Changemaker Team

Envision your change... and take the next step!

You might meet some of our team at res hall visits, resource fairs, a student org meetings or at campus events. Want to chat with someone one on one about how YOU can get involved at UNH?

Our Changemaker Coaches coach students to make the most of their UNH experience, while driving social, environmental and economic action. Schedule a session today!

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Caitlin photoCaitlin Durnbaugh, ’21
Changemaker Coach
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Caitlin Durnbaugh is a junior dual majoring in Human Development & Family Studies and Spanish. On campus, her passion for social justice and cultural awareness has led her to be a fellow Changemaker Coach, a member of the Black Student Union, as well as a member of Buddies Without Borders, a club that encourages cultural exchange between international and American students. She is also an alumna of the Semester in The City program where she interned at 826 Boston (Egleston Center), a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization. There, she helped empower traditionally underserved students ages 6-18 to find their voices, tell their stories, and gain communication skills to succeed in school and in life. Off campus, she enjoys traveling, photography, and anything where she can get outdoors! 

 

JulianaJuliana Good ’21 
Lead Changemaker Coach &
NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge Consultant
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Juliana is a junior Music Performance major, and a student of the Accelerated Masters in Public Policy program through the Carsey School. She is an active member of the UNH Symphony Orchestra as the principal violist, and participates in several other ensembles within the Department of Music. Outside of the Department of Music, she is working on starting her budding nonprofit company, Crescendo Inclusive Curriculums (a 2017 NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge Student Track winning idea), which has the goal of expanding access to fine and performing arts for disabled students. She wants to play a part in creating a world where all students, regardless of their identities, backgrounds, or circumstances, have access to an empowering education throughout their lives. Juliana is enthusiastic about working with fellow UNH students to develop ideas that will “Do Well and Do Good” in the world!

 

Erin photoErin Gralton ’21
Changemaker Coach
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Erin Gralton is a junior double majoring in Accounting and Women’s Studies with a minor in Social Justice and Leadership. On campus, Erin is part of the co-ed community service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega, is a Paul College Tour Guide, a Peer Advisor for Paul College Freshman, a Dean's Ambassador for the Dean of Paul College, a Community Assistant in the Gables, on the Executive Board for Best Buddies as the Treasurer and is a Fellow and Changemaker Coach for CSIE. Erin was a fellow in the B Impact Clinic during its inaugural semester and is an alumna of the Semester in the City program. While in Boston, she interned with Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC). JPNDC is an affordable housing community-based organization that works to find affordable housing for low to moderate income individuals. Here she had a business analytics internship and worked with property financials to track and update company systems.

 

Kaitlin imageKaitlin Griffin, ’22
Changemaker Coach
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Kaitlin Griffin is a sophomore dual majoring in Business Administration and Sustainability. While in high school, she developed facilitation skills as a leader in the student group, the Ethics Forum, which helped other high schoolers tackle tough topics through meaningful discussion at regional conventions. Since arriving at UNH, she has been excited to merge her interests in business and sustainability by getting involved in organizations such as Dorm Hall Council and CSIE. Last year, she was named a 2019-20 Newman Civic Fellow. In this fellowship she will be partnering with Celebrate Durham, a community organization, to bring together the town of Durham and UNH students. This past summer she also interned with BerryDunn, a certified public accounting and management consulting firm through the Social Innovation Internship program. As an intern, she helped refine the Employee Engagement Consulting methodology for BerryDunn’s commercial clients. Kaitlin is very excited to be a Changemaker Coach and to help students get involved in different activities to spread positive change.

 

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Ely Marciano, ’21
Changemaker Coach
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Ely Marciano is a junior Philosophy major with minors in Business Administration and Design and is originally from Amherst, New Hampshire. On campus he spends his time promoting student opportunities as a Changemaker Coach for CSIE, organizing and keeping track of funds for events as the Treasurer of his Residential Hall Council, serving as an Ignitor for the Paul FIRE program, and shredding the slopes with friends in the Ski and Board Club. Off campus Ely spends a lot of time in Germany with his family. He has led international groups of young adults through multiple volunteer camps and spends his free time exploring new places and meeting new people.

