Staff Members

Erica Smiley

Erica Smiley

Executive Director


Mackenzie Baris

Deputy Director of Program and Base-Building


Rachel Coleman

Senior Executive Projects Manager


Ada Fuentes

Senior Membership and Network Organizer


Emily Griffin

Development Associate


Mina Itabashi

Senior Network Engagement Organizer


Reese Jimenez

Operations & Logistics Manager


Erin Johansson

Research Director


Scott Klinger

Senior Equitable Development Specialist


Anita Mathias

Policy Organizer


Natalie Patrick-Knox

Senior Organizer – Immigration & Workers Rights


Amaury Pineda, Ph.D.

Policy Analyst


Sandra Saldeño

Finance Associate


Adam Shah

Director of National Policy


Brenden Sloan

Development Director


Joe Thomas

Senior Organizer for Network Capacity


Jason Tomlinson

Advancing Black Strategists Initiative Coordinator


David Tigabu

External Relations Specialist


Nafisah Ula

Organizing Director


Martha Valadez

Organizer


Michaela Winter

Organizer


About Our Team

The team at the Jobs With Justice national office is dedicated to fighting for an economy that works for everyone. Our staff showcases a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences – including organizing, campaign, research, communications, training, policy, operations, and fundraising work – as well as a wide range of issue expertise. Click on our photos or names to learn more about us!