Staff

Eric LeCompte

For more than 20 years, Eric LeCompte has led religious groups to win policies that alleviate poverty, address global conflict and promote human rights.‎ He is the Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network, a development coalition of more than 650 religious groups and US organizations. Learn more about Eric here

 

Kate Zeller

Kate Zeller is the Campaigns Director at Jubilee USA. She leads Jubilee USA’s grassroots outreach efforts and develops and implements advocacy strategies to achieve the organization’s campaign goals. Kate oversees a national grassroots outreach campaign to increase participation in the Jubilee Congregations program, representing the organization in meetings with faith communities, as well as an organized outreach effort to increase the size of Jubilee USA’s national Network Council. She participates in policy and advocacy meetings, prepares written communications and development materials and acts as a liaison with between Jubilee USA and many national and local partners.

John Gorman

John Gorman serves as the Policy Associate for Jubilee USA Network. He supports Jubilee’s campaign priorities by researching, writing, advocating, and contributing to policy education.  He also supports the efforts of Jubilee through media outreach, social media, and communication strategy. John has lived in the Washington DC area his whole life and is currently attending Washington University in St. Louis. John is studying Economics and Political Science with a minor in Mathematics. John is passionate about history, geography, and urban planning and is an avid runner. He is invested in ensuring economic and social institutions are inclusive and allow for the lives of all, especially the most vulnerable and needy, to be content without fear or pain.

Aleja Hertzler-McCain

Aleja Hertzler-McCain is the Outreach Associate for Jubilee USA Network. Aleja works with the campaign director to coordinate outreach efforts and the strengthening of the Jubilee network, as well as operations regarding campaign strategy. She also supports overall office operations, fundraising, grant applications, and direct mail outreach. She grew up in Mount Rainier, Maryland, and she just finished her sophomore year at Pomona College in Southern California, where she is completing majors in Music and Anthropology. Aleja's musical background has inspired her approach to collaborative problem solving, and her anthropological education supports her understanding of global economic injustices and the potential for alternate ways of living more equitably. 

Cullen Trobec

Cullen Trobec is the Communications Associate for Jubilee USA Network. Cullen works with the Communications Director to complete tasks and projects such as writing and editing online content, organizational resources and press materials. He also supports Jubilee by conducting media research and outreach to reporters, as well as providing assistance with press filings and administrative support at Jubilee USA sponsored events. Cullen grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, and recently completed his junior year at St. John's University (MN) where he is pursuing a degree in Political Science and Peace Studies. He is committed to furthering policies and initiatives that ensure that good governance always adapts to protect those who face disadvantages in all forms. 

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The Communications Associate for Jubilee USA Network supports the efforts of Jubilee through media outreach, social media, and communication strategy. 

Vagisha Agrawal 

Vagisha Agrawal is the Executive and Development Associate for Jubilee USA Network. She supports Jubilee's overall operations by assembling grant proposals, organizing financial reports, and assisting in administration work. She also assists Jubilee with donor outreach materials, direct mailings, and social media content/strategies. Vagisha grew up in India, Kuwait, U.A.E., and Canada. She recently completed her junior year at the University of Calgary where she is pursuing a degree in Political Science and Communication Studies. She is passionate about socio-economic justice and is excited to have extended her classroom beyond the constraints of a lecture hall by interning for Jubilee USA Network. She is looking forward to learning more about non-profit operations and transnational economic justice during her term at Jubilee USA Network.   

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The Development and Executive Associate for Jubilee USA Network supports overall office operations, fundraising, grant applications, and direct mail outreach.