Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. Headquartered in Oakland, California, we have 23 regional offices across the U.S. Learn about the energetic, creative people working to ensure every kid has the chance to playevery day.

Janelle Averill

Janelle Averill

Regional Partnership Director - North Carolina

Jo Bender Yocum

Jo Bender Yocum

Executive Director, Indiana

Whitney Bunn

Whitney Bunn

Regional Partnership Director - Michigan

Michael Chae

Michael Chae

Chief Operating Officer

Jennette Claassen

Jennette Claassen

Director of Evaluation

Fayne Cohen

Fayne Cohen

Senior Manager of Operations and Events

Chris Conard

Chris Conard

Executive Director, Utah

Danyel  “Crutch” Crutcher

Danyel “Crutch” Crutcher

Senior Manager of Special Projects

Kyle DeRoos

Kyle DeRoos

Director of IT Solutions

Bertina Denogean

Bertina Denogean

Regional Partnership Director - Southern California

David Diaz

David Diaz

IT Manager

Jackie Dixon

Jackie Dixon

HR Partner

Philip Dizon

Philip Dizon

Regional Partnership Director - Northern California

Tara Doherty

Tara Doherty

Director of Regional Systems Strategy

Katie Edwards

Katie Edwards

Chief of Staff

Beth Eisen

Beth Eisen

Marketing and Communications Director

Jon Gay

Jon Gay

Executive Director, New England

Mara Gericke

Mara Gericke

AmeriCorps Program Manager

Jessica Glasser

Jessica Glasser

Marketing Associate

Robin Grossman

Robin Grossman

Executive Director, New York/New Jersey

Alexis Hardy

Alexis Hardy

Regional Partnership Director - Illinois

Colleen Harvey

Colleen Harvey

Executive Director, Illinois

Joshua Hatfield

Joshua Hatfield

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Edith Hong

Edith Hong

Director of Individual Giving

David Kloss

David Kloss

Regional Partnership Director - Pennsylvania

Shauna McDonald

Shauna McDonald

Executive Director, Minnesota

Cuong Nguyen

Cuong Nguyen

HR Partner

Jessica Oh

Jessica Oh

Director of Systems

Ivy Olesh

Ivy Olesh

Executive Director, Pennsylvania

Eileen Pedersen

Eileen Pedersen

Director of Special Projects

Angela Rogensues

Angela Rogensues

Executive Director, Michigan

Jessica Schaeffer

Jessica Schaeffer

Regional Partnership Director - New York/New Jersey

Kate Schaffer

Kate Schaffer

Director of National Grants

Kerryann Tomlinson

Kerryann Tomlinson

Executive Director, Arizona

Sylvia Townsend

Sylvia Townsend

HR Generalist

Tracy Williamson

Tracy Williamson

Director of Government Programs

Tim Wohltmann

Tim Wohltmann

Director of Digital Learning & Design

Andrea Woolley

Andrea Woolley

Executive Director, Colorado

Marc Yu

Marc Yu

Senior Graphic Designer

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