Leadership

Executive Committee

Chair
Larry Levy 
New York, NY

President
David K. Bowsher 
Birmingham, AL

 

Co-Chair
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon*
San Francisco, CA

First Vice President
Marc Ellinger
Jefferson City, MO

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

Vice Chair
Joanne Young
Washington, D.C.

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

 

Committee Chairs

Vice President for Communications: Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA
Vice President for Election Education: Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Vice President for Finance: Charles R. Spies, Washington, D.C. 
Vice President for Judicial Affairs: Linda Knight, Nashville, TN 
Vice President for Membership: Jake Evans, Atlanta, GA
Vice President for Programming: Thomas E. Wheeler, Indianapolis, IN
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.
Butch Bowers, Columbia, SC
David K. Bowsher, Birmingham, AL
Mark Braden, Washington, D.C.  
Reb Brownell, Washington, D.C.
Craig S. Burkhardt,* Washington, D.C. 
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon,* San Francisco, CA
Marc Ellinger,* Jefferson City, MO
Jake Evans, Atlanta, GA
John G. Fogarty, Jr., Chicago, IL
Chris Gober, Austin, TX
Lee Goodman, Washington, D.C.
J. Timothy Griffin, Little Rock, AR
John Hammond, Indianapolis, IN
Brenda Hankins, Alexandria, VA
Heather S. Heidelbaugh, Pittsburgh, PA
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  
Beverly Weiss Manne, Pittsburgh, PA
Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA
Joseph L. Olson, Milwaukee, WI
Stefan Passantino, Washington, D.C.
Matthew Petersen, Washington, D.C. 
Charles R. Spies, Washington, D.C.  
Michael B. Thielen, Washington, D.C.
Michael E. Toner, Washington, D.C.
Mike Wakefield, Washington, D.C.
David Warrington, Alexandria, VA
Thomas E. Wheeler, Indianapolis, IN
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 V. 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 Bowsher,* Birmingham, AL
Reb Brownell, Washington, D.C.
Joseph Burns,* New York, NY
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
Michael Kahn,* Melbourne, FL
Linda Knight, Nashville, TN
Jean Kordenbrock, Williamston, MI
Courtney Kramer, Roswell, GA
James Loftis, Houston, TX
Eric Lycan,* Lexington, KY
Beverly Weiss Manne, Pittsburgh, PA
Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Scott C. McCandless,* Washington, D.C.
Theodore B. Olson, Washington, D.C.
Eileen J. O'Connor, Washington, D.C.
David C. O'Mara,* Reno, NV
Patricia J. Paoletta,* Washington, D.C.
William J. Palatucci, Atlanta, NJ
Lowell Pearson, Jefferson City, MO
Artie Renee Pobjecky, Winter Haven, FL
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
Chris Stagg, New York, NY
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 Board of Visitors:

Hon. John Ashcroft
Hon. Rudy Giuliani
Hon. Michael B. Mukasey

 

RNLA Staff:

Michael Thielen, Executive Director

Christina Norton, Political Director

Lisa Dixon, Legal Counsel

Elizabeth Bradford El-Rassy, Research Director

Austin Cromack, Policy Director

Gabbi Sheitelman, Membership Director