Greg Speed, President
Greg Speed is the president of America Votes. He has led AV as president, and previously as executive director, since late 2007.
Under Greg’s leadership, AV has experienced significant growth as an organization, partnership network, and a pillar of progressive infrastructure nationally and in the states. He has led the development of a strong and stable fundraising base, and built robust campaign operations and coordination of independent programs delivering millions of voter contacts.
Previously, Greg served as communications director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2004 election cycle. Greg worked as press secretary for Congressman Martin Frost during his tenure as Democratic Caucus Chair.
A foremost progressive expert on the redistricting process, Greg has led AV and allies’ multi-tiered strategy nationally and in key states to impact redistricting. Previously, he directed communications for IMPAC 2000, the national Democratic redistricting project in 2001-2002. He has also worked in numerous states leading public education advocacy campaigns as national communications director for Communities for Quality Education (CQE).
Greg currently serves on the boards of Priorities USA, ProgressNow, and the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center. He was raised in “Chicagoland” and is a proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He and his wife, Lona Valmoro, reside on Capitol Hill with their two children.
Sara Schreiber, Managing Director
Sara Schreiber is the managing director of America Votes, where she leads day-to-day management of the organization and supervises directors of key departments. She also works closely with the president, Board of Directors, and senior leadership on all aspects of organizational strategy and operations. Currently, Sara is leading the organization in implementing America Votes’ strategic plan that the organization and key stakeholders developed under her leadership in 2014. The goal of this plan is to refocus the work of America Votes and set a roadmap for the organization through 2020.
Originally from the Southwest, Sara has worked in New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma and Washington, DC, where she served as a communications director on Capitol Hill. She brings diverse professional experience to America Votes having served in a variety of roles in the campaign, nonprofit and public sectors. Sara earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of New Mexico and currently lives in Washington, DC.