Office of the Executive Director

Steve Hawkins, Executive Director

Matthew Schweich, Deputy Director

Natasha Olinger, Chief of Staff

Mandi Neff, Operations Manager

Kate Bell, General Counsel

Federal Policies

Don Murphy, Director of Federal Policies

State Policies

Karen O’Keefe, Director of State Policies

Chris Lindsey, Senior Legislative Counsel

Matt Simon, New England Political Director and Legislative Analyst

Olivia Naugle, Legislative Coordinator

State Campaigns

Jared Moffat, Campaigns Coordinator

David Boyer, Maine Political Director


Mason Tvert, Spokesperson/Media Relations Director


Nell Garver, Database Manager

Alex Langer, Membership Services Manager

Information Technology

Jon Brown, Director of IT

Garret Overstreet, Web Developer

Kate Zawidzki, Web Content Manager

For bios of key staff, click here. 

For hiring inquiries, please email [email protected]. For information on job opportunities at MPP, click here.