Claudia Malloy, Advocacy Director, leads CSPI's program and grassroots strategies for national, state, and local policies and corporate campaigns. She supports and strengthens partnerships and mobilizes organizations, health professionals, and the public to build momentum for food and nutrition policies, especially in historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. Claudia has a 30-year career as a nonprofit leader.
Lisa Mankofsky is the Litigation Director at CSPI. She leads CSPI’s efforts to identify and bring class action and administrative lawsuits challenging deceptive advertising and labeling practices concerning food and supplements, working with CSPI staff and private lawyers. Ms. Mankofsky has significant experience litigating and advising on a range of complex civil cases in federal and state courts, including cases seeking to prevent unfair or deceptive marketing practices, false advertising, and violations of Consumer Protection Acts. As a long-time partner at Foley & Lardner LLP and as a Senior Trial Consultant, she worked on consumer protection laws prohibiting deceptive and unconscionable business practices in the areas of food, drug and product safety, and preventing telemarketing abuse. Ms. Mankofsky earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a BA with High Honors in Political Science from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars.
Meghan Maroney is a Senior Policy Associate focusing on school foods. She received her B.S. in Health Science from the University of Miami and her Master of Public Health from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. Prior to joining CSPI, Meghan worked at the Fund for Public Health at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and at the Partnership for a Healthier America during graduate school.
Katie Marx is a Policy Coordinator at CSPI and holds a B.A. in Public Health from American University. Prior to joining CSPI as a full-time staff member, she worked as an intern in the policy department, as well as an intern in the operations department at Lea Toto, a clinic for HIV positive children in the Kawangware neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and as an intern in the office of Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro. Katie has over two years of experience in advocacy and organizing, having served as a member of Advocates for Youth’s International Youth Leadership Council for the majority of her undergraduate career, where she worked on issues in global sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Lindsay Moyer is a Senior Nutritionist for Nutrition Action Healthletter. Lindsay is a Registered Dietitian and completed her dietetic internship at the National Institutes of Health with a concentration in clinical nutrition research. Lindsay earned her M.S. in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and B.A. in Science Writing/Journalism from Lehigh University.
Jacob Multer is a Federal Affairs Policy Associate working on nutrition policy and advocacy at CSPI. Prior to joining CSPI as a full-time staff member, he interned on CSPI’s SNAP policy team, worked on political campaigns, and taught a bioinformatics course for high schoolers from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM. Jake has several years of experience as an organizer and advocate working with displaced persons as a leader of the Wesleyan Refugee Project. He holds a B.A. in Government and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Wesleyan University.
Ribkah Amaha Naga is the Associate Director of Organizing and Capacity Building, where she leads the organizing team in their collective efforts to increase the impact of leaders and organizations in the field working towards an equitable food system through community building, policy change, and equitable grantmaking strategies.
She has over ten years of experience in coalition building and advancing health equity through policies, programs, and practices. Mostly recently, she worked as a program manager for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders program. Ribkah has also held roles as program manager at Health Share of Oregon, policy analyst at the Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, and legislative analyst for Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick.
She holds a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.
DeAnna Nara serves as a Senior Policy Associate focusing on initiatives to reduce sugary drink consumption. As an Edward Alexander Bouchet Doctoral Fellow, she earned her PhD in Nutritional Sciences from Howard University. Her doctoral dissertation work focused on nutritional management of chronic disease among low income, minority residents in DC, and she served as a teaching assistant in Howard’s Department of Nutritional Sciences. DeAnna earned a MSc in Botanical & Culinary Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS in Psychology from Howard University, completing her Post Baccalaureate Training at the National Institute of Mental Health within the Laboratory of Cellular & Molecular Regulation. DeAnna sits on the DC Board of Nutrition & Dietetics and is also a Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Specialist. DeAnna most recently served as policy advisor and public health Nutritionist for Terrific, Inc., a nonprofit housing and human services organization, where she advised DC policy for managing chronic disease for low income, at-risk, minority senior citizens.
Colleen O'Day is the Director of Human Resources and Administration at CSPI. She manages all human resources-related functions and oversees CSPI's administrative operations. Prior to joining CSPI in 2009, she served as Director of Human Resources at People for the American Way starting in 2005. Before that, O’Day held a variety of positions throughout her 18 years at Common Cause, including five years in the media relations office and 11 years as Director of Human Resources. O'Day earned a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Management from Brown University.
Ronda Parks serves as Accounting Associate and has been with CSPI since 2000. Her primary responsibilities are assisting the Finance Director with operations, coordinating the audit process, and managing invoices and payments.