Click on each staff member to learn more about their roles at SpeakUp!
Martie has been actively involved with SpeakUp! since its inception and became the Executive Director in 2015. Martie has over 20 years of experience providing strategic advisory services to individuals, nonprofits and foundations including The Pew Charitable Trusts, the William Penn Foundation, Glaxo Smith Kline, and others. As a member of the Gillin family, Martie is personally and professionally passionate about the mission.
Kim is responsible for SpeakUp!’s daily operations including finance, administration, technology and human resources. Kim has been a member of the SpeakUp! staff since 2007.
Erica role as Program Director entails training, coaching, and supporting educators to facilitate the SpeakUp! model with students, families, and fellow educators. Erica comes to SpeakUp! with several years of experience in education along with programming and cultivating relationships in the non-profit sector where youth have been the recipients. Erica is certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid and has been a member of the SpeakUp! Staff since 2018.
Kassy is an important member of the program team with her role in the planning and execution of our SpeakUp! Events. Her organization skills and attention to detail aid her in the coordination and logistics of our events, workshops & meetings. She enjoys working closely with our SpeakUp! Facilitators, Volunteers & Student Advisory Group members, and is also on our internal impact measurement team. Kassy is certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid & the QPR Gatekeeper Program. She has been a member of the SpeakUp! staff since 2017.