This June, we welcomed four new members to the Maryland LCV team: Melanie Kincaid, Rianne Nickerson, Ruby Ondatje, and Julia Raimondi. We look forward to having their talent and passion put to work to help Maryland continue to be a leader among the states in boldly and equitably addressing the climate crisis. Please join us in welcoming our new team members to Maryland LCV and read more about their experience below:
Melanie, who has more than 15 years experience in helping nonprofit organizations, has already hit the ground running as Maryland LCV’s new donor engagement manager. Melanie’s career to date has focused on communications and fund development. She has supported a broad spectrum of missions including workforce development, affordable housing, the arts, environmental education and stewardship, and child care advocacy.
Rianne joined Maryland LCV in June 2023 as an environment and community intern. She is a rising fifth year student at Goucher College where she is studying Political Science and Environmental Studies. Her policy interests center around environmental justice and protecting marine wildlife. After receiving her bachelor’s degree Rianne plans to pursue a master’s degree in public administration. Rianne resides in her hometown in New York for the summer.
Ruby joined Maryland LCV in 2022 as an environmental policy and administrative intern, the Maryland LCV’s first high school work-study intern, and is returning this summer as the environmental policy and membership associate. Recently graduated from Severna Park High School, she will attend the University of Maryland in the fall. Ruby will major in environmental science and policy with a concentration in marine and coastal environments.
Julia joined Maryland LCV in June as an environmental policy intern. She is a rising junior at the University of Maryland where she is studying government, politics, and public policy. Her policy interests center on increasing equity in the United States. Her previous experience includes data collection and analysis to improve government processes and accountability. Julia resides in her hometown in New Jersey for the summer.