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Meet Our Team


Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Is the Leading Political Voice for Kids


Meet Our Team

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Is the Leading Political Voice for Kids

SCAN’s senior leaders are the ultimate advocates. With a decades-long track record of changemaking, their passion drives our movement for kids – so together, we can build a future where every child thrives.

Leadership profiles

Christy Gleason

Executive Director

Christy grew up with a passion for politics and public service. She was hooked at age 12, when she volunteered for her first campaign and joined her very first protest. She’s spent the past twenty years working in government and politics, connecting people to policy making.

Before joining SCAN, Christy served as strategist to Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), advising him on policy issues from global health, housing and foreign policy to equity, education, appropriations and ethics. She worked to connect Delaware voices to the legislative process, serving as a liaison to diaspora communities, non-profits, faith communities and more.

Christy brings extensive experience in electoral politics, having managed several electoral campaigns on the federal, state-wide and state legislative levels and previously served as the program director for the Center for American Women and Politics.

She earned her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in International Relations from American University in 1993 and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1998. Today, she lives in Wilmington, Delaware, with her husband and their precocious six-year-old son.

Kimberly Robson

Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly has more than 30 years of political, policy, fundraising and field organizing experience. Before joining SCAN, she served for eight years as the Director of Affiliate and National Programs at NARAL Pro-Choice America, where she was responsible for designing, overseeing and implementing all aspects of their plan to build a politically active constituency nationwide. In addition, she was responsible for implementing programs to build capacity in the state affiliate network.

From 2002-2006, Kimberly was National Field Director at People for the American Way, where she served as co-chair of the National Grassroots taskforce on the federal judiciary and managed the Political Action Committee. She also spent five years as Director of Policy and Programs for Women’s Action for New Directions, representing the organization on Capitol Hill and working for two years as Finance Director for Citizen Action’s Campaign for a Responsible Congress. She grew up in Utah, but has made Washington, D.C., her home for the last 25 years.

Diana Onken

Managing Director of State & Electoral Campaigns

Diana oversees SCAN’s state legislative campaigns, electoral campaigns and family engagement program. With more than two decades of experience, she blends advocacy, electoral campaigning, digital strategy, strategic planning and grassroots organizing to secure policy wins for kids.

Before joining SCAN, Diana was the Deputy Field Director at NARAL Pro-Choice America, where she was the architect of many successful advocacy campaigns and grassroots political efforts. Prior to her work there, she led digital strategy at the Moving Ideas Network. She also served as the grassroots lobbyist for League of Women Voters, organized political campaigns for Maryland NARAL and led various fundraising and field programs for Peace Action.

Diana has a B.A. in English Studies form Illinois State University and a Master’s of Public Management from the University of Maryland College Park School of Public Policy.

Nick Groneman


Nick is an accomplished financial professional with extensive experience in banking, financial services and financial analysis. Before joining SCAN, he spent 4 years at Save the Children US, where he supported the development of multiyear agency revenue and expense projections for a nearly $1 billion organizational budget and defined and managed the data governance and implementation of the financial coding process. Prior to that, Nick managed operations for the funding team at Dealer’s Financial Services and worked in banking operations for JP Morgan Chase.

As SCAN’s Treasurer, Nick manages a $10 million budget, provides financial analysis and ensures cash flow is adequate and all legal policies adhered to. He also serves as Senior Advisor of Finance and Operations for Save the Children’s PAC (Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns) Division.

Nick earned his B.A. in Finance from the University of Kentucky in 2010. Today, he lives in Union, Kentucky, with his wife and their two daughters.

Savannah Fox

Managing Director of National Campaigns & Constituency

As Managing Director at Save the Children Action Network, the political advocacy arm of Save the Children, Savannah oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s federal campaigns and national constituency programs- including the Student Engagement, Volunteer Leaders, Peer to Peer Fundraising, and national events and trainings. She leads SCAN’s community of organizers, advocates, fundraisers, campaigners, and volunteers to be the political voice for kids.

Savannah brings more than 15 years to her pursuit of a society and organizational cultures where everyone belongs and has equitable opportunities to thrive. Before her current role, Savannah held leadership roles at several mission-driven organizations and nonprofits. Most recently, at CARE International she developed and executed advocacy strategies and campaigns focused on ending global poverty through protecting women and girls’ health, fighting climate change, ensuring economic justice, and increasing access to technology and education. Savannah’s prior leadership spanned over a decade at Amnesty International USA she developed deep subject-matter expertise on human rights issues, delivered world-class training programs, and successful implemented a 5-year global strategic plan.

Originally from Georgia, Savannah grew up in a family of public-school teachers who instilled a passion for education and public service. She canvassed for policy reform for the first time in middle school and has worked for advocacy organizations at the intersection of policy, development, and social impact ever since.

Savannah earned her M.A. in Global Public Policy from John Hopkins University and her M.A. in International Relations from The University of South Carolina. Today, she lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and their adventure-seeking dog.

Board Of Directors

Janti Soeripto, Board Chair
President and CEO
Save the Children US

Steve Carey, Vice Chair
Founder and Chairman
Potomac Strategic Development Company, LLC

Tanya Baskin
President and CEO
The Baskin Group

John A. Girardi

Austin Hearst
CEO and Chair
Chestnut Holdings LLC

Tom Miller

Danita Ostling
Retired Partner and Professional Practice Director
Ernst & Young LLP US-East Region

Strategic Plan

Our leaders set five goals to achieve over the next five years, so we can drive powerful impact that lasts.


We’re building our collective power and growing an inclusive grassroots movement – led by skilled advocates with lived experiences to share.


We want to be a nationally recognized powerhouse holding elected leaders accountable and changing policies to help children thrive.


We strive to be the leader in running successful ballot initiatives and campaigns in key states, electing bipartisan champions to advance our policy priorities.


We’re thoughtfully deploying our resources in SCAN states so we can make the most impact for kids.


To achieve transformational policy change for children, we must increase and diversify our fundraising goals – leveraging revenue to amplify our advocacy and electoral work.


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