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BOARD OF
DIRECTORS

David Fineman

DAVID FINEMAN
CHAIR AND SECRETARY

Senior Partner of the law firm of Fineman, Krekstein & Harris, in Philadelphia, PA. Former Chair, United States Postal Service

 

LAVITA MCMATH TURNER
VICE CHAIR

Director of Government and External Relations at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College in New York and Board Member of The Democracy Commitment, a national initiative aimed at engaging community college students in civic learning and democratic practice.

 

LaVita McMath Turner
Toby Chaudhuri

TOBY CHAUDHURI
TREASURER

Former Vice President, Strategic Communications and National Partnerships at the Public Broadcasting Service. He directed communications for several White House race-based Initiatives and democracy and governance projects for the U.S. State Department.

 

CARMEN BERKLEY

Managing Director for Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Former President of the United States Student Association, Director of the Department of Civil and Human Rights at the AFL-CIO and former Field Director at the NAACP.

 

Carmen Berkley
Gail L Siegel

GAIL L. SIEGEL

Recently retired Policy Director for the Cook County Illinois Clerk's office, the third largest election jurisdiction in the U.S., where she initiated modernization of the voter communications and outreach infrastructure including online voter registration, Election Day registration and automatic voter registration.

 

LYNETTE QUINTERO

Current Chair of Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project’s National Student Advisory Board. Before that, she was a Democracy Fellow for CVP at Pierce College. Lynette is a senior at UC Berkeley majoring in political science where she is a research assistant on Election Law and a Senior Class Council Board Member & Chair of Events. She is also the Communication’s Department lead for the ESL Student Program.

Lynette Quintero
Greg Moore

GREG MOORE

Gregory T. Moore is a leading voting rights advocate and leader with a long and distinguished history of political empowerment and advocacy. He has served as the Executive Director of the NAACP National Voter Fund, Legislative Director and Chief of Staff for John Conyers, US House Judiciary Committee Chair. Mr. Moore currently serves on the Election Assistance Advisory Committee and is president of the GTM Consulting Services, LLC, based in Washington, DC and Cleveland Ohio.

JOI CHANEY

Joi is the executive director of the Washington Bureau and SVP for Policy and Advocacy at the National Urban League. She is the founder of J.O.I. Strategies, which develops strategies for organizations and companies seeking to achieve Justice, Opportunity, and Inclusion for America’s underserved communities. She is a former Chief of Staff to US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Advisor to the Chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during the Obama-Biden Administration.

Joi Chaney
Maya Patel

MAYA PATEL

Maya Patel is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied chemistry and received a certificate in public policy. Maya primarily works on youth and student voting rights and environmental policy. She has held roles as the Texas State Coordinator at Campus Vote Project, Environmental Engagement Coordinator for Texas State Representative Gina Hinojosa, and as an MTV Leader for Change.

CLARISSA MARTINEZ-DE-CASTRO
 

As Deputy Vice President at UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza), Clarissa leads efforts to advance fair and effective immigration policies and to expand Latino civic engagement by helping immigrants become citizens, citizens become voters, and the community overall become an active participant in policy debates. She also designed and currently leads the Rise Above campaign, an initiative to build a positive, accurate narrative of our changing America in order to foster collaborative action.

Clarissa Martinez-de-Castro
Rebecca Green

REBECCA GREEN

Rebecca is Professor of the Practice of Law at William & Mary Law School. She co-directs the Election Law Program, a joint project of the Law School and the National Center for State Courts. In that role, Green oversees its annual symposia and speaker series and undertakes a series of projects designed to educate judges about election law topics, including producing a webinar series for judges in advance of the 2020 election and a set of Election War Games offered at state judicial conferences in Virginia, Colorado, and Wisconsin. Green also oversees the State Election Law eBenchbook project, a pilot project to annotate state election codes.

ROBERT M. BRANDON
PRESIDENT & CEO

Co-founded in 2006 the Fair Elections Legal Network, now the Fair Elections Center. Mr. Brandon, a public interest attorney, has more than 35 years of nonprofit public policy, legislative, media and campaign experience at the federal, state and local levels.

 

Robert M Brandon