Board and Executive Communications Lead
As iCivics’ Board Relations and Executive Communications Lead, Kaaryn serves as a critical thought partner and adviser to the iCivics team, executive, and board, exploring new areas of opportunity, building relationships, supporting strategy and management work, sourcing and analyzing data to inform growth, and working across the organization on new and ongoing projects to ensure iCivics achieves its mission and ambitious growth strategy.
Kaaryn comes to iCivics with decades of experience in all facets of nonprofit communications, having worked at the national, international, and local levels for a host of nonprofits working to advance issues across the social justice spectrum. With a background in political science and direct action organizing, Kaaryn’s passion centers around civic engagement and equity in education, believing these to be foundational for addressing other societal issues.
Kaaryn is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, and a licensed consultant and peer reviewer with the Standards for Excellence Institute®, promoting the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness, and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations. She holds a Master of Arts in Social Justice from Phillips Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Western Oregon University.