Leadership

Board of Directors

A dedicated team of state legislative leaders from across the country serves as the governing board of ALEC. They are among the vanguard for freedom who dedicate their time and resources to promote limited government, free markets and federalism.

Board of Scholars

The ALEC Board of Scholars Program honors those whose distinguished work and dedication to market-based policy innovations have been, and continue to be, invaluable to ALEC and its membership.

Private Enterprise Advisory Council

To better promote the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism with real-world business experience, the ALEC Board of Directors enlists an advisory team of private-sector industry leaders.

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

Courtney Cook

Vice President, Events

Michael Bowman

President, ALEC Action

Bartlett Cleland

Counsel and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Bill Ashworth

Vice President, Public Affairs and Engagement

Lee Schalk

Vice President, Policy

Marie Vulaj

Vice President, Partnerships and Engagement

Jonathan Williams

Executive Vice President, Policy and ALEC Chief Economist