Our Valuable Team

Gerard Senehi
Gerard SenehiFounder & President
Gerard is inspired by a sense of possibilities and the potential of bringing inner aspects of our humanity to the foreground in education
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Francesca Rusciani
Francesca Rusciani Co-Founder & Executive Director
Francesca’s passion for big life questions started when she was a girl and has since developed into a lifelong journey of exploration, inquiry and commitment to social change. [Read more..]
Rey Lynch
Rey LynchTeacher Trainer
Ronald “Rey” Lynch, Jr. is an educator and sociologist of education concerned with social and cultural studies of education. His research and professional interests revolve around the liberation of Black and Brown students via holistic and culturally affirming educational practices and pedagogy. [Read more..]
Steve Ball
Steve BallDeputy Executive Director
Steve joined Open Future Institute after spending over 20 years working in for-profit companies. Steve brings his business and management experience to the organization to help it grow in a sustainable way. In addition… [Read more..]
Joshua Mesnik
Joshua MesnikTeacher Trainer
Joshua began his journey with The QUESTion Project while in college at Florida State University by helping to create the first experimental “QUESTion Lab.” [Read more..]
Cynthia Rogers
Cynthia RogersTeacher Trainer
Cynthia discovered her path of purpose early in her career as a film & TV editor when a teen responded to a television show she’d cut,[Read more..]
Natalia Inoa
Natalia Inoa Office Assistant
Natalia’s journey working with The QUESTion Project started as a high school student taking the QUESTion class, being very active both in class and as a QUESTion Ambassador. [Read more..]
Michael Abele
Michael AbeleWeb Developer
Michael is an engaged contributor and volunteer who oversees OFI’s website development.
Isobel King
Isobel KingAmbassador, The QUESTion Project
Isobel joined Open Future Institute after spending several months as a volunteer who recognized the importance of supporting young people with an outlet to explore life’s biggest questions. [Read more..]
Mohamed Ramy
Mohamed RamyAmbassador, The QUESTion Project
Mohamed interned with the Open Future Institute in 2015, and has since volunteered his time as an Ambassador of The QUESTion Project. He is curious about the evolution of culture, and holds fast to his belief that acknowledging differences can lead to understanding. He is currently a pre-med student at Amherst College.