BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William E. Oberndorf
Chairman,
San Francisco, CA

John F. Kirtley
Vice Chairman, Tampa, FL

H. Lee Barfield, II
Nashville, TN

The Honorable Kevin P. Chavous
Washington, DC

The Honorable Ann Duplessis

New Orleans, LA

Jimmy Haslam

Knoxville, TN

Kathy Hubbard
Indianapolis, IN

Senator Joe Lieberman
New York, NY 

Edward H. McDermott
San Francisco, CA

Sister Rosemarie Nassif

Los Angeles, CA

Paul Shiverick

Palm Beach, FL

Governor Scott Walker

WI

 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Tommy Schultz, Chief Executive Officer

Elisa Clements, Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Miller, Chief Financial Officer

COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

Katie Linehan, National Director of Communications and Marketing

Denisha Merriweather, Director of Family Engagement

Walter Blanks Jr., Press Secretary

Paul Dauphin, Louisiana Director of Operations 

Kim Martinez, Arizona Communications Director

Nathan Cunneen, Communications Associate

DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Zack Dawes, National Director of Development

Beth Gulugian, Director of Donor Relations

Jana Gregg, Development and Summit Manager

Laura Helder, Development and Events Coordinator

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Miller, Chief Financial Officer

Eromosele Akhelumele, Director of Finance

Benita Gardner, Senior Accountant

Donna Selby, Accounting Assistant

OPERATIONS AND COMPLIANCE

Elisa Clements, Chief Operating Officer

Steve Saxe, General Counsel

Brenda Hondorp, Executive Assistant

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Ryan Cantrell, National Director of Government Affairs

John Schilling, Senior Advisor

Scott Jensen, Senior Advisor

Kelli Bottger, Director of Political Strategy

Mandy Drogin, Texas State Director

Jann Dower, Tennessee Field Director

Lauren Garcia, Nebraska State Director

Valeria Gurr, Nevada State Director

Denise Lasher, Florida Government Affairs Advisor

Calvin A. Lee, Wisconsin Field Director

Jamie Lord, Georgia Government Affairs Advisor

Shaka Mitchell, Director of State Strategy and Advocacy

Kaleb Moore, Louisiana Director of Government Affairs

Justin Moralez, Wisconsin State Director

John Patton, Tennessee State Director

Christy Riggins, Georgia Field Director

Steve Smith, Arizona State Director

Edgar Trejo, Nevada Field Director

GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY AND MOBILIZATION

Michael Benjamin, Senior Advisor for Grassroots Advocacy & Mobilization

Tiffany Crawford, Louisiana Grassroots Coordinator

IMPLEMENTATION

Lindsey Rust, Senior Director of State Investments

Bruce Hermie, Director of School Partnerships

Esly Montenegro, Arizona Implementation Director

POLICY

Halli Faulkner, Senior Director of State and Federal Policy

Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D., National Director of Research