NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
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Board and Staff

NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts Board of Directors

 
Trina Moore, Chair
Hillary Schwab, Vice Chair
Susan Webber, Treasurer
Kate Segel, Clerk

Jo Blum
Kim Haskins
Colin Moore
Emily Polak
Lisa Reilly
June Rowe
Hillary Schwab
Erica Scott-Pacheco
Alyssa Vangeli

 

Pro-Choice Massachusetts Foundation Board of Directors

 
Jan Levinson, Vice Chair
Evan Rauch, Treasurer
Kimberly Haskins, Clerk

Ellen Fisher
Andy Langowitz

Staff


Rebecca Hart Holder (Executive Director)

Rebecca Hart Holder has spent over a decade of her professional life advocating for reproductive autonomy. She joined the staff of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in January 2017 after serving as Associate Director of Programs for Provide, a nonprofit that works in partnership with health and social service providers across several states to better respond to patients and clients experiencing unintended pregnancy. Before joining Provide, she was the Federal Policy Director at the National Abortion Federation, the professional association of abortion providers in North America. Prior to attending law school. Rebecca received a Fulbright Fellowship to study human rights abuses against indigenous women in Guatemala. She holds a JD from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a BA in History and Spanish from Mount Holyoke College.

Samantha Riemer (Field Director) 

Samantha joined the staff of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in August 2015. Samantha has worked in the reproductive health and justice field for the past three years, in Texas at Whole Woman’s Health and recently for Ibis Reproductive Health. Prior to that, she held positions in fundraising and organizing for progressive causes. Samantha holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of New Hampshire.

Gena Frank (Legislative and Political Director)

Gena joined the NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts team in September 2017. Previously, she worked as an aide and legislative director at the Massachusetts State House. Gena graduated from Allegheny College in May 2014, where she double-majored in Women's Studies and Psychology.

Irena Spassova (Field Manager)


Irena joined the staff of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in April 2016. She started as a canvasser eager to see how she can help bring impactful and meaningful change in the fight for reproductive rights and has spent her time with the organization learning how to motivate, empower, and organize people in the fight for reproductive freedom. She is proud and thankful to be able to come to work and fight for a cause she believes in every day surrounded by people who are just as passionate and driven to making the world better.



Dorothy Nicholson (Canvasser)

Dorothy has been involved with NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts since January 2017. Having studied Psychology in University College Dublin and Dublin Business School, Ireland, she has developed a keen interest in the movement for reproductive rights, both in her home country and the USA. Dorothy is always eager to engage in conversations on pro-choice topics and she is grateful that her work at NARAL is helping her to effectively contribute to the fight for reproductive freedom.


Lauren Sava (Canvasser)


Lauren joined the staff at NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in March 2017 as a canvasser. She first started studying reproductive health in graduate school at Boston University School of Public Health and has been focused on fighting for reproductive freedom ever since. Previously, she studied Health, Behavior, and Society while at the University of Rochester. Lauren is especially passionate about expanding access to safe abortion care and contraception and is thankful for the opportunity to work towards true reproductive freedom everyday through her work.



 
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