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Hannah Allen

Sacramento Center Office Manager

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Mark Baldassare

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Sarah Bardeen

Center Communications Manager

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Steven Bliss

Director of Digital Strategy

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Sarah Bohn

Vice President of Research and Senior Fellow

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Dean Bonner

Associate Survey Director and Research Fellow

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Athena Brekke

Director of Information Technology

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Abby Cook

Vice President of Communications and Chief Strategy Officer

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Kevin Cook

Associate Center Director

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Alexia Cortez

Government Affairs Associate

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Caroline Danielson

Policy Director and Senior Fellow

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Elisa Gonzales

Project Assistant

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Deborah Gonzalez

Vice President of Government Affairs and Chief Data Officer

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Ellen Hanak

Vice President and Director of the Water Policy Center and Senior Fellow

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Laura Hill

Policy Director and Senior Fellow

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Hans Johnson

Center Director and Senior Fellow

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Skyler Lewis

Project Assistant

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Emily Loeschinger

Senior Executive Assistant and Corporate Secretary

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Magnus Lofstrom

Policy Director and Senior Fellow

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Kellie Longo Flores

Deputy Director, Government Affairs

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Hannah Noonan

Communications Operations Manager

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Caitlin Peterson

Associate Center Director and Research Fellow

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Cindy Scherer

Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer

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Steve Stuck

Systems Administrator and Audio Visual Technician

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Lynette Ubois

Director of Content Strategy

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Lianne Woo

Digital Marketing Associate