Jennifer Lowe – Executive Director
As Executive Director of the Equality State Policy Center, Jennifer Lowe leads a dynamic team of dedicated advocates committed to making life better for all those that call Wyoming home.
Prior to joining the ESPC team, Jenn served as the Director of Legislative and External Affairs for the Association of California Cities – Orange County. During her time there, she oversaw that Association’s efforts to advocate for policies that recognized the importance of regional solutions to complex policy issues. Jenn started her professional career as a reporter for the Orange County Register, where she covered local politics. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Masters of Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton. She now resides in Star Valley.
Anastasia Marchese – Director of Advocacy & Outreach
Ana started as an intern with ESPC in 2018. She has a degree in Social Work with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is passionate about creating positive change within communities. She loves working with ESPC because we provide political support and opportunity for all people in Wyoming. She’s an avid rock climber and lives in Cheyenne with her two cats.
Jen Simon – Senior Policy Advisor
Jen Simon serves as Senior Policy Advisor to Equality State Policy Center addressing equitable policymaking in Wyoming through The Gender Lens Project. She consults on gender, healthcare, cross-partisan leadership, and democracy reform. Governor Mead appointed Jen to the Wyoming Council for Women where she served from 2015-2020. She is the founder of the Wyoming Women’s Action Network and a co-founder of Womentum. She holds a Master of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University and a BA in art and art history from Colorado College. She resides in Teton County with her husband Adam and their dog Gus.
Marcie Kindred – Story Collection
Marcie Kindred is a passionate advocate for expanding Medicaid coverage to more hardworking Wyomingites. Throughout 2021 she’ll combine this passion with her own experience as a former Medicaid recipient as she works to gather stories of some of the thousands of people whose lives will be improved if the federal healthcare program is expanded in the Equality State.