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
LEE KLUMPP
BDO USA

Secretary
CHERYL MADDOX*
Kentucky

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

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EDWARD BLANSITT, III
Inspector General, Montgomery County, Maryland

Financial Development
JONATHAN HEAFITZ
Assistant VP, Federal Affairs, PCMA

Program
DR. LINDA MITCHELL
North Mississippi Research & Extension Center

Congressional Relations
DAVID SCHIAPPA*
Partner, The Duberstein Group

Financial Development
MICHAEL SKAHILL
VP, Government Affairs, Smithfield Foods

BOARD MEMBERS

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

ROMERO BROWN*
Georgia

ANNE BRUCE
Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

NICK CANNON*
California

WEI-LI CHONG
President, KinderCare Education at Work

EDWARD COHEN
Principal, Lerner Enterprises

ANTHONY CROWELL
Dean & President,
New York Law School

KATHY DIDAWICK
VP, Congressional & Political Affairs, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

THE HONORABLE DEBBIE DINGELL*
U.S. Representative
MI-12

MITCHELL DRAIZIN*
Founder & President, Longview Capital Advisors

LARRY DUNCAN
VP, Government Affairs, Lockheed Martin

MELISSA FOXMAN
Director, Federal Government Relations, Entertainment Software Association

BEVERLY GILYARD
Director of Federal Strategy, AARP

PATRICK GLIHA
Director, Federal Government Relations, Celgene

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GEORGE GOULD
Washington, DC

J. STEVEN HART, ESQ.*
Washington, DC

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 *

THE HONORABLE JOHNNY ISAKSON*
U.S. Senator
Georgia

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

RAYMOND F. KERINS, JR.
Senior VP & Head of Communications, Government Relations & Policy, Bayer US

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

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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 Director of Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation

LAURA O’CONNOR*
Junior High Registrar, Alpine School District

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MICHAEL PITTS*
Wisconsin

STEVEN ROBERTS*
Founder & President, The Roberts Companies

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CHRIS SPEAR
President & CEO, American Trucking Associations

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

CHILING TONG*
President & CEO, National ACE

JASON VAN PELT*
Executive Vice President, Crossroads Strategies

RITA VASWANI*
VP & Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank

KATHRYN WEEDEN*
Principal, U.S. Senate Page School

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

SIMEON BANISTER
VP, Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation

DAVID FALK
Founder, F.A.M.E.

DR. LARRY GREEN
Maryland

DR. BRIAN JOHNSON
President & CEO, Advance Higher Ed

BETH ANN RUOFF
Washington, DC

WILL STUTE
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP