Marisa McPherson

Senior Program Coordinator



Marisa McPherson is the Senior Program Coordinator at the National Committee on North Korea. Most recently, she served as a Project Associate for the National Democratic Institute’s Communications & Government Relations Team, where she helped manage the organization’s social media strategy, produce and publish digital content, and copyedit external-facing publications. Her background also includes notable roles at the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Campus Leadership Council, and the Osgood Center for International Studies. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from American University (2014-2019) and had the opportunity to study abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul (2018). Outside of the office she enjoys finding new dishes to cook, practicing her Korean language skills, and crocheting more hats than one person really needs.