Our vision and values

We are volunteers from the tech, business, design and non-profit communities banding together from around the world to turn fear into hope. We believe in the power of community to make a difference for our healthcare workers across the world.

our guiding principles
Open

We believe in shared experiences and resources - from accessibility to open source code.

Healthy

We’re going all out - for the long haul. Taking care of ourselves and our volunteers is crucial to our success long term.

Inclusive

We’re stronger together! Anyone can contribute to the fight against Coronavirus and the need is bigger than anything that might divide us. You are needed, and you are welcome! Our team is a safe and respectful place for all sorts of folks. Diversity. Accessibility. Support. #LeaveNoOneBehind

Grassroots

Our strength is in community. Grassroots organizing has proved time and again it’s a powerful resource for change and hope.

Free

Everything donated is given away. Period.

Our Leadership

Chad Loder

HE / HIM
Founder & president

Chad is a tech entrepreneur with extensive experience building successful operations from scratch, forging new alliances, and solving complex cross-industry challenges.


He is responsible for the overall goals and execution priorities for Masks for Docs.

@chadloder

Rachel Smith

SHE / HER
Founder & Head of Experiences

Rachel is a multidisciplinary designer with experience building user interfaces for various Fortune 500 companies. She is also the founder of Design to Combat COVID-19, a community of thousands of volunteers who design for impact.

She is responsible for user experiences and creative for Masks for Docs.

@ohrachelsmith

Taylor Dunham

SHE / HER
Head of Creative Strategy & Design

Taylor is a designer and business owner creating well-branded experiences for companies with greater-good missions. She serves on the board for CURA Brazil, a nonprofit providing medical services to underserved communities in São Paulo.



She is responsible for creative strategy and co-leads user experiences for Masks for Docs.

@taylordunham_

Lauren Gardner

SHE / HER
project manager

Lauren is a design researcher in the healthcare field.

She is responsible for the day-to-day initiatives for Masks for Docs including project management, design, and team organization.

@lauren_gardner

Melanie Ensign

SHE / HER
Head of Communications

Melanie is a technical communications advisor and public relations expert with professional experience in tech and crisis management.



She is responsible for the strategic communications and press engagement teams for Masks for Docs.

@imeluny

Our Internal Team Managers

Aditi Karandikar

Operations
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SHE / HER

Alyss Noland

Administration
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SHE / HER

Ariana Bray

Development
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SHE / HER

Austin Thesing

Design
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HE / HIM

Bion Johnson

Development
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David Golightly

Development
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Jordan Wright

Operations
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HE / HIM

Justin Paine

Ops Design
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Nichole DeMeré

Comms
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THEY / THEM

Nicole Majeske

Design
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SHE / HER

Ryan Snelson

Operations
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HE / HIM

Shaq Katikala

Legal
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Taylor Fairbank

Development
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