Leadership

WHO ARE WE?

The Congressional Award is run by a small dedicated team of full-time national office. We are a resource for participants, families, schools and anyone interested in learning more about The Congressional Award.

 

National office

Erica Wheelan Heyse

NATIONAL DIRECTOR

Bethie Woodall

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS + PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

Rachel Mallory

DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS + CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT

Jordan Lindsey

WEST PROGRAM MANAGER

Sydney Tryon

NORTH PROGRAM MANAGER

Katie McCool

SOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER

Maurie Mueller

PROGRAM OFFICER

Eric Fernandez

PROGRAM OFFICER

Executive officers

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    Paxton K. Baker

    CHAIRMAN

    WASHINGTON NATIONALS
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      HON. RODNEY SLATER

      VICE CHAIRMAN

      Squire Patton Boggs
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        SHAWN WHITMAN

        VICE CHAIRMAN

        FMC Corporation
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          Laura O’Connor

          SECRETARY

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            EDWARD BLANSITT, III

            TREASURER

            North Carolina
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            Committee Chairs

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              Jonathan Heafitz

              FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT

              Assistant VP, Federal Affairs, PCMA
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                Linda Mitchell, Ph.D.

                PROGRAM

                North Mississippi Research & Extension Center
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                Roberts

                  Col. Steven C. Roberts, Esq.

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                  Founder & President, The Roberts Companies
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                    David Schiappa

                    CONGRESSIONAL RELATIONS

                    Partner, The Duberstein Group
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                      Michael Skahill

                      FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT

                      BOARD MEMBERS

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                        Pamela Alexander

                        Director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund
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                          Marc Baer

                          VP, Health Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
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                            Romero Brown

                            Georgia
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                              Anne Bruce

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                                Nick Cannon

                                California
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                                  Edward Cohen

                                  Principal, Lerner Enterprises
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                                    Lindsey Dickinson

                                    VP, Legislative Affairs, Comcast
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                                      The Honorable Debbie Dingell

                                      U.S. Representative MI-12
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                                        Mitchell Draizin

                                        Founder & President, Longview Capital Advisors
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                                          Jim Dunn

                                          EVP, Chief People & Culture Officer, Atrium Health
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                                            Amina Edwards

                                            Chief of Staff,
                                            Washington Football Team
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                                              Melissa Foxman

                                              Vice President, Federal Government Affairs
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                                                Beverly Gilyard

                                                Vice President – Federal Strategy, AARP
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                                                  Steve Hartell

                                                  Vice President of Public Policy at Amazon
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                                                  Erica Heyse

                                                    Erica Wheelan Heyse

                                                    National Director, The Congressional Award
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                                                    Hudson

                                                      The Honorable Richard Hudson

                                                      U.S. Representative NC-08
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                                                        David W. Hunt, ESQ.

                                                        Legal Counsel
                                                         
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                                                          Mike Kelley

                                                          Vice President, External Affairs, YRC Worldwide
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                                                            Keira Lombardo

                                                            CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, SMITHFIELD FOODS, INC.
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                                                              The Honorable Cynthia Lummis

                                                              U.S. Senator, Wyoming
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                                                                Bradley Knox, ESQ.

                                                                VP and Counsel, Federal Relations, Aflac
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                                                                  Karlos Lasane

                                                                  VP, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment
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                                                                    Christopher Leahy

                                                                    Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs and Chief Public Policy Officer, intuit
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                                                                      Mateo Magdaleno

                                                                      Chief Education Officer, IDQ Group
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                                                                        The Honorable Joe Manchin

                                                                        U.S. Senator West Virginia
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                                                                          Lisa Nelson

                                                                          Director, Federal Government Relations, Celgene
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                                                                            Lance Mangum

                                                                            Staff Vice President, Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation
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                                                                                Vanessa Sinders

                                                                                SVP, Federal Legislative Affairs, Charter Communications
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                                                                                  Kim Talley

                                                                                  Community Relations Director, G2 Secure Staff, LLC
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                                                                                    Chiling Tong

                                                                                    President & CEO, National ACE
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                                                                                      Jason Van Pelt

                                                                                      Executive Vice President, Crossroads Strategies
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                                                                                        Rita Vaswani

                                                                                        VP & Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank
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                                                                                          Kathryn Weeden

                                                                                          Virginia
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                                                                                          ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

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                                                                                            Merrill Eisenhower Atwater

                                                                                            CEO, People to People International
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                                                                                              Simeon Banister
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                                                                                                Skip Braziel

                                                                                                VP, Government Affairs, Prudential Financial
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                                                                                                  Diana Leon Brown

                                                                                                  Director of Strategic Partnerships, Office of the County Executive, Prince George’s County
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                                                                                                    Anthony Crowell

                                                                                                    Dean & President, New York Law School
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                                                                                                      Sanyin Siang

                                                                                                      Executive Director, Coach K Leadership and Ethics Center, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
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                                                                                                        Washington, DC
                                                                                                         
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                                                                                                          LAWRENCE J. GREEN, M.D.

                                                                                                          Maryland
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                                                                                                            Raymond Hall

                                                                                                            VP, Organization Effectiveness & Analytics at BOEING
                                                                                                             
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                                                                                                              Adrian Harpool

                                                                                                              Principal, Adrian Harpool Associates
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                                                                                                                Jesse Hill

                                                                                                                Director of Regulatory Relations, Edward Jones
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                                                                                                                  BRIAN K. JOHNSON, Ed.D.

                                                                                                                  President & CEO, Advance Higher Ed
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                                                                                                                    Donald Remy

                                                                                                                    Chief Operating Officer/ Chief Legal Officer, NCAA
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                                                                                                                      Molly Ryan

                                                                                                                      Vice President, Government Affairs & Policy, Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT)
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                                                                                                                        Will Stute

                                                                                                                        Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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                                                                                                                          Karen Sessions

                                                                                                                          Texas
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                                                                                                                            Bruce Walker

                                                                                                                            Associate Director, DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment
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                                                                                                                              RAYMOND KERINS, JR.

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                                                                                                                                KATHY DIDAWICK

                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                 
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                                                                                                                                  THE HONORABLE SHEILA JACKSON LEE

                                                                                                                                  U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TX-18
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