About the Co-Hosts


Jes Constantine is the Web + Database Coordinator for the American Humanist Association.

Constantine is responsible for keeping all of the AHA’s web-based programs running. She also works to introduce new and innovative technology to increase the AHA’s Internet presence and its global reach. She also co-hosts the AHA’s monthly Humanist Hour podcast, a one-hour Internet radio talk show that features interviews, essays, listener comments and music.

Before starting at the AHA, Jes worked for the several YWCA associations worldwide. Her activist orientated work involved helping the victims of domestic violence, racism and homelessness.

Jes graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2003 with a B.S. in Information Technology/Science and Technology Studies.



Todd Stiefel lives in Raleigh, NC. He is a secular humanist, an atheist and full-time freethought activist. Todd currently serves as the Vice President of the Secular Coalition for America and in many other roles in the Freethought Movement. He has given over $3 million dollars to charities in the Freethought Movement. This is highlighted by $2 million to found the Stiefel Freethought Foundation and $500,000 to the Secular Coalition for America Education Fund.

Todd graduated cum laude from Duke University. He worked 12 years for Stiefel Laboratories, holding positions in marketing, sales operations and strategy. He was the Chief Strategy Officer, the Enterprise Leadership Team chairman and member of the executive committee of the Board. He was responsible for 250 people including the finance, strategy, risk, facilities, administration and program management functions. He co-led the teams that sold equity to Blackstone and Stiefel Laboratories to GlaxoSmithKline.

Todd’s activism was featured in a front page article in the Raleigh News & Observer. He has been seen on the Christian Broadcasting Network and has been quoted in the New York Times and Church & State.