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

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.

Sidney Anderson

Executive Assistant to the CEO & Board Liaison

Gretchen Baldau

Director, Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force

Lourdes Bautista

Legislative Manager

Dusty Becraft

Manager, Accounts Receivable

Leonardo Briceno

Digital Engagement Manager

Madison Crawley

Events Manager

Bill Dumais

Manager, Legislative Engagement

Jose Fernandez

Office Manager

Aaron Gillham

Manager, Legislative Membership & Engagement

Andrew Handel

Director, Education and Workforce Development Task Force

Karla Jones

Senior Director, Federalism and International Relations Task Force

Sarah Landeene

Director, Nonprofit and Corporate Relations

Rose Laoutaris

Policy Coordinator

Jamey Lester

Manager, Development

Nino Marchese

Director, Civil Justice and Criminal Justice Task Force

Jake Morabito

Director, Communications and Technology Task Force

Catherine Mortensen

Director of Policy Advancement and Media Relations

Christine Phipps

Senior Director, Art and Creative

Brooklyn Roberts

Senior Director, Health and Human Services Task Force

Thomas Savidge

Research Director, Center for State Fiscal Reform

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