Our team is made up of experts who know these issues better than anyone.

 
 
 

Board of Directors

*Board of Directors positions do not reflect the endorsement of their respective employers*

 
  Todd Myers  Environmental Director, Washington Policy Center

Todd Myers
Environmental Director, Washington Policy Center

  Heather Reams  Managing Director, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES)

Heather Reams
Managing Director, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES)

  Brent Fewell  Director, Earth & Water Group

Brent Fewell
Director, Earth & Water Group


  Matthew Mailloux   Director of Strategy, ACC

Matthew Mailloux
Director of Strategy, ACC

  Benji Backer  President, ACC

Benji Backer
President, ACC

 

Meet the folks who make this all possible

alisa-anton-65727.jpg

We are a Millennial-led organization and we're shaping the conversation on the environment.

 
 

National Leadership

Our national leadership team has deep experience in conservative politics and knows how to build a brand from the ground up. We're ready to change the narrative.

 
  Benji Backer  President

Benji Backer
President

  Matthew Mailloux   Director of Strategy

Matthew Mailloux
Director of Strategy

  Danielle Butcher  Chief of Staff

Danielle Butcher
Chief of Staff


  Quill Robinson  Legislative Director

Quill Robinson
Legislative Director

  Nick Lindquist  National Policy Director

Nick Lindquist
National Policy Director

  Bethany Bowra   Communications Director

Bethany Bowra

Communications Director


  Stephen Perkins   Leadership Development Director

Stephen Perkins

Leadership Development Director

  Sage Kafsky  Secretary

Sage Kafsky
Secretary

 

We have a diverse team from 16 different states.

michal-galezewski-99472.jpg
 

Digital & Outreach

Our Digital team works behind the scenes to make sure our content appears on your screen. We're a collection of political nerds who have a knack for marketing and communications.

 
photo.JPG

Bailey La Sage
Social Media Director

IMG_3847.JPG

Elise Yost
Social Media Contributor

IMG_8110.jpg

David Saul Acosta
Staff Writer


image1-2.JPG

Alanna Bannan
Communications

JamesThompson.JPG

Ronnie Thompson
Staff Writer

 

Sarah Taber.jpg

Sarah Taber
Staff Writer

Our team of leaders is driven to make a profound change.

julia-haupt-234748.jpg
 

Policy & Research

Not many people read hearing transcripts for fun but that's exactly our cup of tea. Highlighters are our best friends and we're probably busy watching C-SPAN as you read this.

 

Ethan Wallace
Deputy Policy Director

  Brandon Neuman  Legal Director

Brandon Neuman
Legal Director

  Alex Dwyer  Regional Policy Advisor

Alex Dwyer
Regional Policy Advisor


  Trevor Knapp  Regional Policy Advisor

Trevor Knapp
Regional Policy Advisor

  Riley Jensen  Federal Policy Advisor

Riley Jensen
Federal Policy Advisor

  Jackson Blackwell  Regional Policy Advisor

Jackson Blackwell
Regional Policy Advisor


  Rachel Oury  Regional Policy Advisor

Rachel Oury
Regional Policy Advisor

  Chris Nowicki  Regional Policy Advisor   

Chris Nowicki
Regional Policy Advisor

 

  Kyle Watter  Regional Policy Advisor

Kyle Watter
Regional Policy Advisor

We focus on the future, but never lose sight of the present.

karsten-wurth-inf1783-55271.jpg
 

Field and Events

When it comes to our campus presence, the Field and Events team are the ones who make it all happen. Learn more about how the ACC organizes on college campuses through their stories.