IGDA NYC Chapter Team

Board of Directors

Jess Haskins



Jess is a game designer, writer, and editor specializing in narrative design, worldbuilding, and interactive storytelling. She previously worked at Muse Games on titles including Creavures and Guns of Icarus Online, and served as Creative Director at What Pumpkin Studios. She currently provides game development, writing, and consulting services at Paperback Studio, and teaches game design at Parsons School of Design. Jess also organizes NYC Indie Games, a social group for local game developers.

Bill Podurgiel



Coray Seifert

Board Member


Mattia Sicuro



Olga Polukhina

Events Coordinator



Lorri Hopping

Social Media Coordinator


Matthew Fisher

Assistant Editor, Newsletter, Calendar, Bulletin Board


Sandra Degnan

Copyeditor, Newsletter


Athena Windansea Anderson

Facebook Group Administrator


Tam Myaing

Meetup Group Administrator

Oliver Hong

Games Ambassador