Terri Ann Lowenthal is a nationally recognized expert and frequent speaker on the U.S. census and policy issues affecting federal statistics. During a 14-year career as a congressional aide, she was staff director of the House census oversight subcommittee from 1987-94, and later covered Census Bureau and broader federal statistical activities for the 2008 Obama Presidential Transition Team. Terri has advised FCCP’s Funders Census Initiative (FCI 2020), The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Census Project (and its predecessor, the Census 2000 Initiative), and business and industry data users, and frequently posted on the Census Project Blog.

Terri Ann holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from Cornell University and J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She was a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday Commission and served on the Cornell University Council and President’s Council of Cornell Women. She also is a Senior Stennis Center Congressional Staff Fellow and was a member of the Inaugural Class of Fellows in the 103rd Congress. Terri finds balance in her life as a figure skating coach for 43+ years. She now lives and works in her home town of Stamford, CT.