Meet The Team
Co-Executive Director, Development
Alison Marciniak (she/her) supports the organization’s work planning for proactive policy reform through the ballot measure process and manages the organization’s development work. Alison has organized and run field programs with Adios Arpaio, Arizona Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaigns, and Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy. Originally from the midwest, she grew up in Gilbert. She graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science
Co-Executive Director, Programs and Strategy
M. Teresa Mabry
Maria Teresa Mabry is a 3rd generation Phoenician – the grandchild of Mexican migrants and Black church leaders. M. Teresa graduated from Arizona State University with an Interdisciplinary degree in Justice Studies and Music, merging two loves. They build as an organizer because she knows there is something better for all of us. She is an inaugural Electoral Justice Fellow with the Movement for Black Lives and a member of Mijente. Teresa is an avid gardener, and spends their free time enjoying the sun and views of South Mountain from her backyard.
Co-Executive Director, Operations
Mayra Ibarra (she/her) was raised in South Phoenix and believes that investing in people and building local resources are essential to creating an equitable democracy. Previously with CARECEN and DC Greens, she brings over a decade of experience in managing coalitions, coordinating operations, planning fundraising initiatives, and engaging in local advocacy. Mayra is passionate about immigrant rights, food sovereignty, and community self-determination and has degrees in Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Studies in Culture, and American Studies. She also studied Executive Nonprofit Management at Georgetown University.
Election Protection Director
Taylor Moss (she/her) is the Election Protection Director at ADRC. Though Taylor is from Tucson, she spent most of her life in North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina and spent the last decade working as an organizer, and running the statewide Voter Protection program and digital communications to fight voter suppression in NC. Taylor is a storyteller and power-builder and is excited to be back in Arizona working to support democracy. Outside of ADRC, you'll find Taylor playing with her dog Reggie, trying new restaurants, and visiting all of Phoenix's outdoor markets.
Joel Edman (he/him) has been deeply engaged in Arizona's politics since being organized by dear friends in his youth. He attended Arizona State University and worked on various local and statewide campaigns before graduating from Harvard Law School in 2013. After clerking at the Arizona Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court of Arizona, with a fellowship at the ACLU of Arizona in between, Joel has had the privilege of being a full-time democracy advocate. He's also an obsessive Suns and NBA fan, and proud dog papa to Dax.