Speakers

 
 
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Cheryl Crawford

Executive Director, MassVOTE; Citizens Commission member; Board Member, American Promise Education Fund

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John Pudner

Executive Director, Take Back Our Republic; American Promise Advisory Council

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

World-renowned presidential historian; Public speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times #1 best-selling author; American Promise Advisory Council

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Joe Kearns Goodwin

Decorated US Army Veteran; Executive Director of National Service Now; American Promise Advisory Council

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Jeff Clements

President and Founder of American Promise

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Olivia Zink

Executive Director, Open Democracy

Debra Winger

3-time Oscar Nominated Actress; Board Member, American Promise and American Promise Education Fund

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Jim Rubens

Former State Senator - (R - New Hampshire); Developer & Investor; Board Member, American Promise

Nancy MacLean

Author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America; William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy, Duke University

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Manu Meel

Chief Executive Officer, BridgeUSA

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Alan LaPolice

Kansas educator; Farmer; Veteran; KS-01 Congressional Candidate '14, '16 and '18 (R, I, D)

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Wambui Gatheru

Outreach Manager, American Promise

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Neal Simon

4-time CEO; 2018 Candidate for U.S. Senate; Author of upcoming book, “Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim our Republic”; Board member, Unite America and Bipartisan Policy Center

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Greg Behrman

Founder & CEO, NationSwell; Strategic Advisor, Gen. David Petraeus and Gen. John Allen; fmr. Policy Staff, U.S. State Dept.

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Dr. Lynn Horton Morrison

Vice Chair, Wyoming Promise; Wyoming family physician

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Johannes Epke

Counsel, American Promise

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Rod Morrison

Steering Committee, Wyoming Promise; 3rd generation Wyoming farmer

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Susan Muller

Events Director, American Promise

Steve Lipscomb

Founder, World Poker Tour; CEO, Practicrats LLC; Founder, Fix It America; Member, American Promise Advisory Council

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Matt Cox

NC State Senate Candidate; US Navy veteran

Congressman Jamie Raskin

Congressman (D-Maryland)

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John Wass

CEO at Profit Isle; Co-founder and Board Chair, American Promise

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Scott Greytak

Senior Counsel, RepresentUs

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Elizabeth Doty

Founder of Leadership Momentum; Bay Area American Promise Business Council; National Program Coordinator, Business for American Promise

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Francis Johnson

President, Take Back Our Republic

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Rufus Gifford

Finance Director, President Obama 2012; US Ambassador to Denmark, 2013-2017; Candidate for US Congress, 2018

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Ellen Moorhouse

Grassroots Communications Manager, RepresentUs

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Congressman Jim McGovern

Congressman (D-Massachusetts); Chair, House Rules Committee

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Ella McGrail

American Promise Advisory Council; College Student; Youth Poet Laureate, New Hampshire

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Ben Cohen

Co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream; Head Stamper at Stamp Stampede; American Promise National Advisory Council

Leslie Danks Burke

Founder and President, Trailblazers PAC

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Sam Daley-Harris

American Promise Empowerment Coach; Founder-Civic Courage; Author, Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People & Government

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Kevin Johnson

Executive Director, Election Reformers Network

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Corinne Dodge

New Hampshire Voters Restoring Democracy

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Tamara Piety

Professor of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law; American Promise Advisory Council

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Rio Tazewell

Senior Campaigns Manager, People For The American Way

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Matt Patsky

CEO and Portfolio Manager, Trillium Asset Management; American Promise National Advisory Council

Sean Curran

Principal, Waterville Consulting

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Kim Wass

People Govern Not Money, Volunteer Coordinator

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Yael Bromberg

Yael Bromberg, Esq. Bromberg Law LLC; Former Georgetown University Law Center

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Frederick Alexander

Founder, The Shareholder Commons

MaryAnne Howland

Founder and CEO, Ibis Communications

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Jack Doty

Partner, Newport Board Group; American Promise National Advisory Council

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Tara Edelman

Nonprofit board member and advisor; Social Entrepreneur; American Promise National Finance Council

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Fernando Cazares

League of Conversation Voters

Katie Fahey

Executive Director, The People

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John Mathers

Past President Rotary Club of San Francisco; Business Leadership Advisor, eVo Associates

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Sangita Sigdyal

Managing Director, FairVote

Susan Clark

Director of Programs, Gaia Fund

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Scott Siebel

Director of Outreach, FairVote

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Leah Field

Managing Director, American Promise

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Vicki Barnes

American Promise Minnesota State Coordinator

Marie HenselderKimmel

Leader of Tri-County, NJ APA

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Azor Cole

State Manager, American Promise

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Nick Macek

Deputy Digital Director, End Citizens United

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Courtney Hight

Director, Democracy Program of the Sierra Club

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Tyler Cole

Issue One, Legislative Director and Counsel

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Renaldo Pearson

Director, External Affairs, RepresentUs

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Ellen Read

New Hampshire State Representative

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Ann Drumm

Regional Organizer, North Texas APA

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David Hawkings

Editor in Chief, The Fulcrum

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Johana Vicente

Deputy Director, Chispa, League of Conservation Voters

 
 

PRAISE FOR NATIONAL CITIZEN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE:

"NCLC is a time we can all come together to celebrate our successes and reinvigorate our passion for this cross-partisan movement. Meeting others from across the country working to restore our democracy restored my faith that we can do this.”

—2018 conference attendee

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