Rick joined NPQ in 2006, after almost eight years as the executive director of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). Before that he played various roles as a community worker and advisor to others doing community work. He has also worked in government. Cohen pursues investigative and analytical articles, advocates for increased philanthropic giving and access for disenfranchised constituencies, and promotes increased philanthropic and nonprofit accountability. E-mail Rick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Aine Creedon, Digital Publishing Coordinator

Aine Creedon joined in the summer of 2011 as a social media intern for NPQ. She has experience in social media, communications and outreach in the nonprofit sector and spent two years in Americorps programs serving with a handful of organizations across the nation. E-mail Aine at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Cassandra joined NPQ in spring 2011. She comes with over fourteen years experience in publishing, most recently as alternative language arts editor at Pearson Education, and publications editor at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She holds overall responsibility for managing the flow, quality, and integrated development of content published by NPQ, and is in charge of coordinating and editing NPQ's quarterly print publication. E-mail Cassandra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Jason Schneiderman, Online Editor

In July of 2013, Jason joined the staff of NPQ after spending some time as a freelancer and consultant. His extensive experience in the fields of editing and publishing gives him the skills needed to keep the NPQ Newswire running smoothly. You can email him regarding the content you see on this website at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Joel Toner

Joel is a seasoned senior media management executive with extensive experience in product development, content management and marketing for a wide variety of media products encompassing magazines, books, websites, digital products, conferences and TV/video productions.

More recently, Joel served six years as Vice President/Publishing Director for F & W Media managing a diversified media business with 18+ magazines and online brands with multiple business conferences, consumer events and reader competitions generating advertising and consumer revenues of $35 M+ and over seven years as Senior Vice President/Publishing Director of New Track Media LLC, a portfolio of digital, video, television, events and magazines generating revenues in excess of $70 Million. 

Additionally, Joel serves on the Board of Directors of Yankee Publishing Inc. and served as Trustee of the Massachusetts Horticulture Society from 2004 until 2011. You can reach him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ruth transformed the NPQ into a national journal in 1999. Her background includes 45 years of experience in nonprofits, primarily in organizations that mix grassroots community work with policy change. Beginning in the mid-1980s, McCambridge spent a decade at the Boston Foundation, developing and implementing capacity building programs and advocating for grantmaking attention to constituent involvement. E-mail Ruth at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Armando first joined NPQ back in 2008 as an Administrative Assistant and recently joined the organization in 2013 after taking a year off to stay home with the kids. He has worn multiple hats since that time and currently is the administrator for customer service, accounting, advertising, and fundraising. Armando has experience working in a variety of non-profits and political campaigns. He holds a BA in Business Management from NMSU and MSW from Boston College. You can reach him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .