Committees

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Board Liaison:
Amanda Karhuse
Director of Advocacy
National Association of secondary School Principals (NASSP)
703.860.7241
 

Chair:
Monica R Almond, Ph.D.
Senior Associate, Policy Development and Government Relations
Alliance for Excellent Education
202.828.0828
 

Vice Chair:
Channon Hanna
Director of Government Relations
Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.
202.737.6566
 

Vice Chair:
Taylor Lemmons
Quorum
Account Executive
303.725.2636
 

 

Learn More about the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee here.


Fundraising

Chair
Tina Phillips

Vice President
MultiState Associates
856.625.4424
 

Learn More about the Fundraising Committee here.


Membership & Engagement

Board Liaison:
Jacki Ball
Director of Government Affairs
National PTA
703.518.1243
 


Chair
Rebecca Peters
Director of Government Affairs
Council for Global Immigration- Society for Human Resource Management
703.535.6467
 

Vice Chair
Hayley Nicholson
Policy Director- Health, State-Federal Affairs
National Conference of State Legislatures
202.290.8765
 

Learn More about the Membership Committee here.


Congressional Outreach

Board Liaison:
Mallika Vastare
Federal Legislative Director
National Association of Home Builders
202.266.8570
 

Chair
Liz Westbrook
BIPC
202.452.5478
 

Vice Chair
Cicely Tomlinson
Legislative Issues Specialist
Mutual of Omaha
202.652.2287
 

Learn More about the Congressional Outreach Committee here.


Communications & PR

Board Liaison:
Ashleigh de la Torre
Senior Manager, Public Policy
Amazon
202.659.9111
 

Chair
Teresa Stepic
DDC
202.830.2078
 

Vice Chair
Melinda Foscato

Senior Account Director
LAI Video
202.204.1042
 

Learn More about the Communications & PR Committee here.


Personal & Professional Development

Board Liaison:
Christine Murphy
Director for Public Policy and Advocacy
National League for Nursing
202.909.2533
 

Chair:
Alpha Lillstrom
President
Lillstrom Cheng Strategies
301.787.0877
 

Vice Chair:
Megan Anderson Brooks
Vice President
Cavarocchi, Ruscio, Dennis Associates, LLC
202.484.1100
 

Learn More about the Personal & Professional Development Committee here.