2018 National Conference Speakers

Meet some of the confirmed plenary speakers for The Trail Ahead,
The Corps Network 2018 National Conference.
More plenary speakers and biographies to be added soon. 




Superintendent Terry Brown
Fort Monroe National Monument, National Park Service
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The Honorable Martin Frost
Former United States Representative (D-TX),
Vice President of the United States Association of Former Members of Congress

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The Honorable Cliff Stearns
Former United States Representative (R-FL), 
President of the United States Association of Former Members of Congress

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Mustafa Santiago Ali
Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community Revitalization,
Hip Hop Caucus

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Dr. Dorceta Taylor
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,
University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

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Gina Cross
National Director,
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)

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Sarah Murdock 
Director of U.S. Climate Resilience and Water Policy,

The Nature Conservancy
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Chief Tony Tooke
U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Secretary Ryan Zinke
United States Department of the Interior
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Photo: Tami Heilemann





Ben Cassidy
Senior Deputy Director for External and Intergovernmental Affairs,
U.S. Department of the Interior

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Marshall Critchfield
Senior Advisor
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bio Coming Soon





Dan Jiron
Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Dr. Bernard Demczuk
African American Studies Expert, Retired as Vice President for District Relations, The George Washington University
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Harold "Hari" Jones
Civil War Historian, Former Assistant Director and Curator at the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum 
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Dr. Peter Levine
Tufts University 
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Shirley Sagawa
President & CEO, Service Year Alliance
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Chester Spellman
Director of AmeriCorps,
Corporation for National and Community Service

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Representative from the National Commission on National, Military and Public Service

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