Our Staff

David Moore

David Moore

Executive Director

David is the Executive Director of PPF and has served as Program Manager of OpenCongress since its launch in 2007. Previously, he worked as the first Outreach Coordinator for PCF, where he helped to launch Miro. David spends a decent amount of time following the Milwaukee Brewers. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Contact: david[at]opencongress.org

Andy Ross

Andy Ross

Lead Programmer

Andy Ross is the Lead Programmer of OpenCongress and has coded on it since development started in 2006. Andy maintains the core data streams that form OpenCongress and builds the site's open-source Ruby on Rails code. A dedicated fan of the Boston Red Sox, he lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Contact: aross[at]opencongress.org

Donny Shaw

Donny Shaw

Blogger/Researcher

Donny Shaw is the Outreach Coordinator for PPF and the Lead Blogger & Researcher of OpenCongress. Since our launch in 2007, he has been digging through legislative texts, monitoring roll call votes, tracking bills and adding editorial context to congressional info in order to make it intelligible for non-DC-insiders. He lives in Western Massachusetts, and when he's not researching Congress he's taking care of apple trees and picking berries.

Contact: donny[at]opencongress.org

Conor Kenny

Conor Kenny

Wiki Editor

Conor is the Editor of the OpenCongress Wiki. Previously, Conor was the managing editor of Congresspedia (which is now the OC Wiki) and Election Protection Wiki on Sourcewatch. Along with running RaceTracker and other community projects on the OC Wiki, Conor develops our semantic MediaWiki code. He lives in Austin, where he is in his second year of a Masters degree program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.

Contact: conor[at]opencongress