Meet The Team
Adnan Bokhari is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and plays a key role in advancing NCRC’s strategic priorities, including building organizational resiliency through the combined power of people and systems.
Adnan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 20 years of finance and operations experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining NCRC in November 2021, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the National Immigration Law Center, and the CFO and COO for Prosperity Now; each a nationally recognized movement leader in their respective issue areas of immigrant rights and economic justice. Through decades of experience, Adnan has gained expertise in leading change and garnered a reputation for building resilient organizations.
Adnan has lived experiences as a low-income, asset poor, first-generation immigrant, and is passionate about creating opportunities for others. He was the first Pakistani-American to be elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Golden Key International Honour Society (2016-2020), the world’s largest collegiate honor society. In 2018, Adnan was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to the Board of the Virginia Community Colleges System (VCCS) overseeing all 23 Community Colleges across the Commonwealth. He also serves on the Boards of the National Housing Trust (NHT) and the Indivisible Project; working to preserve affordable housing and to protect our democracy.
Alan Pyke is the Director of Communications and Managing Editor. Alan has worked in non-profit media and communications since 2010. He wrote about the media’s coverage of the 2008 Wall Street crisis at Media Matters and reported on homelessness, racial justice and policing at ThinkProgress from 2010 through 2019, before leaving journalism to join Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign team in Iowa. His communications consulting clients since then include the American Economic Liberties Project and Social Security Works. Alan’s freelance writing on politics, sports, and movies has appeared in The New Republic, Defector, RogerEbert.com, and elsewhere.
Alisha Felder joined NCRC in May 2022. She leads the day-to-day operations for the HR and Administrative Services department. She brings over fifteen years of experience in the areas of human resources, finance, operations and administration in both the nonprofit and private sectors. She has worked in a senior management capacity with The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, The National Association of State Workforce Agencies, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and Reiter and Hill, PLLC. In her recent previous role as an Operations Director, Alisha established and led the company’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion task force which identified internal inequities. Alisha enjoys participating in professional development activities and trainings. As a local and nationally recognized HR leader, Alisha has worked with business leaders and executive teams in transforming culture, improving HR strategy and implementing workplace programs and DEI trainings. Alisha is passionate about sustaining an equitable and inclusive work environment. As a native Washingtonian, she enjoys volunteering in her community and organizing philanthropic endeavors.