Sasha Goodfriend is a social movement organizer working to curate feminist & queer experiences through partnerships with statewide government, community organizations & creatives alike. She works to advance this mission through her roles as President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass NOW) and as Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, a consultant with Boston Pride and Suffrage100MA. Sasha graduated with a B.A. from the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University majoring in International Relations with a minor in Women, Gender & Sexuality studies and received her Masters in Public Policy from Simmons University.
Kate is a health law attorney at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute. Previously, she worked at the Barbara Lee Political Office, leading the office’s strategic support of progressive women candidates running for governor and U.S. Senate. Kate has been a board member of Mass NOW since 2017, and is delighted to be working on Mass NOW’s menstrual equity (“I AM.”) bill this session. In her free time, Kate enjoys reading, listening to political podcasts, and playing monster trucks (a game of constantly changing rules) with her pre-schooler.
Casey Baines is passionate about the ways that she can serve her community and call attention to social justice issues impacting marginalized communities. This includes working to further women’s rights, increase economic growth opportunities for minorities, and draw attention to health disparities in various communities.She holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College, an M.A. from Duke University, and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. Casey is now working at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as the Economic Growth Manager.
She is currently serving on the Mass NOW Board as Co-VP of Community Engagement.
Linda Rogers is Treasurer of Mass NOW and a board member of the Foundation. She was previously Treasurer from 1993-2003. One of the founders of the Mass NOW Foundation, Linda’s active involvement in NOW arose from her experience as a single mother which led to her keen interest in economic justice. As a CPA, she included a focus on nonprofit organizations. Currently, Linda is also Treasurer of the Mass Music & Arts Society in Mansfield. She is retired and enjoys reading, theater performances, yoga, meditation, and spending time with friends and family.
Linda has two grown children and seven grandchildren.