Our Staff

We are a small team of 7 (OEO Organizational Chart) working statewide to reduce the opportunity gap and support collaborative problem-solving between families and schools.  Read more about who we are as a team below:

  • Carrie Griffin Basas, Director - Email, Bio
  • Danielle Eidenberg-Noppe, Senior Ombuds - Email, Bio
  • Rose Spidell, Senior Ombuds - Email, Bio
  • Sam Blazina, Senior Ombuds - Email, Bio
  • Yordanos Gebreamlak, Associate Education Ombuds - Email, Bio
  • Sean Heans, Community Engagement Specialist - Email, Bio
  • Stephanie Palmquist, Media and Database Coordinator - Email, Bio