Leadership

Executive Committee

Chair
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon*
San Francisco, CA

President
David K. Bowsher 
Birmingham, AL

Co-Chair
Mark Braden
Washington, D.C.

First Vice President
Marc Ellinger
Jefferson City, MO

Executive Director
Michael B. Thielen
Washington, D.C.

 

Please note: For all media inquiries about the RNLA, please contact Michael B. Thielen.

 

Committee Chairs

Vice President for Communications: R. Reid Lebeau II, St. Paul, MN
Vice President for Election Education: Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Vice President for Finance: Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA
Vice President for Judicial Affairs: Linda Knight, Nashville, TN 
Vice President for Membership: Philip Thomas, North Carolina
Vice President for Programming: Mike Wakefield, Washington, D.C.
Vice President for Washington, D.C. Operations: Joy Lee, Washington, D.C.

The RNLA encourages its members to volunteer for one of these committees. For more information on each committee, please e-mail the Vice President or contact the RNLA at [email protected].

Treasurer
Roger Barth,* Washington, D.C.

Secretary
Ronald L. Hicks, Jr.,* Pittsburgh, PA  

General Counsel
John G. Fogarty, Jr., Chicago, IL 

Founding Chairman 
The Late Robert J. Horn, Washington, D.C.

 

Board of Governors:

Roger Barth,* Washington, D.C.
David K. Bowsher, Birmingham, AL
Mark Braden, Washington, D.C.  
Reb Brownell, Washington, D.C.
Craig S. Burkhardt,* Washington, D.C.
Erin Clark, Washington, D.C.
Troy Cumings, Lansing, MI
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon,* San Francisco, CA
Marc Ellinger,* Jefferson City, MO
John G. Fogarty, Jr., Chicago, IL
Chris Gober,* Austin, TX
Lee Goodman, Washington, D.C.
Tyler Green, Utah
J. Timothy Griffin, Little Rock, AR
Brenda Hankins, Alexandria, VA
Ronald L. Hicks, Jr.,* Pittsburgh, PA
Manuel E. Iglesias,* Miami, FL
Linda Knight, Nashville, TN
Timothy E. Kronquist, Washington, D.C.
Kory Langhofer, Phoenix, AZ
R. Reid Lebeau II, St. Paul, MN
Joy Lee, Charlotte, NC
Larry Levy, New York, NY
Eric Lycan,* Lexington, KY  
Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA
Matthew Morgan, Indianapolis, IN
Patricia Paoletta, Virginia
Lowell Pearson, Jefferson City, MO
Matthew Petersen, Washington, D.C. 
Charles R. Spies, Washington, D.C.  
Michael B. Thielen, Washington, D.C.
Philip Thomas, North Carolina
Mike Wakefield, Washington, D.C.
David Warrington, Alexandria, VA
Thomas E. Wheeler, Indianapolis, IN
Jack White, Virginia
Richard E. Wiley,* Washington, D.C.
Joanne W. Young,* Washington, D.C.

 

Advisory Council:

Co-Chair: The Honorable Edwin Meese III, Washington, D.C.
J.Christian Adams,* Alexandria, VA
Dan Backer,* Alexandria, VA
Clayton R. Barker, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin T. Barr, Chicago, IL 
M. Krista Barth, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Roger Barth,* Washington, D.C.
Elliot S. Berke,* Washington, D.C.
Edward Brankey, Rockledge, FL
Ian Brenson,* La Grange, IL
The Honorable Larry W. Brown, Alexandria, VA
David K. Bowsher,* Birmingham, AL
Reb Brownell, Washington, D.C.
Joseph Burns,* New York, NY
Ketan Bhirud, McLean, VA
Charles Cooper, Washington, DC
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon,* San Francisco, CA
W. Stuart Dornette, Cincinnati, OH
Robert Eckels, Spring, TX
Marc Ellinger,* Jefferson City, MO
John G. Fogarty, Jr., Chicago, IL
Christopher J. Gunther, Upper Brookville, NY
Brenda Hankins*, Alexandria, VA
Heather S. Heidelbaugh, Pittsburgh, PA
Ronald L. Hicks, Jr.,* Pittsburgh, PA
Claudia A. Hrvatin,* Washington, D.C.
Grant W. Hunter,* Anchorage, AK
Manuel E. Iglesias,* Miami, FL
John Inhulsen,* Grand Rapids, MI
Michael Kahn,* Melbourne, FL
Linda Knight, Nashville, TN
Jean Kordenbrock, Williamston, MI
Courtney Kramer, Roswell, GA
Thomas Lane,* Arlington, VA
Eric Lycan,* Lexington, KY
Beverly Weiss Manne, Pittsburgh, PA
Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Scott C. McCandless,* Washington, D.C.
David Miller, Wichita, KS
Eileen J. O'Connor, Bethesda, MD
David C. O'Mara,* Reno, NV
Patricia J. Paoletta,* Washington, D.C.
William J. Palatucci, New York, NY
Lowell Pearson, Jefferson City, MO
Scott Reisch, Denver, CO
Vincent Russo, Atlanta, GA
John L. Ryder, Memphis, TN
Justin Savage, Alexandria, VA
Victor E. Schwartz,* Alexandria, VA
Jonathan L. Snare, Washington, D.C.
Thomas R. Spencer, Coral Gables, FL
Nancy E. Taylor,* Washington, D.C.
Harvey M. Tettlebaum,* Jefferson City, MO
David Thompson, Washington, DC
Suzanne Tufts, Forest Hills, NY
James Woodruff,* North Las Vegas, NV
Donald Workman,* Washington, D.C.
Joanne W. Young,* Washington, D.C.

*Denotes RNLA Life Members

 

 

RNLA Staff:

Michael B. Thielen, Executive Director

Christina Norton, Deputy Director

Elizabeth Bradford El-Rassy, Research Director

Austin Cromack, Policy Director

Anna Dean, Membership Director