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08-22-14 - Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Merkel of Germany
08-22-14 - 6/25/14: Press Briefing by Eric Schultz and Ben Rhodes
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08-22-14 - On the Border: Humanitarian Mine Clearance in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
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08-22-14 - Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Russian Convoy in Ukraine
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08-22-14 - Celebrating the Wilderness Act and Colorado's Great Outdoors
08-22-14 - Rep Lee Discusses Ongoing Crisis in Iraq with MSNBC's Ed Scultz
08-22-14 - Rep. Johnson honors local school hero Antoinette Tuff
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Brian Kennedy J.D., President
Brian Kennedy is President of Woodberry Associates, LLC, a Washington, D.C. based public policy management consultancy specializing in health and education policy as well as congressionally directed appropriations and coalition management. For nearly two decades, Mr. Kennedy’s professional career has spanned the practice of law, campaign politics and corporate public affairs consulting. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kennedy has served as the organizer, manager and/or a strategic consultant to over a dozen coalitions and associations and presently serves as Director of the Alliance for Patient Access. He has served on the national political staff of two Republican presidential campaigns and is a past Executive Director of the Republican Governors Association. Mr. Kennedy served as Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa, as a member of the Republican National Committee and as Co-Chairman of the 1996 Republican National Platform Committee. He has also served as a campaign manager to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, and political advisor to United States Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, United States Senators Lamar Alexander, John McCain and Elizabeth Dole and Governor Mitt Romney.
Mr. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Iowa State University and his J.D. from Drake University Law School. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association.
Gavin Clingham, J.D.
Mr. Clingham assists corporations and not-for-profit organizations such as universities, colleges, municipalities and health care entities in getting their voices heard before the Executive Branch and the United States Congress, with a specific expertise in the area of federal appropriations.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Clingham served as Appropriations Associate and Legislative Director for Congressman Alan B. Mollohan (D-WV), Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee. In that capacity, Mr. Clingham provided professional advice and guidance on the impact of federal policy changes and directly participated in the Congressional development of annual appropriations for multiple federal agencies. Mr. Clingham has also developed particular expertise relating to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. During his years on Capitol Hill, Mr. Clingham focused on economic development, transportation, housing, space, technology and tax policy.
Mr. Clingham holds a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from The Catholic University of America. He is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Community Renaissance, a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing.
David Charles, M.D.
Dr. Charles is Vice-Chairman of Neurology and Assistant Dean for Admissions at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar and United States Senate Health Policy Fellow.
Renee’s background blends two decades of experience in public affairs, issue advocacy, and digital media with a developed knowledge of the political process. She has served corporate clients in a range of industries, as well as advised political candidates and organizations at the federal, state, and local levels. Earlier in her career, she served on the presidential campaign staffs of Senator Bob Dole and Senator Lamar Alexander.
Mr. Migli served as executive director of the Pennsylvania Republican Party from 2005-2006. Mr. Migli has also worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the New York State Assembly on policy matters ranging from health care to energy, education and infrastructure. Mr. Migli is a native of New York and a graduate of Gannon University, Erie, PA. He resides in the Washington, D.C. area.