 

Alex photoAlex Papadakis, ’21
Changemaker Coach
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Alex Papadakis is a junior Nutrition and Dietetics major with a dual major in EcoGastronomy and a minor in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems. On campus, Alex is a Hamel Scholar and involved in the Wellness Task Force, is a Writing Assistant at the Connors Writing Center, as well as a Building Manager and Fitness Program Assistant at the Hamel Recreation Center. Alex became involved with CSIE as a Changemaker Coach after serving as a College for Social Innovation Fellow during her Semester in the City. During her time in Boston, she interned with Project Bread, an anti-hunger organization that seeks to prevent and end hunger in the state of Massachusetts. As a Changemaker Coach, Alex is looking forward to sharing her interest in innovation and social change with others.

 

SaffronSaffron Duffy, ’22

Saffron is a sophomore Health Management and Policy major. On campus, she is involved in the Student Organization for Health Leadership, and through them has volunteered at Wentworth Douglas Hospital, and represented the organization at the Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives 2018 Event. She became involved with CSIE after participating in the Semester in The City during the Fall of 2019. While in Boston, she interned at Victory Programs, a non-profit organization focused on helping the population with chronic illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and Hep C, who may also struggle with substance abuse and homelessness.

As a member of the Changemaker Team, Saffron is beyond excited to put her love of public speaking to use and sharing her amazing experience through Semester in the City with her fellow peers.

 

SeanSean Fogarty, ’18/Fall 20G

Sean Fogarty is a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, where he is pursuing a Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in 2018, and in 2016 was the only non-traditional undergraduate Founding Fellow for Semester in the City. During his time as an intern at Green City Growers in Somerville, MA, he was inspired by the enthusiasm of third-grade students working in their school gardens, whose eyes lit up at the chance to get dirty and enjoy the fruits of their labor. But he found his professional passion in analyzing data to help GCG prepare for and manage pests and disease in their urban farms. Sean’s MS thesis project aims to develop good agricultural practices (GAPs) and food safety standards for aquaponic food production systems. He is excited to share the results of of this work at the UNH Graduate Research Conference this April.

 

KaelliKaelli Gehrung, ’22

Kaelli Auraelia Gehrung is a sophomorePublic Services & Nonprofit Leadership and Justice Studies dual major. She transferred from Plymouth State University after her freshman year and started working for CSIE in October of 2019. She plans on participating in the Semester in the City program during her junior year. She is passionate about human rights and public policy, and finding justice for those who can't on their own. Off campus, she enjoys fitness and exploring the outdoors, especially with friends!

 

CynthyaCynthya Gluck, ’22

Cynthya is a sophomore English/Journalism and Sustainability dual major. On campus she is the Storytelling Fellow for CSIE. Her role is to write student spotlight pieces on changemakers. She has contributed pieces to The New Hampshire and also works in the Honors Program office. Cynthya was a finalist in the Student Track of the 2019 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge, designing a portable feminine hygiene pack for women in shelters. Cynthya is currently interning at The GroundTruth Project through the Semester in the City program as an Editorial Fellow. While in Boston, she will be working on the GroundTruth podcast project and on a new editorial project for the Report for America initiative. She is also one of the Community Advisors for the cohort. Cynthya is excited to use the intersection of journalism and sustainability to promote social innovation and social justice.

 

StefStefanie Kistler, ’23

Stefanie is a freshman Biomed major with a medical microbiology option. On campus, she is involved with the skit comedy group, Sketched Out! and hopes to be involved the Mask and Dagger theater group and UNH's department performances. She also plans to get involved with volunteer work, specifically at nearby animal shelters and the Artsreach program, which provides arts opportunities for children. Stefanie is looking forward to the opportunity to be around other socially innovative people who want to make the world a better place, and applied to work at CSIE because she felt it would help her grow as a student and person.

 

victorVictor Menudier, ’21

Victor Menudier is a junior Business Administration major with a finance option. He recently transferred from Presbyterian College, SC and is originally from France. On campus, Victor is a member of the men’s soccer team where he won the American East Championship last November. After gaining interest in the people-planet-profit approach of the Changemaker Education program, he became involved in CSIE. He won the Parent Association Grant with the purpose of creating and hosting an event next semester related to his study area.

 

AlexandraAlexandra Vergara, ’23

Alexandra Vergara is a freshman English Education and Spanish dual major and is originally from Westwood, Massachusetts. On campus, her passion for social justice and community work has lead her to be Alliance’s representative to the Diversity Support Coalition and to be a Changemaker Fellow. She is an alumni of PrOVES, UNH’s community service oriented pre-college program. Off campus, she enjoys photography, reading, and writing.