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Muste Institute Staff

Heidi Boghosian, Executive Director, joined the Muste Institute staff in August 2014. In 1983 she protested nuclear weapons development at Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, MA and attended the Seneca Women’s Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice with the Women’s Video Collective. The former executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, she co-hosts Law and Disorder, a civil liberties radio show. She is the author of Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance (City Lights Books 2013).

Jane Guskin, Program Manager, became active in social justice efforts after a trip to Nicaragua in 1988. In 1990 she began volunteering at the Nicaragua Solidarity Network, then a Muste Institute sponsored project and tenant group, where she edited newsletters on Latin America and immigration issues. Jane joined the Muste Institute staff in 1993. She is co-author of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (Monthly Review Press 2007/2017).

Eric Bachman, Program Associate, International Nonviolence Training Fund, joined the Muste Institute staff in 2009. He has more than 40 years of experience in nonviolence training, organizing grassroots peace and environmental campaigns, nonprofit administration, and information technology. Eric was based in Germany from 1969 until 2005, and traveled extensively in the Balkan region from 1991 to 1998. He now lives in Vermont.

Sky Hall, Administrative Assistant, joined the staff of the Muste Institute in 2012. Sky is a founding member of the Maine-based art activist group, Beehive Design Collective, and has been involved with organizing for environmental justice, queer visibility and liberation, support for prisoners and alternatives to the prison system, anti-militarism, and local community self-reliance.

Salvador Suazo, Superintendent, has been handling cleaning and maintenance for the Muste Institute building since 1997.