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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Audit
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

SIMEON BANISTER
VP, Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation

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.

BEVERLY GILYARD
Director of Federal Strategy, AARP

PATRICK GLIHA
Director, Federal Government Relations, Celgene

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GEORGE GOULD
Washington, DC

DR. LARRY GREEN
Maryland

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

DR. BRIAN JOHNSON
President & CEO, Advance Higher Ed

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

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KARLOS LASANE*
VP, Government Relations, Caesars Entertainment

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

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

BETH ANN RUOFF
Washington, DC

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CHRIS SPEAR
President & CEO, American Trucking Associations

WILL STUTE
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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