Our Team

The Carpentries Team

Meet Carpentries staff and others who work with us


We work in teams to manage our day to day work and our large projects. Read more about who is on each team and what each team does.

Tracy K. Teal, PhD

Executive Director
Leadership Team and Business Team Lead

Erin Becker, PhD

Associate Director
Curriculum Team Lead

Kari L. Jordan, PhD

Senior Director of Equity and Assessment

Elizabeth Williams

Director of Membership
Membership Team Lead

François Michonneau, PhD

Curriculum Development Lead
Infrastructure Team Lead

Karen Word, PhD

Deputy Director of Instructor Training
Instructor Training Team Lead

Maneesha Sane

Program Manager

Serah Njambi Rono

Community Engagement Lead
Community Development Team Lead

SherAaron Hurt

Workshop and Logistics Manager
Workshops Team Lead

Talisha Sutton-Kennedy

Administrative Support Specialist