Who We Are
Take This Staff
Eve Crevoshay, Executive Director
Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD, Clinical Director
Katrina Keller, Operations Director
Rachel Kowert, PhD, Research Director
Bill DeMonte, PsyD, Ambassador Program Manager
Elisabeth Flannagan, MS, LPC, AFK Program Manager
Sarah Sawyer, PsyD, Content Manager
Dan Hevia, Digital Media Manager
Suzanne Jackiw, Advisor
Take This Governing Board & Company Officers
The Take This, Inc. governing board provides executive leadership for all Take This activities according to the organization’s bylaws. Board members are elected by a unanimous decision of existing board members. The board is designed to be comprised of members from the video game community, video game development industry and the field of clinical mental health.
Eve Crevoshay, Executive Director
Eve Crevoshay is a 15-year veteran of the nonprofit sector, with a focus on fundraising and executing strategy. Her background spans education, social services, and the arts, and her passion is the next generation. Eve is a member of the advisory boards for GDC (in the advocacy track) and The International Game Summit on Mental Health (TIGS.ca). She’s also a certified yoga teacher, avid gardener and cook, and gamer. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband, daughter and two dogs.
Christian Svensson, Board Chair (Six Foot COO)
Christian Svensson is the Chief Operating Officer at Six Foot, an entertainment company based in Houston, TX. Prior to his current post, he has been Corporate Officer/SVP at Capcom, VP of Entertainment Publishing at Midway, CEO of MCV USA, Editorial Director at Computec Media USA, Editor-in-Chief of Next Generation Online and CEO of Svensson consulting which counted Digital Development Management, Digital Domain 3.0, Q-Loc S.A and many others among his clients. He is a graduate of Bucknell University. He has participated on several Boards of Directors and Advisors including the Board of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, the PC/Open Gaming Alliance and Interactive Entertainment Professionals.
Susan Arendt, Secretary
Susan Arendt has been working in the video game industry since 2007, adding her expertise to sites including Game|Life, 1up, The Escapist, Joystiq and GamesRadar+. She’s passionate about mentoring the next generation of game journalists and bringing positivity back into the gaming space. She will happily talk your ear off about Doctor Who, horror movies, and video games…then she’ll start showing you videos of adorable animals. Look for her on Twitter: @SusanArendt.
Kate Edwards, Treasurer
Kate Edwards is a 26-year veteran and an outspoken, award-winning advocate of the game industry and the former Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). She is also a geographer and corporate strategist who pioneered and specializes in content culturalization. Following 13 years at Microsoft, she has consulted on many game and non-game projects for BioWare, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and many other companies. In 2018, she was honored with Reboot Develop’s annual Hero Award and also presented with IndieCade’s annual Game Changer Award. She is also profiled in the December 2018 publicationWomen in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play.
Pete Hines, Board Member
Pete Hines is the vice president of pr and marketing at Bethesda Softworks, where he has worked for the last 15+ years. A graduate of Wake Forest University with an MBA from George Mason University, Pete worked in marketing and public relations for several non-profit organizations before his arrival at Bethesda in 1999, and has played various roles in every game the company has published since then. When he isn’t working he’s an avid soccer player, sports fan, and gamer. He joined Take This in early 2015 as a member of the advisory board.
Kelsey Wesley, Board Member (Diversity, Inclusion & Learning Lead, Bungie)
Kelsey Wesley is the Diversity & Inclusion and Learning Lead at Bungie who has worked in the gaming/tech industry since 2011. She works to better understand how to support organizations on achieving their highest potential while inspiring creativity and innovation in the work they do. She has facilitated workshops, discussions and events all over the world and brings a unique global D&I perspective to her work.
Jeff Green, Board Member (Hit Detection Consultant)