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

President, ALEC Action

Bartlett Cleland

Counsel and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Bill Meierling

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

Sherry Street

Vice President, Policy Advancement

Marie Vulaj

Vice President, Partnerships and Engagement

Jonathan Williams

Executive Vice President, Policy and ALEC Chief Economist

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.

Bora Bakar

Accounts Receivable Associate

Gretchen Baldau

Executive Assistant, Office of the Chief Executive Officer

James Bergman

Partnerships and Engagement

Jason Bethke

Salesforce Administrator and Developer, Individual Engagement

Courtney Cook

Senior Director, Events

Will Davies

Coordinator, Legislative Outreach

Skip Estes

Legislative Analyst, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Jose Fernandez

Office Manager

Aaron Gillham

Manager, Legislative Membership & Engagement

Hunter Hamberlin

Coordinator, Legislative Outreach

Jonathon Hauenschild

Director, Communications and Technology Task Force

Gwendolyn Hodge

Manager, Events

Alexis Jarrett

Public Affairs Coordinator

Josh Jaye

Director, Non-Profit and Corporate Relations

Karla Jones

Senior Director, Federalism and International Relations Task Force

Scott Kaufman

Director, Education and Workforce Development Task Force

Grant Kidwell

Director, Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force

Ronald J. Lampard

Senior Director, Criminal Justice Task Force and Civil Justice Task Force

Tom McLaughlin

Public Affairs Manager

Eli Peterson

Accountant, Finance and Administration

Christine Phipps

Director, Art and Creative

Dan Reynolds

Director of Public Affairs

Brooklyn Roberts

Director, Health and Human Services Task Force

Stephen Rupp

Digital Engagement Coordinator

Hon. Jon Russell

Director, American City County Exchange

Lee Schalk

Senior Director, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Thomas Savidge

Research Manager, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Michael Slabinski

Director, Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development

Giovanni Triana

Coordinator, Partnerships and Engagement

Daniel Turner

Research Analyst, Center to Protect Free Speech

Sarah Wall

Special Projects Coordinator

Bob Williams

Senior Fellow, Center for State Fiscal Reform