Our Team

Student Leadership

Hibah Hammad // State and UO Board Chair // She/They

Sabrina Schimscheimer // State and UO Board Vice Chair // New Voters Project Coordinator // She/They 

Kaelan Reagan // State Board Secretary and UO Board Treasurer // She/Her

“I’m a double major in history and English focusing on becoming a high school teacher. I joined OSPIRG to help make a difference and be a part of a fun group of people!”

Hannah Hagedorn // Hunger & Houselessness Coordinator // She/Her

Ella Gordon // UO Board Member // Any/All Pronouns

“I’m majoring in English and minoring in Comics & Cartoon Studies. I’d like to teach and be a published author in the future. I joined OSPIRG because I wanted to make a difference in my community!”

Addie Cooper // UO Media Coordinator // She/Her

Our Staff

Sophia Pascente  //  Campus Organizer // She/Her


Sophia works with OSPIRG Students at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College, helping train student activists and run successful grassroots campaigns. Currently, OSPIRG Students are working to move beyond plastics across the state of Oregon, mitigate hunger and homelessness in Eugene, expand access to open textbooks, and support students’ right to repair. Previously, she worked with Florida PIRG Students on the New Voters Project in St Pete, Florida. She currently lives in Eugene, OR.

Dan Xie  //  Political Director // She/Her


Dan directs the national political strategy and grant fundraising for the Student PIRGs. Dan has managed successful campaigns from coast to coast to cap global warming pollution, fight the high cost of higher education, and make voting more accessible for students. She has recruited and trained hundreds of students and staff on public interest campaigns and got her start as an intern with CALPIRG Students. Dan lives in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she is an avid cyclist and climber.

Charlie Fisher // State Director // He/Him

Charlie directs OSPIRG’s campaigns to rein in the cost of health care, get big money out of politics and stand up for consumers. In a previous advocacy role with Environment Oregon, Charlie was part of successful efforts to increase Oregon’s clean energy commitments and get the state off coal. Charlie’s work has earned coverage in the Oregonian and other local and regional news outlets around Oregon. Charlie lives in Portland, Ore., where he enjoys bike rides along the Springwater Corridor and the city’s local music and food scenes.