NARAL Pro-Choice California
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Staff

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


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 became the only state to successfully regulate anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers and require them to share information about reproductive health options. 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.


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

Rebecca spearheads NARAL Pro-Choice California's proactive legislative campaigns, communications and cultural organizing. She is leading efforts to expose crisis pregnancy centers and hold them accountable, and partnerships with comedians to use humor to remove stigma and engage new activists in the fight for reproductive freedom.

Before joining NARAL in 2014, 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 America.


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.




Diana McCaffrey is the Development Events Associate at NARAL Pro-Choice America.

Before joining NARAL in 2016, Diana was volunteering with Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, a non-profit dedicated to empowering young women through music. At GRASP, Diana served as a band coach and helped organize workshops that fostered confidence and challenged gender stereotypes. Prior to GRASP Diana gained events experience working in different sectors of the music industry. At UC Berkeley, Diana worked with SUPERB Concerts coordinating and producing concerts on campus by buying talent, writing sponsorship proposals and dealing with various event logistics. She also interned with Alternative Tentacles, a local punk record label. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2014 Diana worked at Partisan Arts, an international music booking agency based in Sausalito. At Partisan Arts, Diana tracked ticket sales and settled concerts with promoters. During this time she also served as a production and hospitality assistant for the On the Run Tour (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) for the San Francisco tour dates. Diana graduated from UC Berkeley in 2014 with a B.A. in Sociology and minor in English Literature.


 
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