Our People

Our People

Meet the faces behind the movement

GIVE is essentially a vessel carrying our volunteers towards something greater than themselves.  As such, this ship only goes as far as the people steering it, and we’re lucky enough to have the greatest crew on the planet.

GIVE HQ

Jake Allison

Founder & Director

Sammie Rothney

Social Marketing & Brand Communications

Katence Olson

Co-Founder & Director of Operations

Daniel Trevor

Director of International Operations

Hallie Pratt

Head of Volunteer Fulfillment

Tanzania

Sarah Levitt

Regional Coordinator

Khamis Alawy

Construction Coordinator 

Mcheni “MC”

Asst. Education Coordinator

Ibrahim “Ibro” Bakili

Logistics Coordinator & Guide

Maria Pennella

Guide

Coco Suleiman

Computer Teacher

John Miller

Guide

David Chogo

Director of Green Paw Adventures

Vivian Otsyalo

Education Coordinator

Juma Valantia

Local Legend & Jack of All Trades

Meet the team

in Thailand

Thailand

Mooky Musikapong

Regional Coordinator

Jake Muniak

Guide

Dang Intong (P'Tat)

Driver Extraordinaire

Chaue "Tony" Palae

Logistics Coordinator & Guide

Hanna Paradis

Education Coordinator

Ann Jitsook

Elephant Experience Coordinator

Michael Cesario

Guide

Dylan Wilbar

Guide

Veronika Funke

Guide

Meet the team

in Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Daniela Martinez

Regional Coordinator

George Smith

Professor of Computer Science

Carmen Espinal

Guide

Alvaro Sanchez

Guide

George Bevan

SCUBA Instructor



Meet the team

in Laos

Laos

Carly Schade

Regional Coordinator

Touy Kommamuang

Logistics Coordinator

Tony Camme

Guide

Mr. Good

Guide

Meet the team

in Nepal

Nepal

Amy Mackenzie

Regional Coordinator & guide

Bikash Magar

Guide

Pasang Sherpa

Everest Base Camp Coordinator

Geljen Sherpa

Logistics Coordinator

Amber Parucha

Guide

Hall of Fame

Matt Geddes

Co-Founder

Ken Cohen, Ph.D

Risk Management Consultant

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