Leadership

Executive Committee

Chair
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon*
San Francisco, CA

President
Marc Ellinger
Jefferson City, MO

 

Co-Chair
Mark Braden
Washington, D.C.

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First Vice President
Thomas E. Wheeler
Indianapolis, IN

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: Trevor Stanley, Washington, D.C.
Vice President for Judicial Affairs: Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA 
Vice President for Membership: Tyler Herrmann, Columbus, Ohio
Vice President for Programming: Mike Wakefield, Washington, D.C.
Vice President for Washington, D.C. Operations: Jack White, Fairfax, VA

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
Brenda Hankins, Alexandria, VA

Secretary
Ben Gibson, Tallahassee, FL 

General Counsel
Lowell Pearson, Jefferson City, MO

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

 

Board of Governors:

Mark Braden, Washington, D.C.  
Erin Clark, Washington, D.C.
Michael Columbo, San Rafael, California
Troy Cumings, Lansing, MI
Harmeet Kaur Dhillon,* San Francisco, CA
Marc Ellinger,* Jefferson City, MO
Chris Gober,* Austin, TX
Lee Goodman, Washington, D.C.
Tyler Green, Utah
J. Timothy Griffin, Little Rock, AR
Brenda Hankins, Alexandria, VA
Tyler Herrmann, Columbus, Ohio
Linda Knight, Nashville, TN
Kory Langhofer, Phoenix, AZ
R. Reid Lebeau II, St. Paul, MN
Joy Lee, Charlotte, NC
Christopher M. Marston,* Alexandria, VA
Audrey Perry Martin, Sacramento, CA
Patricia Paoletta, Washington, D.C.
Lowell Pearson, Jefferson City, MO
Matthew Petersen, Washington, D.C.  
Trevor Stanley, Washington, D.C.
Michael B. Thielen, Washington, D.C.
Philip Thomas, North Carolina
Darby Thorne, Washington, D.C.
Mike Wakefield, Washington, D.C.
Thomas E. Wheeler, Indianapolis, IN
Jack White, Virginia
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
Mark Caruso,* Albuquerque, NM 
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
Dirk Haire, Washington, DC
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
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
Joseph Van de Bogart, Fort Lauderdale, FL
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

Austin Cromack, Deputy Counsel

Elizabeth El-Rassy, Associate Counsel

Anna Dean, Membership Director