Child Matters Education Fund-Organization
Headquarters: 2000 M St. NW, Suite 203, Washington DC, 20036
"a national nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of
children and families by advocating for better public policy during federal
and state campaigns."
updated December 11, 2007
Founding President of Every
Child Matters, served as commissioner of Maine's Human Services Department
and was deputy director of the Child Welfare League of America. He
has worked to advance children and family issues for more than 30 years.
(Conducts all political, policy,
and public policy research and designs and manages the website) Worked
in polling and survey research for more than a decade at Hickman-Brown
Research and Princeton Survey Research Associates.
(Overseeing administrative duties,
developing a membership database of children's activists, and analyzing
the impact of federal and state tax and budget cuts on children's programs)
A founding staff member of Fight Crime: Invest In Kids and served as Vice
Experience includes directing
of a federal grant to increase the college going rate among minority, limited
English proficient students in northern Virginia schools. She has
also served as the deputy director of the National Community Education
Association and the senior vice president of the National Association for
Formerly a data analyst with
the National Association of Counties.
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also Louisiana (2007 gubernatorial campaign):
Shacara Lewis and Nadra Harrison
Headquarters: 1111 9th Street, Suite 235, Des Moines, Iowa 50314
Graduate of Iowa State University
with a degree in political science. Marth has worked on a number
of campaigns, including New Voters Project, a non-partisan organization
that works to get young voters involved in the electoral process.
She also interned in the Iowa State Senate, and she spent eight months
in the Philippines as a Young Adult Volunteer and Ecumenical Intern in
Mutual Mission through the Presbyterian Church (USA).
c/o Plus Time New Hampshire, 160 Dover Point Rd, Suite 1, Chichester,
NH 03258 (603) 798-5850 ext. 223
MaryLou Beaver has more than
20 years of experience working with children and families in New Hampshire.
She is the former executive director of Dover Children's Center, a non-profit
childcare center. Ms. Beaver is the current chairperson of the NH
Family Assistance Advisory Council, appointed by Gov. Jeanne Shaheen in
1997. (The advisory council works with the NH Division of Family Assistance
to ensure that the TANF Program meets state and federal regulations).
and Stefany Shaheen, Cynthia Billings,
c/o Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy, UNLV School
of Public Health, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453030, Las Vegas, NV 89154-3030
Has worked at the Nevada Institute
for Children's Research and Policy since 1998, starting out as a project
assistant and serving as project coordinator, policy analyst, associate
director and executive director. B.A. in women's studies from UNLV.
J.D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV in May 2003.
||Denise Tanata Ashby, J.D.
||Amanda Haboush, M.A.
c/o Voices for South Carolina’s Children, PO Box 11644, Columbia, SC
29211 (803) 256-4670 x223
Experience includes field director
for a congressional campaign and a delegate race. Graduate of the
University of Colorado with a degree in history.
Previously worked with the Washington
Blade newspaper, where she handled administrative duties and bookkeeping.
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