Board of Directors

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EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

National/appointed members denoted by asterisk (*)

Chairman
PAXTON K. BAKER*
Washington Nationals

Vice Chairman
HON. RODNEY SLATER*
Squire Patton Boggs

Vice Chairman
SHAWN WHITMAN
FMC Corporation

Treasurer
EDWARD BLANSITT, III
North Carolina

Secretary
LAURA O'CONNOR
Utah

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Financial Development
JONATHAN HEAFITZ
Assistant VP, Federal Affairs, PCMA

Program
DR. LINDA MITCHELL
North Mississippi Research & Extension Center

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COL. STEVEN C. ROBERTS, ESQ.*
Founder & President, The Roberts Companies

Congressional Relations
DAVID SCHIAPPA*
Partner, The Duberstein Group

Financial Development
MICHAEL SKAHILL

BOARD MEMBERS

PAMELA ALEXANDER
Director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund

MERRILL EISENHOWER ATWATER
CEO, People to People International

MARC BAER*
VP, Health Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

THE HONORABLE CYNTHIA LUMMIS
U.S. Senator, Wyoming

ROMERO BROWN*
Georgia

ANNE BRUCE
Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

NICK CANNON*
California

EDWARD COHEN
Principal, Lerner Enterprises

AMANDA COVINGTON
Chief Communications & Government Relations Officer, Larry H. Miller Group of Companies

ANTHONY CROWELL
Dean & President,
New York Law School

MITCHELL DRAIZIN*
Founder & President, Longview Capital Advisors

CHILING TONG*
President & CEO, National ACE

JIM DUNN
EVP & System Chief Human Resources Officer, Atrium Health

MELISSA FOXMAN
Director, Federal Government Relations, Entertainment Software Association

BEVERLY GILYARD
Vice President - Federal Strategy, AARP

LISA NELSON
Executive Director, US Public Policy & Federal Government Affairs at Bristol Myers Squibb

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GEORGE GOULD
Washington, DC

RAYMOND HALL
Vice President Organization Effectiveness & Analytics at Boeing

JASON VAN PELT*
Executive Vice President, Crossroads Strategies

ERICA WHEELAN HEYSE
National Director, The Congressional Award

JESSE HILL
Director of Regulatory Relations, Edward Jones

THE HONORABLE RICHARD HUDSON*
U.S. Representative
NC-08

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DAVID W. HUNT, ESQ.
Legal Counsel *

MIKE KELLEY
Vice President, External Affairs, YRC Worldwide

THE HONORABLE SHEILA JACKSON LEE
U.S. Representative
TX-18

KATHRYN WEEDEN*
Virginia

RAYMOND KERINS, JR.

BRADLEY KNOX, ESQ.
VP and Counsel, Federal Relations, Aflac

KARLOS LASANE*
VP, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment

CHRISTOPHER LEAHY
VP, National Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs, Intuit

MATEO MAGDALENO*
Chief Education Officer, IDQ Group

THE HONORABLE
JOE MANCHIN*
U.S. Senator
West Virginia

LANCE MANGUM
Staff Vice President, Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation

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MICHAEL PITTS*
Wisconsin

MOLLY RYAN
Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy at Global Blood Therapeutics

VANESSA SINDERS
SVP, Federal Legislative Affairs, Charter Communications

KIM TALLEY*
Community Relations Director, G2 Secure Staff, LLC

DIANA LÉON BROWN
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Office of the County Executive, Prince George’s County

LINDSEY DICKINSON
VP, Legislative Affairs, Comcast

KEIRA LOMBARDO
Chief Administrative Officer at Smithfield Foods, Inc.

RITA VASWANI*
VP & Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank

DONALD REMY
Chief Operating Officer/ Chief Legal Officer, NCAA

AMINA EDWARDS
Chief of Staff of the Washington Football Team

STEVE HARTELL
Vice President of Public Policy at Amazon

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

SIMEON BANISTER
VP, Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation

SKIP BRAZIEL
VP, Government Affairs, Prudential Financial

SANYIN SIANG
Executive Director, Coach K Leadership and Ethics Center, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

DR. LARRY GREEN
Maryland

ADRIAN HARPOOL
Principal, Adrian Harpool Associates

DR. BRIAN JOHNSON
President & CEO, Advance Higher Ed

WILL STUTE
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

BRUCE WALKER
Associate Director, DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment