Vote Climate Team

Karyn Strickler, Founder & President

Karyn Strickler is founder & president of Vote Climate U.S. PAC.  She has executive-level experience leading successful issue advocacy, congressional, U.S. Senate and ballot measure campaigns. Under Karyn’s leadership as executive director, MD NARAL made history...

Mary Gill, Treasurer

Mary Gill is the treasurer of Vote Climate U.S. PAC and has worked as an issue and electoral campaign expert in the southern United States from 1980–2001, specializing in media, grassroots organizing, fundraising and organizational development. She most recently...

Jake Assael, Advisor & Lead Researcher

Jake Assael is a lead researcher for Vote Climate U.S. PAC. He is currently a Public Policy Advisor for Warwick Group Consultants. He has extensive experience in government, consulting, and the non-profit sector. Jake has previously worked with the Environmental...

Trevor Wilson, Senior Phone Bank Supervisor

Trevor Wilson is a senior phone bank supervisor for Vote Climate U.S PAC. He is currently a sales associate for Marriott International. He has held operational positions in travel and tourism and has had been able to travel to Europe and Asia. Trevor is working...

Mark Dann, Advisor

Mark Dann, the former treasurer and advisor to Vote Climate U.S. PAC, is an expert on voter targeting, fundraising, grassroots mobilization and message development in the U.S. and internationally.  Mark’s career has been at the intersection of public policy, strategic...

Kwame E. Bidi, Advisor

Kwame E. Bidi is an advisor to Vote Climate U.S. PAC. He recently received his Master's Degree from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. He specializes in the entire facet of the project cycle: needs assessment, planning,...

Dave Finnigan, Advisor

Dave Finnigan is an advisor to Vote Climate U.S. PAC and a social entrepreneur. From 1966-1976 he served as Information, Education and Communication consultant to the family planning programs of South Korea and Taiwan helping them bring average family size down from...

Joy Towles Ezell, Advisor

Joy Towles Ezell is an advisor to Vote Climate U.S. PAC. and an environmental activist and community organizer. She is the founder of several, local environmental groups including:  HOPE (Help Our Polluted Environment); Friends of the Fenholloway River and TRUE...

Paul Corbit Brown, Advisor

Paul Corbit Brown is the President and Chair of the Keeper of the Mountains Foundation, an organization dedicated to protecting the Mountains, water and People of West Virginia. He is a photographer and educator, passionately committed to producing images that further...

David Miller, Advisor

David Miller is an advisor to Vote Climate U.S. PAC and an expert on the science behind climate change. He follows the science from the published work of many climate scientists and translates it into the real-world effects in the physical, political, environmental,...

Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D., Advisor

Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D. is a digital/social media strategist, professor & thought leader and Senior Vice President of Digital Strategy at turner4D. He is a regular columnist at SocialMediaToday.com and co-founder/host of the Internet Advocacy Roundtable. Alan taught...