Board of Directors

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EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

National/appointed members denoted by asterisk (*)

Chairman
PAXTON K. BAKER*
Washington Nationals

Vice Chairwoman
DR. LINDA MITCHELL
Mississippi State University

Vice Chairman
HON. RODNEY SLATER*
Squire Patton Boggs

Treasurer
LEE KLUMPP
BDO USA

Secretary
CHERYL MADDOX*
Kentucky

BOARD MEMBERS

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

SIMEON BANISTER
New York

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EDWARD BLANSITT, III
Inspector General, Montgomery County, Maryland

ANDY BLOCKER
Head of U.S. Government Affairs, Invesco

ROMERO BROWN*
Georgia

ANNE BRUCE
Senior Director, Federal Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

NICK CANNON*
California

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

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

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Director of Federal Strategy, AARP

PATRICK GLIHA
Director, Federal Government Relations, Celgene

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GEORGE GOULD
Washington, DC

JONATHAN HEAFITZ
Assistant VP, Federal Affairs, PCMA

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

DR. BRIAN JOHNSON
President & CEO, Advance Higher Ed

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KARLOS LASANE*
VP, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment

CHRISTOPHER LEAHY
VP & Head of Government Relations & Policy, Bayer

LYNN LYONS*
Florida

MATEO MAGDALENO*
Chief Education Officer, IDQ Group

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

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LANCE MANGUM
Senior Federal Affairs Representative, FedEx

KIM NORMAN*
Co-Owner/Consultant,
G2 Secure Staff

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

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MICHAEL PITTS*
Wisconsin

STEVEN ROBERTS*
Founder & President, The Roberts Companies

BETH ANN RUOFF
Washington, DC

DAVID SCHIAPPA*
Partner, The Duberstein Group

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MICHAEL SKAHILL
VP, Government Affairs, Smithfield Foods

CHRIS SPEAR
President & CEO, American Trucking Associations

WILL STUTE
Washington, DC

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

SHAWN WHITMAN
VP, Government Affairs, FMC Corporation