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

Katence Olson

Co-Founder & Director of Operations

Daniel Trevor

Director of International Operations

Hallie Pratt

Head of Volunteer Fulfillment

Tanzania

Sarah Levitt

Regional Coordinator

Ibrahim “Ibro” Bakili

Logistics Coordinator & Guide

Sammie Rothney

Education Coordinator & Guide

Vivian Otsyalo

Education Coordinator

John Miller

Guide

David Chogo

Director of Green Paw Adventures

Khamis Alawy

Construction Coordinator 

Juma Valantia

Local Legend & Jack of All Trades

Meet the team

in Thailand

Thailand

Ann Jitsook

Regional Coordinator

Mooky Musikapong

Muang Khong Coordinator

Jake Muniak

Guide

Chaue "Tony" Palae

Logistics Coordinator & Guide

Tyler Wilfey

Permaculture Coordinator

Veronika Funke

Guide

Chris Price

Program Manager

Dylan Wilbar

Guide

Dang Intong (P'Tat)

Driver Extraordinaire

Hanna Paradis

Education Coordinator

Amber Parucha

Guide

Meet the team

in Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Daniela Martinez

Regional Coordinator

Jennifer Lucas

Little Corn Coordinator

Carmen Espinal

Guide

Alvaro Sanchez

Guide

Michael Cesario

Guide

George Bevan

SCUBA Instructor

Alisha Galdames

Education Coordinator



Meet the team

in Laos

Laos

Carly Schade

Regional Coordinator

Ruby Williams

Education Coordinator

Touy Kommamuang

Logistics Coordinator

Tony Camme

Guide

Joe Fernandez

Guide

Mr. Good

Guide

Meet the team

in Nepal

Nepal

Amy Mackenzie

Regional Coordinator & guide

Pasang Sherpa

Everest Base Camp Coordinator

Geljen Sherpa

Logistics Coordinator

Bikash Magar

Guide

Hall of Fame

Matt Geddes

Co-Founder

Ken Cohen, Ph.D

Risk Management Consultant

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