National Advisory Board

Our National Advisory Board includes:

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, Nobel Laureate, University of Maryland

Daniel Yankelovich, Public Agenda Foundation