Meet the Local Contexts Team

Our Team

Sabeen Ammar

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Full Stack Software Developer & Consultant

Jane Anderson

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Council Vice Chair & Founding Member, Strategic Advisor, Co-Founder

Kim Christen

Council Founding Member, Co-Founder

Herbert Dawkins

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Full Stack Software Developer & Consultant


John Deck

Technical Architecture, Local Contexts Hub

James Eric Francis, Sr.

Council Chair & Founding Member

(Penobscot Nation)

Laurel L. Haak

Council Secretary, Governance and Operations Consultant

Dr Janette Hamilton-Pearce

Chief of Staff

(Te Whānau a Apanui)

Maui Hudson

Council Founding Member, Strategic Advisor

(Whakatōhea Nation)

Stephany RunningHawk Johnson

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Founding Executive Director

(Oglala Lakota Nation)

Sharon Leon

Community Councilor

Diana Lovette

Team Lead, Technology

John Moore

Co-Founder and Co-Creative Director, IDIA

Edwin Oh

Council Treasurer

Haydn Read

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Community Councilor

Corrie Roe

Director of Outreach & Strategy

Ashley Rojas

Software/Web Developer

Emily Santhanam

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Outreach Coordinator (Americas)


Renee Waiwiri

User Experience Designer

(Ngāti Tara, Ngāti Naho, Ngāti Hineuru)

Join our team!

Check out our open postings on our Jobs page to join the Local Contexts team.