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Greg Speed has served as president of America Votes since 2013. He has a broad range of leadership experience advancing progressive causes by leading organizations, grassroots advocacy programs, political campaigns, and as a senior staffer to Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill.

Greg has led AV since 2007, directing operations and coordination of independent programs as executive director throughout the 2008 – 2012 election cycles and as president through the 2014 cycle. 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. He also directed communications for IMPAC 2000, the national Democratic redistricting project in 2001-2002, and led multi-state 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 received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He and his wife, Lona Valmoro, reside on Capitol Hill with their two children.

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sara headshot_croppedSara 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.

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