director from 2019 – 2021, I worked with Andy, Jessica, and Lauren on research projects, outreach, and a variety of organizational work that goes into maintaining … More →

Liliana Coelho

I have been with The Maintainers since March 2022. I provide operational support for fellow and partnership led events and conduct strategic community outreach. Formerly, I worked at the leadership level of a national nonprofit supporting rural schools and teachers. … More →

Lauren Dapena Fraiz

 I have been part of The Maintainers team 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 →