The Foundation to Decrease World Suck, Inc. was incorporated in 2012 and was designated a 501(c)3 charitable organization by the IRS on January 23, 2013. The IRS designation letter is available upon request.
Directors of the Foundation:
John Green is one half of the Vlogbrothers and is also the NY Times best selling author of the Fault in our Stars, Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns. In addition he has helped create several online video channels including CrashCourse, Health Care Triage and the Art Assignment.
Hank Green is the other half of the Vlogbrothers and is a serial content creator with online educational channels including CrashCourse and SciShow. He is executive producer of the Brain Scoop and Sexplanations and was the co-creator of the Emmy Award winning Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Along with John he is the co-creator of the Project for Awesome and VidCon.
Benny Fine is an award winning writer/director and the co-creator of Fine Brothers Productions whose series include the acclaimed “Kids React” series, as well as YouTube’s first transmedia sitcom, “MyMusic.”
Valerie Barr is Nerdfighteria's community manager. She also works, in various capacities, on VidCon, Subbable, and SciShow.
Mike Green is president of CA Media, Inc. and provides administrative support for media producers including the Vlogbrothers, DFTBA Records and VidCon.
Michael Gardner is the chief operating officer of EcoGeek LLC the content production company of Vlogbrothers Hank and John Green.
Rosianna Halse Rojas is a videoblogger, writer, and John Green's executive assistant. In 2012 she won YouTube NextVlogger, an equipment grant for up and coming YouTube talent, and in 2014 her essay on women's experience online was published in Lean In: For Graduates by Sheryl Sandberg.
Julie Walsh is executive assistant to Hank Green and supports administration for Ecogeek and VidCon.