Who We Are

Marketers, Technologists, Advocates

Our Team

The First Street team is made up of some of the most talented and passionate people working in digital media and communications, as well as data science and geographic information systems. These cutting-edge marketers and technologists are wholly committed to advancing the awareness and action levels of all Americans to meet the challenges of sea level rise and flooding.

Sara Chadwick

Vice President, Audience Development

Matthew Eby

Executive Director

Colleen Ensor

Marketing Associate

Neil Freeman

GIS Developer

Sharai Lewis-Gruss

GIS Specialist

Tanya Matos

Office Manager

Steven McAlpine

Head of Data Science

Jeremy Porter

Academic Data Consultant

Leilani Rose


Nathan Rosler

Director of Design

Daniel Seripap

Director of Web Development

Katrina Skovan

Graphic Designer

Miguel Vacas

Web Developer

Our Advisory Board

First Street's elite advisory board is made up of thoughtful leaders and strategists with extensive industry knowledge and experience. They work with the First Street team to guide and shape the foundation's strategic direction.

Cameron Clayton

CEO & GM, The Weather Company

Lawrence H. Linden

Founder and Trustee, Linden Trust for Conservation

Vadim Polikov

Founder and CEO, Legends of Learning

Walter L. Revell

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Revell Investments International

Michael Walsh

Executive VP, National Program and Resilience Solutions Group Leader