State Coordinators

GEN is seeking candidates to serve as GEW State Coordinator positions. State Coordinators (SC) will serve as an extension of the GEW USA National Coordinator in their state. A State Coordinator (SC) is someone who is well connected in ecosystems throughout their state, knows the actors, and is able to galvanize action. Candidates should be able to recruit Community Organizers in multiple cities throughout the state. 

Apply here if you would like to become a coordinator in your state. Please contact Ellen Bateman, Director for U.S. Ecosystems at ellen@genglobal.org with any questions. 

Please note there is only one State Coordinator per state unless granted permission otherwise. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This is a volunteer position. 

Arizona

Diana White
Chandler Innovations Incubator
Chandler

Arkansas

Grace Rains & Tiffany Henry
Conductor
Conway
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Delaware

Troy Mix
Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
Newark
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Florida

Lauren Prager
Synapse Florida
Tampa
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Joseph Russo
Palm Beach Tech
West Palm Beach
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Georgia

Jason Jones
JE CATALYST INC.
Atlanta

Hawaii

Maui Business Brainstormers (MBB)
Maui

Idaho

Norris Krueger
Entrepreneurship Northwest
Boise
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Indiana

Grant Carlile
The Mountains
South Bend
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Iowa

Kady Light
University of Iowa, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
Iowa City

Massachussetts

Longzhen Han | Travis Hunter
MIT REAP
Cambridge
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Michigan

Monica Wheat
Venture Catalysts
Detroit
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Minnesota

Ini Augustine
SocialWise Media Group
Minneapolis
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Mississippi

Mani Hairston
OPEN
Jackson
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Missouri

Adrienne Haynes
Multicultural Business Coalition, Inc.
Kansas City
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New Mexico

Jennifer Case Nevarez
Community Learning Network and New Mexico TechWorks
Santa Fe

North Carolina

Thom Ruhe
NC IDEA
Durham
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Puerto Rico

Carlos Jimenez
YEES!
San Juan
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South Carolina

Laura Corder
South Carolina Department of Commerce, Office of Innovation
Columbia
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Texas

Joshua Baer
Capital Factory
Austin
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