Welcome Max, EPIC-N’s new Event Associate

Max Prestigiacomo is a new addition to the EPIC-N team. Max is a student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is pursuing a public policy and sociology degree. Max is from Madison, WI, and has been involved in organizing efforts around the Climate Crisis in his community. In September of 2019, Max joined Climate Activists from across the Globe at the United Nations Climate Summit. Before joining EPIC-N and COWS, Max ran for office and won a seat on the Madison Common Council representing most of the campus area. […]

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Welcome Alina Yazek, EPIC-N’s new Communications Associate

Alina Yazek just finished her first year at the University of Chicago. She’s a student-athlete at the U of C participating on their softball team! Alina was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, where she will be spending the summer of 2021. During which, she is interning for COWS and is excited to be doing some work with EPIC-Network to help document the amazing work done by network members. […]

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Welcome Ada Inman, EPIC-N’s new Program Support Coordinator

Ada Inman is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she obtained a degree in Environmental Studies and International Studies along with a certificate in Public Policy. Since graduation, she has started a full-time position with the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS), a think-and-do tank that promotes high road solutions to social problems. At COWS, Ada is working as the Communications Manager for ProGov21. Along with her work at COWS, she will also be assisting EPIC-N with outreach and community/program engagement. […]

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Dr. Nuttavikhom (Kay) Phanthuwongpakdee joins EPIC-N as the Asia Program Coordinator to nurture successful expansion and EPIC program growth

Kay is a lecturer at Puey Ungphakorn School of Development Studies at Thammasat University. He is also a deputy director at the SDG Research and Support Programme (SDG Move) and a researcher at the Urban Futures and Policy Research Unit. Kay is a passionate academic researcher and communications professional with experience working with developing communities, regional and national policymakers, and private sector stakeholders in Thailand and Southeast Asia. […]

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Marshall Curry brings experience and expertise to support, grow, and strengthen the EPIC-Network

Marshall Curry joined EPIC-N in September 2017. He manages day-to-day operations, provides support to member programs, board members. Curry lives in his hometown Springfield, Oregon. He received an MPA and MS in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon in 2018 and received his BA in Sociology from Willamette University in 2013. During graduate school, he worked for the Sustainable Cities Institute and Inflexion, managing programs, and assisting executives addressing different aspects of career readiness in higher education and public schools respectively. Prior to graduate school, he managed workforce development programs and volunteer operations at Marion Polk Food Share. His experience supporting nonprofit associations includes serving on the Ford Scholar Alumni Association (2013-2018) board of directors as Vice President and Member-at-Large, preparing a diversity and inclusion report for the American Society of Association Executives, and volunteering with the alumni association for his alma mater. […]

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