ALEC Staff

ALEC Executives

A vibrant team of experienced leaders, with Lisa B. Nelson at the helm, guide day-to-day ALEC staff operations.

Lisa B. Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Bowen

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Operations and Administration

Michael Bowman

Vice President, Policy

Bartlett Cleland

General Counsel and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Jeff Lambert

Vice President, Member Relations

Bill Meierling

Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, External Relations and Strategic Partnerships

Jonathan Williams

Chief Economist and Vice President, Center for State Fiscal Reform

ALEC Staff

ALEC has an eclectic set of full-time staffers who strive daily to promote limited government, free markets and federalism. Their diverse interests, backgrounds and experiences contribute to an effective team of happy warriors for freedom.

Sarah Spaulding

Executive Assistant the to CEO

Thurston Powers

Legislative Analyst

Amy Kjose Anderson

Director, Civil Justice Task Force

Jason Bethke

Salesforce Administrator and Developer

Genneya Briscoe

Director of Employee Relations, Finance and Administration

Courtney Cook

Director, Events

Victoria Eberlein

Manager, Membership and Development

Shelby Emmett

Director, Center to Protect Free Speech

Inez Feltscher Stepman

Director, Education and Workforce Development Task Force

Jose Fernandez

Office Manager

Wes Fisher

Manager, Membership and Development

Joel Griffith

Director, Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force

Alyssa Hackbarth

Manager, Public Affairs and Digital Strategy

Jay Hamilton

Public Affairs & Media Relations

Jonathon Hauenschild

Director, Communications and Technology Task Force

Mia Heck

Director, Health and Human Services Task Force

Mason Hunt

Coordinator, Events

Sarah Hunt

Director, Center for Innovation and Technology

Karla Jones

Director, Federalism and International Relations Task Force

Ronald J. Lampard

Director, Criminal Justice Reform Task Force

Tom McLaughlin

Project Manager, Public Affairs

Robert Ordway

Task Force Director of Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development

Christine Phipps

Director, Art and Creative

Hon. Jon Russell

Director, American City County Exchange

Christine Smith

Coordinator, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Daniel Turner

Research Analyst, Center to Protect Free Speech

Ashley Varner

Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Marie Vulaj

Senior Director, Membership and Development

Lacey White

Policy Coordinator

Elliot Young

Research Analyst, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Erica York

Legislative Analyst