Our Team

The Debt Collective’s core team is a mix of staff, volunteers, and advisors that coordinate nationally to advance our work. Local branches are primarily run by members.

  • Andrew Ross

    Co-Founder

  • Astra Taylor

    Co-Director

  • Braxton Brewington

    Press Secretary

  • Chris Casuccio (“Winter”)

    Organizer, Political Education

  • Hannah Appel

    Co-Director

  • Jacques Laroche

    Tech Coordinator

  • Jason Wozniak

    Higher Ed Researcher and Organizer

  • Laura Hanna

    Co-Founder

  • Lauren Horner

    Philadelphia Branch and New Member Organizer

  • LeeAnn Cameron

    Dispute Coordinator

  • Luke Herrine

    Co-Founder

  • Mackenzie Halter

    Legal Fellow

  • Manuel Galindo

    Carceral Debt Organizer

  • Paul Lanctot

    Full-stack Developer

  • Robu Waldorf

    Front-end Developer

  • Thiago de Mello Bueno

    UX/UI Designer

  • Thomas Gokey

    Legal & Policy Director

  • Umme Hoque

    Organizing Director