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Leadership

Greg Speed, President

Greg Speed is president of America Votes. He has a broad range of leadership experience advancing progressive causes by leading organizations, grassroots advocacy programs, political campaigns, and as a senior staffer to Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill.

Greg has led AV for the past six years, directing operations and coordination of independent programs throughout the 2008, 2010 and 2012 election cycles. Previously, Greg served as Communications Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2004 election cycle. Greg worked as Press Secretary for Congressman Martin Frost during his tenure as Democratic Caucus Chair. He also directed communications for IMPAC 2000, the national Democratic redistricting project in 2001-2002. He led multi-state public education advocacy campaigns as National Communications Director for Communities for Quality Education (CQE).

Greg currently serves on the boards of Priorities USA, ProgressNow and the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center. He was raised in "Chicagoland” and received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He and his wife, Lona Valmoro, reside on Capitol Hill with their two children.

 

Sara Schreiber, Managing Director

Sara Schreiber is the Managing Director, where she leads day-to-day management of America Votes and supervision of the directors of key departments in the organization.  She also works closely with the President, Board of Directors, and senior leadership on all aspects of organizational strategy and operations. Prior to serving as Managing Director, Sara was the Development Director for America Votes, where she oversaw all fundraising efforts to generate operating and program funds across 10 states and in Washington, DC.

Originally from the Southwest, Sara has worked in New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma and Washington, DC, where she served as a Communications Director on Capitol Hill. She brings diverse professional experience to America Votes having served in a variety of roles in the campaign, non profit and public sectors. Sara earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of New Mexico and currently lives in Washington, DC.