Director of Strategic Communications
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Bryan Barks is the Director of Strategic Communications at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence.
Bryan has a background in social justice advocacy. Prior to joining CSGV in 2015, she worked for several organizations dedicated to poverty alleviation and legal aid. She also has experience in local government and worked at the Public Information Office in her hometown of Athens, Georgia.
Bryan is passionate about mental health advocacy. She was initially drawn to CSGV’s risk-based approach to gun violence prevention and active efforts to destigmatize mental illness.
Bryan has a BA in political science and international affairs from Georgia College & State University. In her free time, she enjoys writing, freelance editing, and traveling with her husband.