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

Lee Schalk

Vice President, Policy

Marie Vulaj

Senior 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.

Chandler Averette

Digital Media Specialist

Holly Barber

Director, Events

Gretchen Baldau

Senior Director, Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force

Dusty Becraft

Manager, Accounts Receivable

Annelise Coffin

Events Coordinator

Lars Dalseide

Director of Policy Advancement and Media Relations

Zachary Federico

Executive Assistant

Jose Fernandez

Office Manager

Aaron Gillham

Manager, Legislative Membership & Engagement

Andrew Handel

Director, Education and Workforce Development Task Force

Alex Hinson

Director of Non-Profit and Corporate Relations

Alan Jernigan

Policy Coordinator

Karla Jones

Senior Director, Federalism and International Relations Task Force

Rose Laoutaris

Policy Manager

Nino Marchese

Director, Civil Justice and Criminal Justice Task Forces

Cynthia McDowell

Executive Assistant to the CEO & Board Liaison

Joshua Meyer

Policy Analyst

Jake Morabito

Director, Communications and Technology Task Force

Christine Phipps

Senior Director, Art and Creative

Brooklyn Roberts

Senior Director, Health and Human Services Task Force

Megan Snitchler

Development Coordinator

Nick Stark

Director, Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force

Joe Trotter

Director, Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force

Gabriella Uli

Manager, Legislative Engagement

Amy Varner

Database Administrator