Advisory Board

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Peter Salett is a Brooklyn based songwriter, composer and activist, who originally hails from Columbia, Maryland.

As a songwriter and composer, his music has been featured in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Wet Hot American Summer, Keeping the Faith, The Ten, Down in the Valley, and Role Models. He has released nine records on his own Dusty Shoes Music label, and performs live at venues throughout New York City.  

In addition to a wide-ranging career in music and film, Peter is involved in political action and advocacy. He has co-produced a comedic video with and Funny Or Die which supported the idea of the public option in health care, and starred Will Farrell and Jon Hamm. Peter is on the Board of the OLP Foundation and is a graduate of Brown University.


Erin Frederick is a passionate executive in Arts & Media with a focus on Nonprofit management. Erin's work has always had a central focus in social action and advocacy. She was the National Development Director at Outward Bound USA after previously holding the position of Director of Events & Membership at The Paley Center for Media in Manhattan. Erin also worked at the Sundance Institute with the Board of Trustees and Founder & President Robert Redford. In these roles she was responsible for stewarding and cultivating an engaged and dynamic community surrounding each organization. Erin also worked in production at HBO. She began her career in New York City in nonprofit theater working alongside Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project on the acclaimed play and subsequent film The Laramie Project.  She then moved to the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW), a dynamic off-Broadway theater company in the East Village. Her Hometown is Latham, NY. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.


program manager

amy diprima

Amy is a Producer and Production Manager working primarily on commercials and short form content. She has also enjoyed being a part of various documentaries, feature films, and music videos. Amy is proud of the production teams she has assembled throughout the years. Her favorite aspects of production are teamwork, the dedication of crewmembers and the sense of community. In addition to production, Amy engages in her community through volunteer work. This has included work with Sweet Hope Chicago, Children's Memorial Hospital, her local PTA and various political campaigns. Amy admires the hard work and heart that local candidates put into their campaigns and their communities. She loves making connections and lending support to these candidates through her work at The Hometown Project.

Amy originally hails from the Chicago area and has called many places home including Delaware, Boston, New York City, and currently Montclair, New Jersey.


2019 Team

Program Manager: Amy DiPrima Forste

Director of Digital Strategy: Earl Dos Santos

Intern: Kashi Nikore


Energizers are well known cultural leaders (artists, actors, athletes) who volunteer their time to participate in local politics and initiatives in their Hometown.  Whether in person at a community event or online through heightened visibility on social media, the engagement of Energizers provides an expanded platform for local voices to be heard and inspires a more active, engaged, educated electorate.