Scott Wolovich

Executive Director + Launch Hilltop Pod Manager

Organizational strategy + models, fundraising, collective impact

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Daniel Stiker

Director of Fiscal Sponsorship + Arts MODE

Strategic planning, organizational and board development

Founder of Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

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Ashley Pinamonti

Equity + Capacity AmeriCorps VISTA

Equity initiatives, organizational capacity building

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Brian Wolovich 

Launch Millvale Pod Manager, Co-founder + Advisory Board

Millvale Community Library, Millvale Borough Council, Community Organizer

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Ebony McQueen-Harris

Ignite Northside Program Manager

Coach, creative empowerment, connector, Levels PGH

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Vivian Lee Croft

Director of Social Impact

Special events, fundraising, Ignite workshops, strategy

Haitian Families First

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Board of Directors

Paul Irwin

Board Chair

Co-organizer of Green Drinks Pittsburgh, Program Specialist of Lalmba Kenya

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Jason Colditz

Vice Chair

Research and evaluation, data collection, analysis consulting

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Brandon Hochstetler


Financial analysis, international fixed income, foreign exchange trade

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Sangya Gyawali


Pittsburgh Hope Initiative, SPES Global, University of Pittsburgh

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Daniel Rossi-Keen

Board Member

eQuip Books

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Ron Gaydos

Board Member

Scenius Strategies, Pittsburgh Chamber of Co-ops, Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley

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Christopher Ellis

Board Member

Social Innovation Strategist at Fourth Economy

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Katie Hale

Board Member

Neighborworks Western PA, Certified Professional Coach

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Your Name Here

Future Board Member

Are you passionate about program development ? Do you want to help social impact project leaders succeed in reaching their goals? Do you want to help move New Sun Rising forward? Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume, or requests for additional information, to

Interested in lending your voice, time, thoughts, passion, or energy to the social innovation movement? Introduce yourself. You'll be glad you did.

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