Staff

Staff

Senior Communications Specialist

Renee Plog has been with NCCD since 2004. Renee supports NCCD’s communications efforts, with a particular focus on digital communications and publications. Renee is...

Rachel Polivka
Researcher

Rachel Polivka joined NCCD as a researcher in August 2018 after her internship. Prior to this, Rachel was a student research assistant in two labs: one focusing on the...

Researcher

Katie Press joined the NCCD research team in 2016 after completing her master’s degree in social work (MSW) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. While in the MSW program...

Divya Priyadarshini
Database Administrator

Divya Priyadarshini joined NCCD as a database administrator in June 2017. Prior to this, she worked as an Oracle database administrator for multiple clients in manufacturing...

Jun Qiao
Researcher

Jun Qiao joined NCCD as a researcher in 2018 after working for companies and organizations in retail, health care, consumer package goods, manufacturing, and education...

Program Support Manager

Emily Ramasamy joined NCCD's Madison office in 2014 and currently serves as program support manager. In this role, she supervises and manages work requests for the program...

Associate Director of Research Analytics

Chris Scharenbroch has over 15 years’ experience turning system data into meaningful information. He works with child welfare, juvenile justice, adult corrections, education...

Aman Sebahtu
Community Violence Prevention Program Manager

Aman Sebahtu joined NCCD in 2017 as the community violence prevention program manager in the Oakland, California, office, where he is developing a portfolio of community...

Program Associate

Douglas Smith joined NCCD as a program associate in May 2016, bringing with him a variety of social work experience. For years, in both Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin...

Researcher

Hailey Smith joined NCCD’s research team in October 2016. Previously, she worked with youth at The Grow Academy, a residential placement facility in Oregon, Wisconsin. Hailey...