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Alexis Kagiliery-Lee

East Coast Operations Manager

Alexis started her career as a child life specialist and provided psychosocial support to children in hospitals. She quickly realized that it was much easier to prevent injuries than having to help a child through a painful procedure or supporting a grieving family who lost their child to a motor vehicle crash. In 1993, Alexis became a member of her local Safe Kids Palm Beach County, and served as the local coordinator for 10 years before finding her way to Safe Kids Worldwide in 2006.

Alysia Montaño

Alysia Montaño is a professional Olympic 800 meter runner for Asics, a five-time United States National Champion, holds two American Records, and is a proud member of Team USA. As a longtime advocate for child safety, Alysia is a proud partner of Safe Kids Worldwide. She will be welcoming her first child in August and hopes to use the experience of preparing for her baby to help educate parents on how to make life safer for our children.

Amanda Knowles

Manager of Digital & Social Media

Amanda has seven years of experience in communications and marketing, both in print and online. Enthusiastic about digital media, she enjoys experimenting with new trends and innovative technologies, and is passionate about creating fun and effective user experiences online.

Amy Frame

Web Coordinator

"I believe strongly that we can use digital technology to change lives and transform our communities. And I can’t think of a better way to prove it than right here at Safe Kids."

Anthony Green

Director of Public Policy

Tony Green started his career as an award-winning reporter for a magazine, and has been involved in public service most of his career. A non-practicing, in-recovery attorney, he has worked in senior roles in the Congress, at the U.S. Embassy in Rome and as a “founding father” of the National Constitution Center on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall.

Candice Ahwah-Gonzalez

Fire and Burn Safety Program Manager

Candice is the leader of the Safe Kids fire and burn safety program.She uses her vast experience in the field of public health and research as well as her Master of Public Health degree in behavioral science and health education from Emory University to elevate the program to new levels every day.

Dan Orzechowski

Senior Manager, U.S. Coalition Network

Dan started his career at Safe Kids 12 years ago and now has two boys of his own who benefit from the work of the organizations. He oversees the U.S. Coalition Network, offering technical support in coalition-building, lead organization relations, grant funding from headquarters and strategic direction. In other words, Dan’s the man when it comes to working with the incredible parents and professionals who make up our coalitions.

Daniel Aboagye

Media Intern

Daniel is a rising junior at the College of William and Mary. He is a public policy major, minoring in public health. He is a member of  the sailing team, and performs in an improv drama group. 

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Gary Karton

Director of Communications

Gary started his career as a reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the last 17 years working in the world of nonprofits to help children and families. He brings that same passion to Safe Kids, creating messages for a variety of audiences to ensure that more kids can explore, have fun and still stay safe. He is also an author of a recent children's book, Brady Boondoggle: The Last Akaway.

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