Former Board

Carter Klenk

September 28, 2011

Carter Klenk-Morse is a queer mother living in Brooklyn, NY. As a consultant, she travels nationally providing training, technical assistance, facilitation, organizational development and organizing support to community-based and movement organizations. Carter has a background in LGBTSTGNC anti-violence work, youth organizing and radical parenting work. She has been a member of a broad range of groups including: the All Nations Alliance, the Audre Lorde Project's (ALP) Capital Campaign Organizing Committee, the Red Earth Women's Alliance, Colorado Street Medics and NYMAA. She served on the Board of Directors of YouthAction, the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. Carter represented community members calling for police accountability as part of the Denver Taskforce on Police Use of Force. She is a volunteer and ally with the Audre Lorde Project's SOS Collective and has also provided security and de-escalation of conflict services at numerous community events. She currently works as an organizational development consultant for SONG. For over a decade Carter has been facilitating group processes and offers trainings on consensus decision-making models. She is an amateur baker and wild fermenter, extended nursing and cloth diapering advocate and an aspiring doula.

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Causten Wollerman

July 22, 2010

Causten Wollerman Causten Wollerman is a mixed Latin@ who grew up in Denver, Colorado. For the past three years Causten has worked at the Colorado Progressive Coalition and is currently their Lead Racial Justice Organizer focusing on racial disparities in the juvenile justice system and organizing against police and prisons. While at the Colorado Progressive Coalition Causten has worked on LGBTQ voter registration, get out the vote campaigns, the Fail the Jail campaign, the Rights and Juvenile Justice Education campaign, the Fix Broken Policing community project and a racial profiling hotline. Causten is also a member of the Luz Reproductive Justice Think Tank, and a Third Wave Foundation Board member. Most of Causten’s work and activist experiences have been in social justice, racial justice, police accountability, queer rights, anti-violence, youth organizing, education and reproductive justice. Causten is passionate about challenging oppression, building community, being a whole person and working towards a society where justice is the status quo.

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Dipty Jain

July 22, 2010

Dipty Jain Dipty Jain, JD, Senior Consultant at FMA, assists FMA’s clients with developing an appropriate fiscal infrastructure and implementing effective fiscal policies and procedures and internal financial controls. Her legal experience coupled with her background in auditing and internal controls work gives her a comprehensive perspective when providing finance and operations guidance to not-for-profit organizations. After graduating from The College of New Jersey with a B.S. in Accounting, Dipty worked as a public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She also spent over four years performing domestic and international internal controls audits at Schering-Plough Corporation and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. She holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was a Sparer Public Interest Law Fellow, and worked as a legal intern with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and the Urban Justice Center’s Community Development and Domestic Violence Projects. Dipty volunteers with Queens based Andolan, Organizing South Asian Workers, serves on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey-based nonprofit Manavi, and is Chair of the Finance Committee of the Third Wave Foundation.

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Kai Gurley

June 20, 2010

Kai Gurley is a genderqueer Georgia peach, born in Atlanta and now living in Saxapahaw, North Carolina. Kai joined the Third Wave Board of Directors in 2007, and is currently Board Chair. Following a four-year stint as Development Coordinator at the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, Kai is now an independent grantwriting consultant for several reproductive justice organizations all over the U.S. Kai is also an aspiring farmer, and has recently interned on organic farms in rural North Carolina. Kai is especially fond of cows, planning for parenting, and v-neck sweaters. Kai graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida State University in 2001 with a BS in Interdisciplinary Social Science, focusing primarily on Sociology and Political Science.

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