Our Staff

Our team is made up of qualified, dedicated, experienced people who are committed to making a difference in the lives of underserved youth. If you have an inquiry for an Explore Austin staff member, please contact us atΒ [email protected].

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Kathleen Schneeman



James Faerber

Program Director


Laura Nettleton

Director of Development


Rebecca Birkholz

Administrative Manager


Keenan McDonald

Program Manager

Gabrielle Bland

Nicol Ireland, CFRM

Development Manager

Gabrielle Bland

Brittny Stromme

Program & Community Coordinator

Gabrielle Bland

Grace Davis

Program & Evaluation Coordinator

Gabrielle Bland

Travis Neal

Gear and Logistics Specialist

Gabrielle Bland

Sydney Wingate

AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer & Alumni Coordinator