Project Team

Marcella Hurtado GómezMarcella Hurtado Gómez

Marcella Hurtado Gómez, PhD, Managing Associate, (Program Evaluator) brings experience in helping organizations use data, research, and evaluation to make informed decisions about their strategies. She is an applied researcher focused primarily on the development, application, and evaluation of evidence-based and practice-based models that address the needs of racially and ethnically diverse groups. She currently manages the implementation of a process and outcomes evaluation of an initiative focused on dissemination activities to promote the uptake of tools and resources to support the Public Health field’s cross-sector collaboration efforts. Before joining Community Science, she was the evaluator for the LEADER Consortium whose goal was to promote the success of women faculty in STEM fields across four institutions. She led a large-scale outcome evaluation for this NSF funded institutional transformation grant, including designing surveys, maintaining longitudinal data sets, executing data analyses, and presenting outcome findings to institutional and community stakeholders.


Brielle BennettBrielle Bennett

Brielle Bennett (she/her/hers) is a Program Specialist at AGU. Her work focuses on collaborating across departments to increase opportunities for diversity and inclusion within AGU and the geosciences, as well as providing programmatic support for projects involving AGU’s volunteer leaders. Brielle is part of an inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Yoga Heights Studio, where she focuses on increasing accessibility and inclusivity of their programming. Brielle has a background and strong passion for working with historically underserved youth as an educator and social worker. She is a graduate of Illinois State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work.


Brandon BobisinkBrandon Bobisink

Brandon Bobisink is the Assistant Director for the office of project management at AGU. Brandon spent the last 15 years managing projects across the globe that have supported the advancement of science and human rights. These projects have included things like developing sustainable water infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa, building the STEM pipeline for rural Americans and renovating the first commercial Net-zero energy building in Washington D.C.