Board of Directors

 
With decades of combined educational, business and leadership experience, the Center for Civic Education’s Board of Directors guide and support the mission and vision of our organization to develop an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries. The Board ensures accountability, by setting the organization’s goals and ensuring its effective implementation. Together, the Board works with management to support and implement its programs, which include We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, and the Civitas International Programs.
Pauline Weaver
Pauline WeaverChair
Pauline Weaver
Pauline WeaverChair
Pauline Weaver has dedicated her professional career to the law and to legal and civic education. She currently serves as the secretary of the American Bar Association. Previously, she led ... [read more]

Prof. Jonathan D. Varat
Prof. Jonathan D. VaratVice Chair
Prof. Jonathan D. Varat
Prof. Jonathan D. VaratVice Chair
Jonathan Varat is a professor of law emeritus and dean emeritus of the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. At UCLA, Mr. Varat has taught Constitutional Law ... [read more]

Clara Slifkin
Clara SlifkinSecretary
Clara Slifkin
Clara SlifkinSecretary
Clara Slifkin has practiced criminal, civil, and administrative law in state, federal, and administrative courts in her four decades as an attorney in California ... [read more]

Mark Ritacco
Mark RitaccoTreasurer
Mark Ritacco
Mark RitaccoTreasurer
Mark Ritacco is the Chief Government Affairs Officer for the National Association of Counties. With over a decade of experience on Capitol Hill... [read more]

Henry L. Chambers, Jr.
Henry L. Chambers, Jr.Director
Henry L. Chambers, Jr.
Henry L. Chambers, Jr.Director
Professor Henry L. Chambers, Jr., is the Austin E. Owen Research Scholar and Professor of Law at the University of Richmond School of Law. Professor Chambers teaches and writes ... [read more]

Cheryl Cook-Kallio
Cheryl Cook-KallioDirector
Cheryl Cook-Kallio
Cheryl Cook-KallioDirector
Cheryl Cook-Kallio has a long history of public service and volunteerism. She has an M.A. in History with an emphasis on the United States Constitution ... [read more]

Terry Mason Moore
Terry Mason MooreDirector
Terry Mason Moore
Terry Mason MooreDirector
Terry Mason Moore is an enrolled member of the Osage Nation. She has served as Assistant Principal Chief of the Osage Nation, as a council member of the 31st Osage Tribal Council, and as Osage Nation Gaming Commissioner. She currently serves as ... [read more]

Timothy D. Moore
Timothy D. MooreDirector
Timothy D. Moore
Timothy D. MooreDirector
Timothy Moore currently serves as the Deputy Director for the Study of the American Constitution (CSAC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a documentary editor of the ... [read more]

Daniel M. Murphy
Daniel M. MurphyDirector
Daniel M. Murphy
Daniel M. MurphyDirector
Dan Murphy has more than 20 years of experience in elections administration at the local, Federal, and international level. Dan is currently the Engagement Director for ... [read more]

Liza Prendergast
Liza PrendergastDirector
Liza Prendergast
Liza PrendergastDirector
Liza Prendergast is an advocate for civic education in the United States and for democracy promotion overseas. Currently, she is senior director for strategy and technical leadership at Democracy International ... [read more]

Beth Ratway
Beth RatwayDirector
Beth Ratway
Beth RatwayDirector
Beth Ratway, a senior technical assistant consultant at AIR, has over 25 years of education experience. She works with state education agencies (SEAs), intermediate regional service agencies ... [read more]

Dr. Vicki Ross-Norris
Dr. Vicki Ross-Norris Director
Dr. Vicki Ross-Norris
Dr. Vicki Ross-Norris Director
Dr. Vicki Ross-Norris is a retired college and university adjunct English and Acting professor and lecturer who taught at Fordham University ... [read more]

Barbara J. Smith
Barbara J. SmithDirector
Barbara J. Smith
Barbara J. SmithDirector
Barbara J. Smith oversees the Carter Center’s democracy, human rights, conflict resolution, and rule of law programs, which operate projects and observe elections in ... [read more]

Members Emeriti

Ruth M. Gadebusch
Dale Rogers Marshall
Leland R. Selna Jr.
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