Talia Wujtewicz

Talia Wujtewicz joined ACS in July 2019 and currently serves as the Development Manager. She contributes to the organization’s development work by supporting grant reporting and foundation fundraising activities for ACS’s many programs.

Prior to joining ACS, Talia worked in development operations in the College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University, and at the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.

Talia received her B.A. in Anthropology from George Mason University. She is originally from Connecticut.

Lauren Nogay

Lauren Nogay joined ACS in July 2018 and serves as a Development Associate.

Before joining ACS, she interned in the Curatorial Department of Gettysburg National Military Park and the Special Collections and Preservation, Conservation, and Digitization Departments of Penn State University Libraries.

Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Penn State University in the Spring of 2018 with B.A. degrees in History and International Politics, and a minor in French. While at Penn State, she studied abroad in Poland. She is originally from western Pennsylvania.

Tyler Hatch

Tyler joined ACS in August 2017 as Associate Director for Donor Relations. He oversees all aspects of the major donor giving program for ACS.

Before joining ACS, Tyler was the Major Gifts Manager for the Gay and Lesbian Victory Institute and Fund, organizations committed towards recruiting, electing, and training LGBTQ leaders to public office. Prior to his work with Victory, Tyler served as a Policy Analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where he worked on LGBT human service policy and helped lead efforts to streamline the collection of LGBTQ data across several agencies. Tyler began his fundraising career in Washington DC as a Major Gifts Associate at People For the American Way.

Tyler graduated from the College of Idaho with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Economy and History. When not in the office Tyler can be found participating in various intramural sports teams, his book club, or volunteering around Washington DC.

Courtni Y. Burleson

Courtni Burleson joined ACS in January 2015 and is currently Senior Director of Foundation Relations. She oversees the organization’s grant reporting and foundation fundraising activities that support ACS’s many programs.

Prior to joining ACS, Burleson worked on criminal justice policy issues as the staff attorney for the D.C. Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission, serving as the primary resource for guidance and policy support on the District’s Voluntary Sentencing Guidelines. Previously, she worked in New York as a senior program associate with the Vera Institute of Justice, Center on Sentencing and Corrections. She has litigated criminal appeals with the Office of the Appellate Defender in New York City and served as a motions clerk and intern with public defender offices in Washington, D.C. and California. She has also worked as a freelance editor, collaborating on both fiction and non-fiction projects.

Burleson received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law, and her B.A and M.S. in Justice, Law & Society from American University. While at Berkeley, she was the editor-in-chief of the African American Law & Policy Report and is a former co-chair, board member and fellowship coordinator for the Berkeley Law Foundation. Burleson is a member of the New York Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Belinda Macauley

Belinda Macauley joined ACS in 2014 and currently serves as Vice President of Development and Senior Counsel. She leads the fundraising team charged with ensuring that ACS has the necessary resources to further a progressive vision of the Constitution. She is also involved in ACS’s organizational long-term strategy and positioning.

Before joining ACS, Macauley was a consultant specializing in class action settlements, a policy attorney at NARAL Pro-Choice America, executive director of a legal services nonprofit that served DC residents, and a criminal prosecutor in California.

Macauley received her J.D. from George Washington University and her B.A. in political science with a concentration in American government from the University of Washington. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and an inactive member of the State Bar of California. She lives in Thousand Oaks, California with her husband, young daughter, and two energetic rescue dogs.