ALEC Staff

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

Senior Fellow

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

ALEC Staff

ALEC has an eclectic set of full-time staffers who strive daily to promote limited government, free markets and federalism. Their diverse interests, backgrounds and experiences contribute to an effective team of happy warriors for freedom.

Leonardo Briceno

Digital Engagement Manager

Gretchen Baldau

Director, Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development

Lourdes Bautista

Legislative Manager

Dusty Becraft

Accounts Receivable

Madison Crawley

Events Coordinator

Jose Fernandez

Office Manager

Aaron Gillham

Manager, Legislative Membership & Engagement

Andrew Handel

Director, Education and Workforce Development

Jonathon Hauenschild

Director, Communications and Technology Task Force

Karla Jones

Senior Director, Federalism and International Relations Task Force

Sarah Landeene

Director, Nonprofit and Corporate Relations

Jamey Lester

Manager, Development

Nino Marchese

Director, Civil Justice and Criminal Justice

Christine Phipps

Senior Director, Art and Creative

Brooklyn Roberts

Senior Director, Health and Human Services Task Force

Nick Stark

Analyst, Policy

Thomas Savidge

Research Manager, Center for State Fiscal Reform

Gabriella Uli

Manager, Legislative Engagement