Group: Team
Cristopher Cruz Colorado – N Square

Cristopher Cruz Colorado

Cristopher is a Salvadoran-American enthusiast of nuclear issues and has traveled abroad since age 16 to promote youth inclusion in nuclear policy. He is cofounder of Nuclear Free Schools (NFS) and has been an active member of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Youth Group (CYG), where he also served as communications coordinator from January 2021 to December 2022. Cristopher runs his own bilingual blog called The Atomic Scholar, where he writes about his adventures in the nuclear field as an immigrant and individual of color. When not studying nuclear topics, he can be found roaming museums and parks or watching Godzilla movies.

Lyndon Burford – Network Weaver in Residence

Lyndon Burford

Lyndon is N Square’s inaugural network weaver in residence. He is also a visiting research associate at King’s College London, a Web3 advisor to the Vatican’s New Technologies for Peace working group, and cofounder of PATH Collective, a mission-driven startup aimed at advancing the objectives of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by combining the power of contemporary art and storytelling with the financial sovereignty of Web3. Previously, Lyndon was civil society advisor to the New Zealand delegation at the 2015 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. He received the McElvany Nonproliferation Prize from the James Martin Center for his essay on a user-pays model for international nuclear risk reduction.

Myrna Newcomb

Myrna has more than 20 years of experience leading graphic design and visual branding projects for a wide range of clients. Whether she’s creating strategic communication materials and websites or building brand identity, Myrna has a practiced ability to translate a client’s intention into a cohesive design approach. She enjoys collaborating with clients and writers to craft visual narratives that resonate. Myrna holds a BFA in graphic design from Academy of Art University and a BA from UC San Diego.

Alexa Gregory

Alexa is owner of Add Insight, a virtual bookkeeping firm specializing in QuickBooks Online bookkeeping, payroll, and strategic advising for small businesses. The Bay Area firm works closely with clients to improve their financial record keeping and reporting and to position them for long-term growth. An early adopter of new technology, Alexa works with clients to find the best tools to power their business. She holds a BA from UC Berkeley in health arts and sciences with a focus on the history of healthcare.

Lisa DeYoung

Lisa is an admin diva and creative spirit living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. With extensive experience in marketing communications, publishing production, and graphic design management, she brings exquisite attention to detail to her projects. Lisa works with colleagues, clients, and partners to bring efficiency to their processes and to keep dynamic operations running smoothly. She holds a BS from the University of Vermont, along with many hours of credits in business administration professional development.

Peter Waring

Peter is program manager for nonproliferation at Ridgeway Information, a London-based research consultancy. Previously, he spent 11 years as an officer in the Australian Navy. Highlights of his naval career include leading a survey mission to Antarctica, a secondment as the deputy operations manager for the search for Malaysian aircraft MH370, and deploying to the Middle East as the personal aide to Australia’s regional commander. Peter holds an MA in strategy and security from the University of New South Wales and an MA in geopolitics from King’s College London.