The most important member of the Activist team is you, our Activists and Supporters. At its core, Activist is a social platform. That means we rely on the connections of our users to make the platform really work for accomplishing fundraising and motivational goals.



Nick Trahan Chief Design Officer, SecretaryActivist Profile

Nick’s Favorite Charity: Save Tigers Now (World Wildlife Foundation)

Nick’s background is in product design. His job is to make Activist integrate seamlessly into your life, and provide you with a positive user experience. His goal is to ensure the whole platform is as simple and intuitive as possible …and look good in the process.

Nick’s Favorite Activities: skiing, longboarding, surfing, and riding his bike up the coast



Chris Testa Chief Financial Officer, TreasurerActivist Profile

Chris’ Favorite Charity: Surfrider Foundation

Chris is responsible for the financial integrity of the Team Activist nonprofit organization. He is charged with keeping and attending to all accounting books and financial reports. His background is in personal wealth management but behind the financial genius poker face, Chris is extremely outgoing and charismatic. For this reason, he also heads up developing partnerships with your favorite charities.

Chris’ Favorite Activities: surfing, volleyball



Matt Brunmeier Chief Technology OfficerActivist Profile

Matt’s Favorite Charity: Relay for Life

Matt leads all things related to technology. He manages the coding of the Activist platform from the ground up. Long story short, Matt is a computer wizard – we’re pretty sure his brain is actually a motherboard. His background is in web development.

Matt’s Favorite Activities: canoeing the Boundary Waters, running, anything on the beach



Alex Timmons Chief Executive Officer, PresidentActivist Profile

Alex’s Favorite Charity: Educate!

Alex is responsible for the overall growth and development of the Team Activist nonprofit organization. His focus is on business development, working with partners, and making sure the team stays focused and in the right direction. His background is in product development.

Alex’s Favorite Activities: trail-running, skiing, spearfishing, volleyball, golfing.. anything outdoors!


Board Of Directors


Josh Chen DirectorActivist Profile

Josh’s Favorite Charity: The First Tee
Josh’s Favorite Activities: crossfit, backpacking, golfing

(In addition to Josh, Nick and Alex are also board members of the Team Activist nonprofit organization)


Advisory Board


Mindith Rahmat AdvisorActivist Profile

Mindiths’s Favorite Charity: The Painted Turtle

Mindith is the founder of Although she has an MA in Clinical Psychology, her passion resides in the application of the mind, body, spirit approach to health and wellness.

Mindith has practiced and certified under illuminating yoga teachers including, Joseph and Lillian LePage, Baron Baptiste, Bryan Kest, Shiva Rea, Rod Stryker, and recently with Master Paulie Zink. Mindith has studied and coached Olympic Weightlifting, Russian Kettlebells and Yoga with a wide variety client populations. She enjoys exploring the art of mixing the disciplines of Kettlebells, Bodyweight training and Yoga. Pre/Post-Natal Yoga and Lactation Education are also areas of expertise for Mindith who is a Certified Lactation Educator Counselor and Prenatal Yoga teacher.

Mindith, her husband, and their five children live in Southern California where she is actively engaged in pursuing new passions in optimum performance. She is currently pursuing studies in Kettlebell Sport and an additional 500 hour teacher training in the Taoist art of Yin Yoga with Master Paulie Zink.

Mindith’s Favorite Activities: Spending time with her kids, Women’s Fitness, Yoga, Kettlebell Sports