To contact a staff member at Society for Science or Science News, use the first initial of the first name and the last name For example,

Executive Office

Maya Ajmera | President and CEO and Publisher, Science News
Rachel Goldman Alper | Chief Operating Officer
Karen Shelley | Director of Strategic Partnerships
Shannon Giorgianni | Director of Philanthropic Partnerships
Elaine Qualter | Strategic Operations Specialist
Debra Cannan | Executive Assistant

Executive Team

Rachel Goldman Alper | Chief Operating Officer
Stephen Egts | Chief Design Officer
Michele Glidden | Chief Program Officer
Cait Goldberg | Chief of Event Planning and Operations
Gayle Kansagor | Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
Matt Fuller | Chief Financial Officer
Nancy Shute | Editor in Chief
Bruce Makous | Chief Advancement Officer
James C. Moore | Chief Technology Officer


Matt Fuller | Chief Financial Officer
Ed Maxwell | Director of Finance
Nathan Bogart | Accounting Manager
Danielle Kirby | Financial Analyst – Grant Accountant


Bruce Makous | Chief Advancement Officer
Eric Olson | Director of Annual Giving and Membership
Lisa Russell-Mina | Director of Major Gifts
Carole Russo | Director of Grants Administration
Michele Brenner | Director of Advancement Operations
Lauren Helms | Director of Alumni Relations
Christian Gillespie | Senior Alumni Relations Specialist
Deirdre Ball | Senior Individual Giving and Digital Fundraising Specialist
Emma Neely | Senior Specialist, Donor Research & Portfolio Management
Courtney Reeder | Development Associate, Institutional Giving
Natasha Shah | Advancement Operations intern

Communications & Marketing

Gayle Kansagor | Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
Tracy Lee | Director of Digital Products
Aparna Paul | Director of Communications
Eric Nguyen | Social Media Manager
Kevin Easterly | Communications Specialist
Rachel Myers | Communications Associate


Stephen Egts | Chief Design Officer
Erin Otwell | Design Director
Nancy Baden Moulding | Design Operations Manager
Tracee Tibbitts | Senior Art Director
Chang Won Chang | Art Director
Byron Soto | Art Director

Events and Operations

Cait Goldberg | Chief of Event Planning and Operations
Tzeitel Fetter| Director of Events
Paul Roger | Facilities Lead Specialist
Paolo Cruz | Operations Technician
Susan Li | Receptionist
William Johnson | Events and Operations Specialist

Human Resources

Lynn Davis | Human Resources Director
Ashley Johnson | Human Resources Specialist II


James C. Moore | Chief Technology Officer
Pratham Patkar | Director of Business Systems
Christopher Berman |Director of Web Applications
Ricardo Gortaire  IT Manager
Nebiat Kassahun | IT Project Manager
Kamal Quarles | IT Specialist
Krystal Robinson | Database Development Manager
Brandy Boyd | Database Administrator

Science Education Programs

Michele Glidden | Chief Program Officer
Caitlin Sullivan | Director of Outreach & Equity Programs
Allie Hewlett Stifel | Director of the Regeneron Science Talent Search
Raevathi Ramadorai | Director of Broadcom MASTERS
Naveed Khan | Director of the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair
Anna Pawlow | Director of STEM Literacy & Curriculum
Sharon Snyder | International Fairs and Volunteer Recruitment Manager
Emily Freeland | Outreach & Equity Programs Specialist
Natalie Sutton | Outreach & Equity Programs Specialist
Nora Kelly | Affiliated Fair Network Senior Specialist
June Kee | Award and Education Program Administration Specialist
Elaine Edwards | Regeneron Science Talent Search Specialist
Natalie Kinnear | International Fairs Associate Specialist
Raina van Duym| Science News Learning Specialist
Lori Dixon | Specialist for Judging
Hunter Hart | Senior Specialist
Gabriella Freckmann | Broadcom MASTERS Associate Specialist
Liam Chambers  Associate Specialist
Erin Kraemer | SEP Data Analyst

Science News Media Group

Maya Ajmera | Publisher
Nancy Shute | Editor in Chief


Elizabeth Quill | Editor, Special Projects
Macon Morehouse | News Director
Demian Perry | Digital Director
Cori Vanchieri | Features Editor
Erin Wayman | Managing Editor, Magazine
Emily DeMarco | Deputy News Editor
Ashley Yeager | Associate News Editor
Christopher Crockett | Associate News Editor
Cassie Martin | Associate Editor
Helen Thompson | Associate Digital Editor
Mike Denison | Audience Engagement Editor
Martina Efeyini | Science News Civic Science Fellow
Aina Abell | Editorial Assistant

Lisa Grossman | Astronomy
Bruce Bower | Behavioral Sciences
Aimee Cunningham | Biomedicine
Carolyn Gramling | Earth & Climate
Susan Milius | Life Sciences
Tina Hesman Saey | Molecular Biology, Senior Writer
Laura Sanders | Neuroscience
Emily Conover | Physics
Nikk Ogasa |  Physical Sciences
James Riordon | Physics writer
Sujata Gupta | Social Sciences
Erin Garcia de Jesús | Staff Writer
Contributing Correspondents – Laura BeilTom SiegfriedAlexandra Witze
Deborah Balthazar | Science News Intern

Advertising and Subscriber Services

Daryl Anderson | Senior Media Sales Manager
John Pierce | Senior Marketing Manager
Jackie Ludden Nardelli | Marketing Associate


Science News Explores

Janet Raloff | Editor
Sarah Zielinski | Managing Editor; Editor, Science News Explores
Aaron Tremper | Editorial Assistant, Science News Explores
Maria Temming  Assistant Editor
Jill Sakai |Assistant Managing Editor
Lillian Steenblik Hwang | Assistant Digital Editor