Josh GolinJosh Golin, MA
Executive Director
Josh started at CCFC as an intern in 2003 and has been with the organization in a variety of capacities ever since. Most recently, he served as CCFC's Associate Director organizing CCFC’s advocacy campaigns and developing its communications strategy. Josh's media appearances include Today, NPR, Fox & Friends, and NBC Nightly News and he has been quoted in hundreds of publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today. His writings about the commercialization of childhood have appeared in a wide range of outlets. He and his wife Jennifer are doing their best to raise their daughter, Clara, commercial-free. 

David Monahan, JD
Campaign Manager
David worked for 15 years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, and handled enforcement actions to address unfair and deceptive business practices. From 2009 until 2015, David served as Deputy Chief of the Consumer Protection Division. He previously served as Prosecuting Counsel for the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure. David is on the adjunct faculty at New England Law Boston, where he serves as the Writing Specialist. Responsible for devising and implementing CCFC’s campaigns, David is passionate about protecting children from the inappropriate influence of corporate marketing. He devotes weekends to time outdoors with his dog, Beatrice. 

Melissa Campbell
Program Coordinator
Melissa manages the day to day operations of CCFC's office and contributes to CCFC initiatives and campaigns. Before joining CCFC, she worked with the feminist organization SPARK Movement training girls 13-22 to be activists, organizers, and leaders in the fight against the sexualization of girls. She is a dedicated activist and believes that nurturing children's imaginations and creativity without the influence of marketers is instrumental to building a more just and equitable world.  


Gayle Schechter
Research and Communications Associate
Gayle assists with CCFC’s screen-time reduction projects, including Screen-Free Week. Prior to joining CCFC, Gayle earned her BS in Information Systems and American History at SUNY Empire State College in Rochester, NY.  She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Library and Information Science at Simmons College.


Rachel Parker 
Research and Communications Associate 
Rachel provides research support for ongoing and prospective campaigns and assists with office administration. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a BA in Literature and is currently studying Library and Information Science at Simmons College with a focus in Archives.