Amanda Evrard - Communications Specialist

I am a communications professional with more than nine years of experience, and the president and founder of JTE Communications, LLC in Santa Fe, NM. I have worked in nonprofit, higher education, retail, and national security industries. It is my goal to use my skills and expertise helping organizations succeed by forming meaningful connections with their target audiences. 

I am an animal lover and proud guardian of a dog, a bearded dragon and a foster cat. I volunteer with Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Felines and Friends of New Mexico.

Heather DiMasi - Contributing Editor

coming soon

Heather DiMasi - Contributing Editor

coming soon

Edward Olvera - Intern, 2019-2020, Computer Science

Edward Olvera is a senior at University of Texas San Antonio whose internship was through the campus Rowdy Corps program. He is majoring in computer science with a focus in software engineering. He hopes to work as an enterprise software engineer after graduation.

Edward also enjoys spending his free time volunteering to help the less fortunate. In the summer of 2018 he traveled the country for six weeks going to six different summer camps to build a variety of  amenities for people of all abilities.

Here is his LinkedIn page.

Charlotte-Anne Lucas - NOWCastSA Executive Director

Charlotte-Anne Lucas was selected to lead NOWCastSA in 2009 because of her strong background in journalism, online news technology, community building and innovation. 

Under her leadership, NOWCastSA has published more than 10,000 articles, 1,500 videos and webcast live more than 325 civic and cultural events. NOWCastSA’s most popular piece of content is the early voting map that has helped 185,000 individuals find a polling place and vote.

Lucas is on the Advisory Board of the Journalism Studies Department of Texas A&M University San Antonio and is a founding member and officer of the Local Independent Online News publishers, online news leaders who are innovating in business, technology, communication and storytelling, while honoring the rich heritage of local… (full bio)

Patrick Teglia

Merely a very good butler.

Beth Graham - Newsletter Editor

Beth Graham is NOWCastSA's MVV (Most Valuable Volunteer) because she manages the newsletter, our primary contact with the NOWCastSA community. In her spare time, she is a board member for the Friends of San Antonio Public Library, and a freelance journalist who prefers the Oxford Comma.