Director, Money in Politics Working Group

Director, Money in Politics Working Group

Currently, Alex also runs the Massachusetts donor table where she leverages funds to expand the permanent progressive infrastructure in the state, with a focus on building power within low income and communities of color. Previously, Alex directed the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, funding initiatives to advance women’s political leadership. She served as program director for the national media reform organization Free Press, running national grassroots campaigns on and offline. Alex directed Mass Voters for Clean Elections, a statewide grassroots election reform organization working to restore publicly financed campaigns in Massachusetts. She began her career in Seattle as a Fellow with the Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG), managing door-to-door fundraising campaigns with college students and organizing legislative advocacy and field campaigns to support conservation efforts in the Northwest. Alex has a Masters degree from Boston University’s School of Theology. She is a founding board member of Emerge Massachusetts and also serves on the Advisory Council of the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts. When she’s not chasing her two young daughters, Alex lends her time to efforts that promote women’s participation in politics.

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