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OUR DIRECTORS

Confront the Climate Crisis is made up of hundreds of students from across the state, so we keep ourselves organized by dividing it into several teams led by directors. Our organization has an Executive Board and sub-teams: Legislative, Event Planning, Outreach, Research, and Media.

RAHUL DURAI

(he/him)

 

co-executive & legislative director

 

Rahul has been involved in CTCC since fall 2020. He's in the class of 2024 at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. He can't wait for the Indiana General Assembly to accept that climate change is real and take meaningful action.

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CLAIRE CURRAN

(they/she)

 

outreach & fundraising director

Claire first got involved in CTCC in July of 2021. They're in the class of 2024 at Brebeuf Jesuit Prep School. She's excited about making more and more accessible public green spaces.

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RAINA MAIGA

(she/her)

 

legislative co-director

Raina has been involved in CTCC since February of 2022. She's in the class of 2025 at Purdue Polytechnic High school. Raina is hoping for more environmental awareness and education in schools. 

GRACE GUO

(she/her)

 

media co-director

ASHLYN WALKER

(she/her)

 

co-executive & outreach director

Ashlyn has been involved since July 2021. She's in class of 2024 at Carmel High School. She's hopeful for global change towards a more sustainable world for the future generations. 

GRACE KANESHIRO

(she/they)

 

event planning co-director

Grace joined CTCC in late 2020.  She is in the class of 2023 at the International High School of Indiana. They're excited to see a move to renewable energy and improved public transit in the future.

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ARUN RAMAN

(he/him)

 

legislative co-director

ANNA PINTO

(she/her)

 

media co-director

Anna joined CTCC in Fall of 2020. She's in the class of 2023 at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. She's hoping to see low-waste and sustainable lifestyles become more accessible for all people. 

CHENYAO LIU

(she/her)

 

co-executive & event planning director

 

Chenyao has been involved in CTCC since fall 2020. She's in the class of 2023 at Carmel High School. She's hopeful that Indiana will implement cleaner public transportation.

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GRACE VANDER SANDE

(she/her)

 

event planning co-director

Grace has been involved in CTCC since February of 2022. She's in class of 2024 at Lawrence North High School. Grace is hopeful that the people of Indiana will listen to youth voices and implement sustainable ideals into their lifestyles. 

ASHLEY YANG

(she/her)

 

research director

Ashley has been involved in CTCC since fall 2020. She's in the class of 2025 at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. She hopes that in the future low waste becomes the standard for everyone.

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ELINA GORENSTEIN 

(she/her)

 

media co-director

Elina has been involved in CTCC since late 2020. She's in the class of 2023 at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. She hopes that environmental services and justice can become more available.

KRISHA SHAH

(she/her)

 

media co-director

 

Krisha joined CTCC in January 2021. She's in the class of 2023 at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. She hopes that we can reduce the endangerment of coral reefs and oceans.