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Carly Watson

Director of Debate, Michigan State University

Robin Jacobsohn

Head of Litigation, McKesson Corporation

Alison Siegler

Clinical Professor, University of Chicago Law School & Founder, Federal Criminal Justice Clinic

Walter Katz

Vice President of Criminal Justice, Arnold Ventures

Leonard A. Gail

Founding Partner, Massey & Gail

David Asafu-Adjaye

Rutgers-Newark Debater

Jim Summers

CEO, H20 Midstream

Nate Graziano

Assistant Coach, Kent Denver School & University of Rutgers-Newark

Lee Quinn

Assistant Director of Debate, Samford University

Ashley Murphy

Special Education Teacher, PA Leadership Charter School

Jaun Carlos Ramos

Organizational Change Manager for Global Strategy, Silicon Valley Bank

Rachel Bruce

Debate Coach, MLK Early College, Denver UDL

Shunta Jordan

Head Debate Coach, University of Georgia

Kristy Thomas

Owner, Thomas DEI Consulting

Angelique Ronald

Vice President of Activities, California High School Speech Association

Bill Smelko

Partner, Procopio, Cory,Hargreaves & Savitch

Jonathan Chavez

Chief Analytics Officer, Social Sphere

LaToya Green

Director of Debate, California State- Fullerton

Erika Thomas

Co-Director of Forensics, California State- Fullerton

Shawn Briscoe

Former Program Director for St. Louis UDL

Victoria Yonter

Program Officer, Chicago Debates

Sohail Jouya

Director of Debate, Westwood HS

Roger Nix

Assistant Director of After School Debate, Boston Debate League

Ben Voth

Director of Debate, Southern Methodist University

Tim Alderete

Debate Coach, The Meadows School

Alex McVey

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and the Director of Debate at Kansas State University

Eric Clarke

Georgetown Debater, WUDL Alum

David Trigaux

Program Director of the Washington Urban Debate League

Arjun Vellayappan

NDT Champion, Northwestern Univeristy

Scott Berry

Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the US Water Alliance.

James Herndon

Former Director of Debate at Emory University

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Advancing debate education in public schools for 11,000 students in 22 cites to amplify student voices and develop skills for future success.