August E. Brunsman IV, Executive Director
He served as the Secretary of the Board of the Humanist Community of Central Ohio from 2009 through 2013. He has volunteered in a number of roles for Camp Quest since 1999. August served as the Secretary of the Board of the Secular Coalition for America from 2006 through 2012. He is a member of the Humanist Society and performs nontheistic weddings, naming ceremonies, and memorial services as a humanist celebrant. His hobbies include cycling, painting, drawing, gardening, cooking, and programming.
Neil Wehneman, J.D., Development Director
Neil Wehneman has served as the Development Director of the Secular Student Alliance since early 2013.
In late 2015, Neil began serving as the SSA's Development Director in a volunteer capacity.
Kelley Freeman, Communications Associate
Kelley Freeman is the Communications Associate for the Secular Student Alliance as of October 2014.
Kelley graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2013 with a B.A. in Russian and a minor in sociology. She was the president of SSAUSC and is a former intern for both the Secular Student Alliance and Foundation Beyond Belief. During her time in college, she also founded a progressive student coalition at the University of South Carolina and was service director for her university chapter of Omega Phi Alpha, national service sorority.
Currently, Kelley is one half of the Secular Start Up team. When not at work, Kelley is an avid tea drinker, cat lover, and enjoys crocheting and reading.
Amber Scott, Development Associate
Amber Scott is the Development Associate for the Secular Student Alliance, supporting our fundraising and other efforts. She initially served as an SSA intern during the summer of 2009, and re-joined our staff in February 2014 as a Campus Organizing Assistant. In her spare time Amber enjoys bicycling, crafting, and practicing trapeze.
Campus Organizing Team
Nick Stancato, Campus Organizing Manager
Nick Stancato started at the SSA as an intern and has held many positions and responsibilities on his way to his current position. He manages the Campus Organizing Program and, among other programs and services, the SSA Annual Conference.
Nick ran the SSA at Ohio State, and successfully revived that group from its very inactive state. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a major in History as well as minors in Roman Classics and Religious Studies. He loves studying world mythologies and is an avid Roman history enthusiast. He enjoys video gaming in his off time.
Gordon Maples, Senior Campus Organizer
Gordon Maples is a former President of the University of Alabama SSA affiliate (the Crimson Secular Student Alliance), and founded the Southeastern Collegiate Atheist Alliance while in school in order to network with fellow secular student leaders from throughout the southeastern US.
Pete Zupan, Campus Organizer
Pete went to the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in Philosophy of Law, influenced by his passion for Church/State separation. He then went on to become the Vice President of the Secular Students and Skeptics Society and also the Volunteer Network Coordinator for the Colorado Regional SSA. He worked as an intern for Americans United for Separation of Church and State before coming to the SSA. He loves his dogs, science (particularly evolution), and Sci-Fi.
Tori Rehr, Administrative Associate
Lashana Harney, Intern
Lashana is a winter intern for SSA. She is currently a sophomore at Western Kentucky University with a double major in Public Relations and Asian Religions and Cultures. At WKU, she works for the student newspaper, the College Heights Herald, and as a PR Coordinator at Imagewest. She is also a part of WKU’s SSA.