Jayson Joyce

Jayson comes to Generation Citizen after a career in both electoral politics and classroom teaching, and he feels this position combines his passions. After graduating from Boston College with a degree in International Studies and Political Science, he took a job as a field organizer in New Hampshire on the 2012 Obama reelection campaign.  He… Continue reading Jayson Joyce

Mary Ellen Lynch

Mary Ellen joins Generation Citizen with over ten years of experience in nonprofit management, youth development and higher education. Her graduate fieldwork in Costa Rica enhancing access to education in rural communities inspired her to pursue a career working at the intersection of education and community engagement. After earning her M.Ed. in International Educational Development… Continue reading Mary Ellen Lynch

Dillon Olander

Dillon came to Generation Citizen in Fall 2023 as a Program Manager for the New England region after 10 years of nonprofit, school department, and AmeriCorps experience. Growing up in Rhode Island, he attended the University of Rhode Island and earned a BA in Political Science in 2011, and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA)… Continue reading Dillon Olander

Kristina Pires

Kristina is a licensed social worker in Rhode Island with over seven years of nonprofit and youth development experience. She has dedicated her educational goals and career path to providing youth with an array of advocacy, career, and educational opportunities through leadership development and mentorship. After earning her B.A, in Sociology from Bryant University, Kristina… Continue reading Kristina Pires

Faith Carbon

Faith joined Generation Citizen with a passion for education, policy and advocacy and is excited about expanding access to action civics for all students. Prior to joining GC, Faith was a Program Director at Propel America, overseeing programming in RI and MA, managing partnerships and working with young adults to help them realize their career… Continue reading Faith Carbon