Staff

Wade Munday

Executive Director
Email: wade@tnjfon.org
Wade graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University and Vanderbilt School of Divinity. Previously, he was a consultant to Boston Children’s Hospital and worked for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.

Languages: English, struggling French

Adrienne S. Kittos

Legal Director
Email: adrienne@tnjfon.org
Adrienne received her B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University in 2006, and her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2009. Adrienne has worked on behalf of clients at the Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Immigrant Legal Clinic and Rose Immigration Law Firm in Nashville, Tennessee.

Languages: English, struggling Spanish

Bethany Jackson

DACA Attorney
Email: bethany@tnjfon.org
Bethany is a graduate of Rhodes College and Tulane University School of Law. Bethany has practiced law in New Orleans, Baltimore and Nashville. Her volunteer experience includes work with Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Nashville Bar Association Pro Bono Program and Nashville Public Library.

Languages: English, Spanish

Alvaro Manrique Barrenechea

Legal Advocate
Email: alvaro@tnjfon.org
A native of Peru, Alvaro maintains his citizenship but is a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States. He attended Universidad de Lima, and then went on to become an attorney in Peru where he worked for the Lima Chamber of Commerce. He is the dean of the Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors languages institute.

Languages: English, Spanish, Russian, German

Andrew Free

Senior Consulting Attorney
Email: andrew@immigrantcivilrights.com
Andrew received a B.S. in Political Science from Kennesaw State University and a law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law. He serves on the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Federal Court Litigation Steering Committee and previously chaired the Legal Advisory Board of Dignidad Obrera (Workers Dignity). Andrew has served as Tennessee referral counsel to the Government of Mexico, Immigration Equality, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Languages: English, Spanish

Internship Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in social justice, law, and nonprofit management are encouraged to apply to help us build capacity and infrastructure that will enable us to protect more immigrants living in Middle Tennessee. Email Wade (wade@tnjfon.org) if you are interested.
Undergraduate students who are gifted story-tellers and social media savvy are encouraged to apply and help us communicate the incredible stories of survival from our clients. Email Wade (wade@tnjfon.org) if you are interested.
Bilingual undergraduate students interested in a legal career are encouraged to apply for an internships assisting our attorneys with legal filing, translation, and interpretation. Email Alvaro (alvaro@tnjfon.org) if you are interested.

Legal Intern

Campbell Haynes
Email: campbellhaynes@gmail.com
Campbell graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Government. He is a rising second year law student at the University of Virginia School of Law. The 2016 presidential election and the ensuing political climate around refugees and immigrants prompted Campbell to explore immigration law. He hopes to continue working in public service.

Undergraduate Legal Intern

Katherine Climaco
Email: kaclimaco@mail.lipscomb.edu
Katherine attends Lipscomb University. She will be a junior in the fall. She is majoring in Law, Justice, and the Society and minoring in Social Entrepreneurship. Katherine was interested in interning at JFON because she immigrated to the U.S. when she was a child. As a DACA recipient, she understands the importance of having status in the U.S. In the future, Katherine wants to become a social justice attorney. She hopes to open a coffee shop that hires immigrants and refugees and uses its profits to sponsor students in her birth country, El Salvador.

Social Justice/Social Media Intern

Madison Edwards
Email: madisonedwards17@gmail.com
Madison is a rising junior at Villanova University. She is pursuing a B.A. in Communication (specializing in Rhetorical Studies) and a B.A. in Peace & Justice Studies. After thoroughly studying the language and implications of the travel ban in one of her classes, Madison became interested in learning about immigration law. She plans to attend law school and dreams of becoming a Supreme Court Justice.

Social Justice Intern

Patrick Deneen
Email: patrick.c.deneen@vanderbilt.edu
Patrick will be a sophomore this fall at Vanderbilt University. He is interested in African-American and Diaspora Studies. Patrick sees interning at JFON as a great opportunity to engage with and serve diverse Nashville communities while developing skills for a career in law.