NARAL Pro-Choice California
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Staff

  • Amy Everitt, State Director
  • Chelsea Gelbart, Programs Manager
  • Rebecca Griffin, Assistant Director, California Programs
  • Amy Pineda, Program and Admin Associate
  • Emily Greenberg, Special Events Manager


Amy Everitt is the State Director of NARAL Pro-Choice California and NARAL Pro-Choice California Foundation.

As the State Director for NARAL Pro-Choice California, Amy Everitt has been an innovative advocate for reproductive freedom for women and families throughout California.Under her leadership, California is the only state to successfully regulate anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers and hold them accountable for their false advertising. Amy's background in campaigns and elections, grassroots and grasstops organizing and coalition building has positioned NARAL as one of the top advocacy organizations for reproductive freedom in the state. She is regularly quoted in the press and has been published in the Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle and Huffington Post.

​Amy was born and raised in the Bay Area, previously working at the Democratic National Committee, EdVoice and on a variety of political campaigns throughout the U.S. She passionatelybelieves that profit can intersect with social good and has worked at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the U. S. Trade and Development Agency in Washington, DC bridging business opportunities for American companies with infrastructure needs in developing countries. She is a Steering Committee member for the Civil Rights Coalition of California, an Ambassador with the Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women in SF and a Board member of the Center for Civic Engagement.

She holds a BA in Politics from UC Santa Cruz and a Master's in International Pacific Affairs from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. She currently lives in the Bay Area with her three kids.


Chelsea Gelbart is the Programs Manager at NARAL Pro-Choice California. Chelsea works on California legislative and political affairs as well as CPC advocacy and campus organizing.

Chelsea joined NARAL Pro-Choice California in 2012 as an intern during the election cycle. In that time, she worked on creating targeted mail pieces for competitive local, state, and congressional races in California. Chelsea brings a unique set of skills and perspective to NARAL; prior to her internship she was a team leader for Organizing for America where she recruited, trained, and managed a local team to re-elect President Obama. While studying abroad in Switzerland, Chelsea managed communications for a health non-profit and developed a unique social media campaign to promote awareness for cardiovascular diseases. Chelsea has always been passionate about choice and family planning and began to advocate for reproductive rights while working on contraceptive coverage for low income women at a community clinic in Washington, DC. She graduated with degrees in Anthropology and Economics from Smith College.



Rebecca Griffin is the Assistant Director, California Programs for NARAL Pro-Choice California.

Before joining NARAL, Rebecca worked as political director of Peace Action West, a grassroots advocacy organization that works for smarter solutions to global problems.She led multifaceted advocacy campaigns to influence Congress on issues such as ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, realigning national budget priorities and promoting diplomacy with Iran. She traveled frequently throughout the western states to organize communities and to Washington, DC, to bring grassroots concerns about foreign policy directly to decision makers. She also ran the Peace Action West Voter Fund, a PAC that works to elect pro-peace congressional candidates. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Music Performance and Italian with minors in political science and race, culture and power.



Amy Pineda is the Program and Admin Associate at NARAL Pro-Choice California.

Amy Pineda joined NARAL in 2015 after working on the Wendy Davis gubernatorial campaign in Texas. As a Field Organizer in the Fort Worth and Arlington area she recruited, trained and developed volunteer leaders and directors, she also engaged actively in networking with local organizations and community leaders. Prior to that, Amy was an Executive Assistant at a well established San Francisco company where she managed the company’s website, was the liaison for various vendors and non-profits, tracked financial and operational figures, and planned events for up to 250 guests. Amy has a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business from San Francisco State University. She was a part of the International Business Society, and Alpha Kappa Psi, a co-ed professional business fraternity where she was the Vice President of Alumni Relations.



Emily Greenberg is the Special Events Manager at NARAL Pro-Choice California.

Before joining NARAL in 2015, Emily managed fundraising events and annual giving at Women Employed, a nonprofit focused on mobilizing people and organizations to expand educational and employment opportunities for working women. In her role as Development Officer, Emily managed all fundraising activities and event logistics for The Working Lunch, their annual gala fundraiser, in addition to recruiting and staffing table hosts and volunteers. Prior to that, Emily worked at The Field Museum, managing over 20 donor events annually, and staffing three donor committees and councils. Emily started her development career in New York City, where she was a development and special events associate at The Animal Medical Center, a nonprofit animal hospital founded in 1910, that promotes the health and well-being of companion animals through advanced treatment, research and education. Emily has a B.A. from Brandeis University in Health: Science, Society, and Policy, with a Minor in Environmental Studies, and a Masters in Public Service Management from DePaul University.


 
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