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Policy Staff

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Policy Staff

The GNSO Policy Development Support Team supports the GNSO community's development of bottom-up, consensus policies and guidelines that help advance the stable and secure operation of the Internet's unique identifier systems. Biographies of staff members can be found on the ICANN Staff Page. To reach the ICANN policy staff, please write to policy-staff [at] We welcome your questions and comments.

Current list as of February 2024

  • David Olive, SVP, Policy Development Support (USA)
  • Susie Johnson, Policy Operations Senior Specialist and Executive Assistant (USA)
  • Julie Hedlund, Policy Development Support Director (GNSO) (USA)
  • Steven Chan, VP, Policy Development Support and GNSO Relations (USA)
  • Caitlin Tubergen, Policy Development Support Director (GNSO) (USA)
  • Berry Cobb, Senior Program Manager, Policy Development Support (USA)
  • Saewon Lee, Policy Development Support Manager (GNSO) (USA)
  • Feodora Hamza, Policy Development Support Manager (GNSO) (Netherlands)
  • John Emery, Policy Development Senior Specialist (GNSO) (USA)
  • Terri Agnew, Policy Operations Specialist (GNSO) (USA)
  • Julie Bisland, Policy Operations Sr. Coordinator (GNSO) (USA)
  • Devan Reed, Policy Operations Coordinator (GNSO/Programs and Operations) (USA)
  • Michelle DeSmyter, Policy Operations Coordinator (At-Large/GNSO) (USA)