Quillan Robinson, Legislative Director
Quill is a recent graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle. He majored in Political Science and International Studies, with a focus on Central Europe. As an undergrad, Quill gained political experience working on campaigns, interning in the US Senate, and conducting research for a local free-market think tank.
A Seattle native, Quill grew up backpacking, skiing, and fly fishing in the Cascades. He is proud of Washington State’s history of producing strong and conservative leaders on the environment like Senator Slade Gorton and Governor Dan Evans. In his free time, Quill enjoys reading history, volunteering at a local shelter for homeless teens, and cheering on the Huskies. He is excited to help turn ACC’s bold vision into substantive policy outcomes as Legislative Director.
Contact Quill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackson Blackwell, Legislative Coordinator
Jackson is a lifelong Alaskan and grew up recreating across the state, and has a passion for the state and ensuring its resources are protected and developed responsibly. He currently attends Boise State University, where he serves as the Government Relations Officer, lobbying on behalf of over 24,000 students. He is a member of the Honors College and is pursuing a double-major in political science and economics. He plans on attending law school to focus on natural resource and constitutional law. Ultimately, Jackson hopes to return to Alaska to work within the legal and public policy sectors.
When not working with ACC, Jackson can be found running, skiing, fishing, or exploring Alaska. He also works as an Associate with the Alaska-based consulting firm Kallander & Associates, and with the Arctic Encounter Symposium, a nonprofit dealing with Arctic issues.
Spencer McLaughlin, Legislative advisor
A lifelong Oregonian who now resides in Washington State and attends Santa Clara University, Spencer is a true advocate of the phrase “west coast best coast”. He is currently working on a double major in political science and Spanish at SCU, where he helped start a TPUSA chapter while also being involved in sports broadcasting and stand-up comedy. An avid sports fans who roots for his northwest sports teams religiously, when he’s not doing work for the ACC you can usually find him on the golf course or playing pickup sports.
He was originally an intern for the Summer of 2018, but after enjoying the work and getting to know the organization he decided to stay on in the legislative department. He assists on legislative team projects and has written multiple ACC op-eds, and felt drawn to the organization because of its national prominence with such young leadership.
Mitchell Nemeth, Legislative advisor
Mitchell Nemeth currently holds a Master in the Study of Law from the University of Georgia, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Georgia. At the University of Georgia he founded the Young Americans for Liberty chapter, and he was an active member of the College Republicans, serving as the Greek Life Outreach Coordinator.
He worked on Capitol Hill as a Congressional Intern, and he continues to be an active member of the Georgia Republican Party. He currently assists the Legislative team by providing analysis on various bills and legislative priorities.