Our Mission & Vision
The One America Movement’s mission is to build a united American society by eliminating toxic polarization.
Our vision is a resilient, strong, and united country working together to solve our common challenges.
National One America Movement Staff
President & CEO
Andrew has seen the power and transformation in bridging deep divides – in his own life and in his work as CEO of the One America Movement.
Chandra DeNap Whetstine
Vice President of Programs and Operations
Under Chandra’s leadership we expanded our programming to over 1200 faith communities and strengthened program interventions with best practices from social science, psychology, and neuroscience.
Senior Director of Communications
Heather is easy to find at our events—She’ll be the one with the camera in her hand, the loudest laugh, and the best stories.
Roz is a servant leader who believes that she is at her best when she is able to demonstrate how leadership skills can be a catalyst for positive change in our spheres of influence.
Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin
Senior Manager for Jewish Programs
Rabbi Rachel holds fast to the Hebrew words from Psalm 89, “Olam chesed yibaneh, a world of loving-kindness will be built.” She believes a world of loving-kindness will only be built if we make it so.
Matthew 5:9 Program Director
Brandon has sought to engage cultural questions and concerns within the context of Christian hope.
Director of Community Partnerships
National Program Director
Sarah has spent the last ten years working at the intersection of democracy, development, and conflict resolution.
Matthew 5:9 Outreach Manager
Larry is passionate about connecting the Gospel to current events and social issues, mobilizing the church to serve the poor and disadvantaged, and building bridges of reconciliation.
Jessie is proud to consider herself a “Jack (or Jane!) of all trades” whose passion is to support the mission in whatever capacity is needed.
April is a peacemaker at heart, and that mindset is what drew her to the One America Movement, where she helps communities better embrace the commonalities we all share.
Pastor Tom Breeden
Tom is passionate about the work of reconciliation – which starts with building relationships across divides.
Michigan Regional Outreach Manager
Kevin is a community builder and loves making new connections. He enjoys watching the Tampa Bay Rays, struggling with crosswords, and going for runs.
Digital Engagement Manager
Chandra enjoys working for the greater good to bring people together. Seeing so much political division firsthand within her lived experiences, she is motivated to work to help fight toxic polarization in positive ways.
Kenya recently switched career paths to apply her desire to help others to the nonprofit sector to make a change and significant difference wherever she goes.
Jackson Outreach Manager
LeVettea has a servant’s heart with over 16 years in community outreach. She also volunteers as a motivational speaker and peer counselor in urban communities and shelters.
Alvin Bibbs, Sr.
Chicago Outreach Manager
Alvin has served in many capacities in his life, including as a writer and a motivational speaker. He serves as an organizational coach/facilitator to congregations, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations across North America.
Matthew 5:9 Outreach Manager
Anthony is passionate about building life-giving relationships with diverse groups of people to make a change in the world.
Gina believes everyone has intrinsic value and deserves to feel seen, heard, and known. She loves meeting people from different cultures and countries who have different backgrounds and beliefs.
Steve has always had a heart to serve others. Being in contact with many different types of people has inspired him to do what he can to address the divide in communities all around our nation.