YPFP DC Staff

Executive Team

Aubrey Cox Ottenstein

Global Executive Director

Merritt Ogle

Chief of Staff

Andre Ball

Senior Director, Finance

Colleen Moore

Senior Director, Programs

Leadership Team

Tyler Cundiff

Director of Special Projects

Benjamin Lutz

Director of Youth Summits

Paul A. Sherman

Director of Global Coordination

Ben Goodrich

Director of Communications

Beau Wilcox

Deputy Finance Director

Courtney Powell

Director of Special Events

Communications Team

Evelyn Heck

Newsletter Editor

Albert Fujii

Communications Officer

Events Team

Marc Larance

Deputy Director of Programs

Molly Dineen

Events Manager

Spandana Singh

Events Manager

Gabrielle Fong

Events Manager

Jeffrey Nahm

Events Manager

Neil Decenteceo

Events Manager

Discussion Groups

Alan Carroll

Co-Chair, Cybersecurity Discussion Group

Molly Ellenberg

Co-Chair, Combatting Terrorism Discussion Group

Robert Thomas

Co-Chair, East Asia Discussion Group

Jonathan Meza

Chair, Europe & Eurasia Discussion Group

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Michael Tint

Chair, Grand Strategy Discussion Group

Abigail Stahl

Co-Chair, Human Rights Discussion Group

Laura Mendoza

Chair, Spanish Language Discussion Group

Michael Adar

Chair, Arabic Language Discussion Group

Spandana Singh

Co-Chair, CyberSecurity Discussion Group

Tia Potskhverashvili

Co-Chair, Energy and Environment Discussion Group

Justin Margolis

Co-Chair, French Language Discussion Group

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Julia O'Connor

Chair, Gender in Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Laura Amortegui

Co-Chair, Spanish Language Discussion Group

Lucy Pakhnyuk

Co-Chair, Human Rights Discussion Group

Scott Weiner

Chair, Middle East Discussion Group

Emma Robinson

Chair, Chinese Language Discussion Group

Paige Young

Co-Chair, Defense Discussion Group

Diana Schoder

Co-Chair, Energy and Environment Discussion Group

Paul Cormarie

Co-Chair, French Language Discussion Group

Leo Lin

Co-Chair, Information Warfare and Intelligence

Justin Marinelli

Chair, Nuclear Weapons Discussion Group

Sheridan Bahar

Co-Chair, Combatting Terrorism Discussion Group

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Jacob Breach

Chair, Defense Discussion Group

Deniz Houston

Co-Chair, Europe & Eurasia Discussion Group

Liam Bamford

Co-Chair, Information Warfare and Intelligence Discussion Group

Sarah Tralins

Co-Chair, Latin America Discussion Group

Stephana Henry

Co-Chair, Latin America Discussion Group

Charged Affairs

Shane Szarkowski

Editor-in-Chief

Michael Sexton

Managing Editor

Jeremy Fugleberg

Social Media Manager

Mariya Ilyas

Contributing Editor

Anup Rao

Senior Editor

Cynthia Kao

Senior Editor

Mercedes Yanora

Senior Editor

Fellowship Program

Sean McGuffin

Director and Managing Editor

Owen Daniels

Assistant Managing Editor

Nikolina Stoykova

Assistant Managing Editor

Danielle Preskitt

Assistant Managing Editor

Ryan Gardiner

Editor

Dan Haverty

Editor

Elliot Waldman

Editor

Meagan Dashcund

Editor