Shanna Russ, an EDC project director, leads the dissemination activities for the REL Northeast & Islands at EDC. She specializes in accessibility, usability, website management, interactive system and information design, and data visualization.

Russ creates and implements dissemination plans to promote the use of REL Northeast & Islands findings through webinars, in-person events, and multimedia products, including videos, infographics, blog posts, policy briefs, newsletters, flyers, and presentations. In addition, she oversees website development and content production, event and webinar production and management, print material development, and stakeholder outreach.

Russ holds a BA in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College and an MS in Human-Centered Computing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.