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. 

Alabama

Josh Sahib
The Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Auburn University

Arizona

Diana White
Chandler Innovations Incubator

Arkansas

Grace Rains & Tiffany Henry
Conductor
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Delaware

Troy Mix
Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
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Florida

Lauren Prager
Synapse Florida
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Joseph Russo
Palm Beach Tech
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Georgia

Jason Jones
JE CATALYST INC.

Hawaii

Maui Business Brainstormers (MBB)

Idaho

Norris Krueger
Entrepreneurship Northwest
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Indiana

Grant Carlile
The Mountains
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Iowa

Kady Light
University of Iowa, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Massachussetts

Longzhen Han | Travis Hunter
MIT REAP
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Michigan

Monica Wheat
Venture Catalysts
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Minnesota

Ini Augustine
SocialWise Media Group
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Mississippi

Mani Hairston
OPEN
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Missouri

Adrienne Haynes
Multicultural Business Coalition, Inc.
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New Mexico

Jennifer Case Nevarez
Community Learning Network and New Mexico TechWorks

North Carolina

Thom Ruhe
NC IDEA
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Oklahoma

Kristin Garcia
Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Fegert
Penn State Small Business Development Center

Puerto Rico

Carlos Jimenez
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South Carolina

Laura McIntosh
South Carolina Department of Commerce, Office of Innovation
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Texas

Joshua Baer
Capital Factory
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