National Advisory Board

National Advisory Board

  • Hon. Michael D. Barnes, former U.S. Representative (D-MD)
  • Hon. Bonnie Campbell, former Attorney General of Iowa (D-IA)
  • Hon. Michael N. Castle, former Governor and U.S. Representative (R-DE)
  • Hon. Byron Dorgan, former U.S. Senator (D-ND)
  • Hon. Vic Fazio, former U.S. Representative (D-CA)
  • Hon. Martin Frost, former U.S. Representative (D-TX)
  • Hon. Nancy Johnson, former U.S. Representative (R-CT)
  • Hon. James R. Jones, former U.S. Representative (D-OK)
  • Hon. Jim Nussle, former U.S. Representative (R-IA)
  • Hon. Bob Packwood, former U.S. Senator (R-OR)
  • Hon. John Porter, former U.S. Representative (R-IL)
  • Hon. John Tanner, former U.S. Representative (D-TN)
  • Hon. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lt. Governor (D-MD)
  • I.M. ‘Mac’ Destler, Saul Stern Professor of Civic Engagement, University of Maryland
  • Gloria Duffy, Commonwealth Club of California
  • Jack Faris, Former Vice President, University of Washington
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Former Sec. of Commerce under George W. Bush, CEO of Kellogg
  • Katie Hall, CEO of Hall Capital & Chair of the Board of Trustees, Princeton University
  • Glenn F. Ivey, Former State’s Attorney, Maryland
  • Lawrence Jacobs, Walter & Joan Mondale Chair for Political Studies, University of Minnesota
  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marvin Kalb, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
  • Jon Krosnick, Frederic Glover Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences, Stanford University
  • Gregory G. Lebel, The George Washington University
  • Lawrence Lessig, Roy Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School
  • Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Executive Director, National Institute for Civil Discourse
  • Benjamin Page, Gordon Fulcher Professor of Decision Making, Northwestern University
  • Jennifer Potter, Former CEO, Initiative for Global Development
  • Cindy Simon Rosenthal, Director and Curator, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, University of Oklahoma
  • William Ruckelshaus, EPA Administrator under Richard Nixon & George Bush
  • Robert Shapiro, Columbia University
  • D. Wayne Silby, Founder, Calvert Social Investment Fund
  • John Steiner, Transpartisan Policy Center
  • Talia Stroud, Assistant Director, Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at University of Texas
  • Richard Tafel, Public Squared, Founder, Log Cabin Republicans
  • Wendy Willis, Policy Consensus Initiative, Portland State University

In Memoriam

  • Hon. Bill Frenzel (1928-2014), former U.S. Representative from Minnesota
  • Thomas Schelling (1921-2016), Nobel Laureate, University of Maryland
  • Daniel Yankelovich (1924-2017), Public Agenda Foundation