Task Force Co-Chairs

Education

Operations Director:
Amanda Karhuse
Director of Advocacy
National Association of Secondary School Principals
703.860.7241
 

Co-Chair:
India Heckstall
Program Associate, Policy & Communications
Higher Learning
252.289.0401
 

Co-Chair:
Tamara Hiler
Senior Policy Advisor/Higher Ed Campaign Manager
Third Way
202.467.6645
 

Co-Chair:
Amy Smith
Public Policy Advisor
Arnold & Porter LLP
202.457.6154
 

Co-Chair:
Julie Warner
Education Research Analyst
U.S. Department of Education
770.289.4827
 


Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Operations Director:
Emily Duncan
Director of Government Affairs
National Grid
703.431.5178
 

Co-Chair:
Rachel Feinstein
Senior Manager of Government Affairs
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association
703.522.0086 ext. 109
 

Co-Chair:
Alicia Meads
Manager, Legislative Affairs
CF Industries
202.494.9664
 

Co-Chair:
Prianka Sharma
Assistant Chief Counsel
US Small Business Administration
202.205.6938
 

Co-Chair:
Lora Strine
Congressional Liaison
US Environmental Protection Agency
202.564.1521
 

Co-Chair:
Kate Wallace
Strategic Communications
American Petroleum Institute
202.682.8000
 

 


Financial Services

 

Operations Director:
Bree Raum
Vice President, Federal Affairs
American Wind Energy Association
301.606.6060
   

Co-Chair:
Brenda Bowen
Government Affairs & PAC Manager
The Financial Services Roundtable
202. 589.2420
 

Co-Chair:
Mary Donohue
Director of Government Affairs
Polaris Consulting, LLC
202.368.9758
 

Co-Chair:
Megan Howell
Director, Global Government Affairs
First Data
202.478.1114
 

Co-Chair:
Shannon Patrick
Vice President
Centurion Group DC, LLC
202.591.1737 ext. 3
 
 

Co-Chair:
Carey Tarbell
Managing Director & Senior Partner
VOX Global
202.772.6958
 


Health & Social Policies

Operations Director:
Charla Penn
Principal
WSW
202.589.0800
 

Co-Chair:
Hope Amsterdam
Senior Associate              
Farragut Square Group, LLC.
202.266.3929
 

Co-Chair:
Denise DeMichele
Federal Strategy Advisor
AARP
202.434.3374
 

Co-Chair:
Stephanie Krenrich
Director of Federal Relations
American Cancer Society
202.585.3283
 

Co-Chair:
Alanna Suda
Vice President
MWWPR
202.600.4544
 

 


PACs, Politics & Grassroots

 

Operations Director:
Chatrane Birbal
Director, Congressional Affairs for Health & Employees
Society for Human Resource Management
703.535.6476
 

Co-Chair:
Ashton Barry
Team Lead
Quorum
202.412.1948
 

Co-Chair:
Samantha Martin
Public Policy Specialist
Arnold & Porter LLP
202.942.6818
 

Co-Chair:
Sarah McDonald
Senior Manager, Political Programs
The Home Depot
202.393.4434
 


PACs, Politics & Grassroots Conference

Operations Director:
Kathleen Coulombe
Vice President, Retirement Security
American Council of Life Insurers
202.624.2445
 

Co-Chair:
Lauren Facemire
RPAC and Political Fundraising Managing Director
National Association of REALTORS®
850.766.2064
 

Co-Chair:
Claire McDonough
Senior Account Executive
Cision Government Relations
301.479.1330
 

Co-Chair:
Lindsay Shuba Donnelly
Vice President, Political Division
The Lukens Company
703.845.8484 ext. 224
 

Co-Chair:
Libby Wuller
Business Development
Quorum
405.742.7466
    


State Relations

Operations Director:
Carla Lochiatto
Associate Director, Public Policy
ASAE
202.626.2807
 

Co-Chair:
Caroline Hegeman
State Government Relations Leader
Deloitte
202.220.2635
 

Co-Chair:
Kimberly Hayes Pollard
Consultant
Grassroots Advocacy & Organizational Management
703.282.3541
 

Co-Chair:
Anya Malkov
Manager, State and Local Public Policy
Amazon
 

Co-Chair:
Jennifer Rosen
Director, State Affairs
Alzheimer's Association
202.638.7043
 


Telecom, Tech & IP

Operations Director:
Ashleigh de la Torre
Senior Manager, Public Policy
Amazon
202.659.9111
 

Co-Chair:
Roxana Boyd
Policy Specialist
Arnold & Porter LLP
202.942.6823
 

Co-Chair:
Patrice Stanley
Vice President
Wexler Walker
202.662.3746
 

Co-Chair:
Kristin Strobel
Senior Director of State Affairs
BGR Government Affairs
202.661.6324
 

Co-Chair:
Charlyn Stanberry
Legislative Director
Office of Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09)
202.225.6231
 

 


Transportation & Infrastructure

Operations Director:
Mallika Vastare
Director of Government Relations
BlueWater Strategies
202.737.0700
 

Co-Chair:
Channon Hanna
Director of Government Relations
Van Scoyoc Associates Inc.
202.496.9590
 

Co-Chair:
Kodiak Hill-Davis
Lobbyist
David Turch & Associates
202.543.3744
 

Co-Chair:
Ashley Jackson
Director of Government Affairs
National Asphalt Pavement Association
301.731.4748
 

Co-Chair:
Michele Stanley
Director of Government Affairs
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
202.441.5958