Wei Joined OTF in 2017 as Program Manager. Wei has a media background. Before joining OTF, Wei worked as a manager of media projects that use ICTs to amplify the voices of people in distress and support human rights.
Tara joined OTF in December 2016 as Program Manager. Before joining OTF, Tara worked on coordinating programs that empower and support civil society groups that that use ICTs to contribute towards human rights at the Association for Progressive Communications (APC).
Ms. Liu provides strategic and operational direction to OTF as it supports the development of global Internet freedom tools. In addition to directing operational policies and procedures, she coordinates issues in these areas the BBG, the International Broadcasting Bureau, other associated entities, and outside stakeholders.
Bernadette Mooney Burns has been RFA’s General Counsel since 2006 and was elected Secretary in 2008. She serves as the chief legal advisor for all RFA operations, programs,and initiatives including OTF.
Richard is responsible for advising the RFA and OTF on matters related to contracting and operating budgets including the development of annual and multi-year budgets and financial plans; contract reviews; analyzing the fiscal impact of legislation; playing a central role in the annual budget process and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Lindsay joined RFA in June 2014 as a program manager, actively engaged in OTF’s day-to-day operations. As the Digital Safety Director, Lindsay oversees OTF’s digital security assistance portfolio and manages the Digital Integrity Fellowship Program.
Chad joined OTF in November 2014 as the Director of Technology. He is active in reviewing the technical aspects of proposals, leading the Red Team and Secure Cloud Labs, and acting as OTF’s internal technology and security expert.
Denna Millet joined RFA in October 2014 as a Program Manager with OTF. Before joining OTF, she worked on programs to support digital activists, citizen journalists and civil society actors in the Middle East and North Africa at the National Democratic Institute.
Esther joined OTF in November 2014 as a Senior Program Manager. She is a lawyer by training, and served as a judicial clerk for the Alaska Supreme Court before OTF. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she focused on various aspects of internet and technology law. Before law school, Esther worked for Google in their New York and Boston offices.