John is Executive Director and cofounder of Other98. John is a principal at Agit-Pop (agit-pop.com) and President of The Ruckus Society. John worked with Greenpeace during the 90s, directing their Washington DC office, sailing with their Marine Division and coordinating dozens of nonviolent actions throughout the US. In the last 20 years he has coordinated scores of creative actions for the dozens of organizations from the SteelWorkers to CREDO to SEIU to the Students for a Free Tibet.
Samantha is the Action and Trainings Director for Other 98%. She is also a lead trainer with The Ruckus Society, a founding member of the New York Action Network, cofounder of Occupy Sandy, and cofounder of Movement Net Lab. She has delivered countless trainings in creative nonviolence, affinity group organizing, strategic planning, scouting and high-tech action. Sam is based in New York City.
Kelly is our Technical Director. He has an extensive background in web development and online strategy, having built websites, apps, content management systems and other online tools for organizations such as United to End Genocide, SEIU, Credo, and MoveOn.org. As a founding organizer of Occupy DC, Kelly trained dozens of “non-techies” in web development and livestreaming, and organized “hackathons” with groups like Sunlight Laboratories and the Open Technology Initiative at New America Foundation. He is based in Olympia, WA.
Caty is Other 98%’s Director of Development. A Washington, DC native, Caty has done development and communications work for several non-profit organizations and public elementary schools. She has also organized and played support roles for protests with groups like Anti-Racist Action DC and The Tribe. As a founding member of Occupy DC, Caty was responsible for providing content and strategy for the group’s social media feeds. Caty is also based in Olympia, WA.
Andy is the Artistic Director and Cofounder of Other98. Andy is a graphic designer and animator who has been creating viral content since 2000. While working as a web designer for Bank of America, he won ‘Bush in 30 Years’: a flash animation contest sponsored by MoveOn.org, which opened the door to being the graphics guy for many progressive political organizations. He went on to form Agit-Pop Communications, an award winning viral media firm with partners John Sellers of the Ruckus Society and Andrew Boyd of Billionaires for Bush.
Genevieve Raymond is our Operations Director. Genevieve has an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA and has worked with Rainforest Action Network, the Ruckus Society, and Urban Strategies Council, providing research and data analysis to Oakland’s community-based organizations. Genevieve is also a co-founder of MOMS – Making Our Milk Safe, which advocates to reduce toxins in breast milk.