Ellen S. Miller

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Ellen S. Miller "is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Sunlight Foundation. Prior to assuming this position in January 2006, she served Deputy Director of Campaign for America's Future where she directed its Project for an Accountable Congress. She is the founder of two prominent Washington-based organizations in the field of money and politics -- the Center for Responsive Politics and Public Campaign -- and a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance and ethics issues. She is a well-recognized public speaker, commentator, and writer on these issues. She has written frequently for TomPaine.com, The Hill, The American Prospect, and The Nation. Her experience as a Washington advocate for more than 35 years spans the worlds of public interest advocacy, grass roots activism and journalism. In addition to her more than two decades of work on the issue of money in politics, Ms. Miller was the publisher of TomPaine.com and a senior fellow at The American Prospect. She spent nearly a decade working on Capitol Hill.“ [1]

"A public interest advocate with over 30 years experience in Washington, D.C., Ms. Miller's career spans early work with Ralph Nader at the Center for Responsive Law and the Center for Auto Safety, to positions on Capitol Hill at the House Intelligence Committee and the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, and the founding and direction of two nationally prominent organizations in the field of money and politics – The Center for Responsive Politics and Public Campaign. Before joining The Prospect, she served as president of Youth Venture, a nonprofit focused on creating a dramatic change in the role of young people in contemporary American society.

"A nationally-recognized expert on America's campaign finance system, Ms. Miller is well-known as a public speaker, commentator, and writer on a range of issues. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including Earth Action, the Center for Responsive Politics, and the Family Foundation, and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Richard, and their two daughters, Anne and Elizabeth." [2]

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  1. Pro Publica Leadership, organizational web page, accessed April 5, 2012.

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