American Atheists works with local leaders to support the work of groups, other nonprofit organizations, and activist organizations on the ground throughout the nation.

American Atheists’ National Field Organizer is Jim G. Helton. If you have any questions about our State Directors program or wish to become a State Director, please Jim via email.

Fernando Alcántar

Fernando Alcántar is a former denominational leader for the Foursquare Church in Mexico, the United Methodist Church in the United States, and globetrotting missionary leader for Azusa Pacific University. He is…...Read More

Stephen Macknik

Stephen Macknik is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, Physiology and Pharmacology at the State University of New York, where he studies perceptual and cognitive neuroscience....Read More

Susana Martinez-Conde

Susana Martinez-Conde is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, Physiology and Pharmacology at the State University of New York, where she studies perceptual and cognitive neuroscience....Read More

Angela Mattke

Angela Mattke, MD, FACEP is a board-certified, practicing Emergency Physician. After being awarded her MD from the Medical College of Georgia, she completed a General Surgery Internship in Pittsburgh and…...Read More

Marc Pagcaliwangan

Marc Pagcaliwangan is a professional boxer who is undefeated at 10-0, with 8 knock outs. ...Read More

Eddie Tabash

Eddie Tabash is a Platinum Life Member of American Atheists and chairs the board of directors of the Center for Inquiry....Read More

Athena Salman

Rep. Athena Salman is the only openly atheist female state legislator in the country. She represents the 26th Legislative District, which comprises of Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix and the Salt River…...Read More

Geoffrey Blackwell

Geoffrey Blackwell is the staff attorney for American Atheists. He responds to reports of possible violations of the separation of religion and government and manages litigation when issues cannot be…...Read More