CCAI Executive Board

Jack Gerard, Chair

American Petroleum Institute


Elmer Doty, Vice Chair



Laura Wheat

Mayor, Town of Westlake, TX


Tracy Schar

Comstock Homebuilding


Brad Bondi

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Russ Sullivan

McquireWoods Consulting


Susan Hirschmann

Williams & Jensen




CCAI Advisory Board

Roy Blunt

U.S. Senator

Sarah Gesiriech, Vice Chair

127 Global Strategy


Chuck Grassley

U.S. Senator

Ben Cardin

U.S. Senator


Jim Inhofe

U.S. Senator

Tim Huelskamp

U.S. Representative


Trent Franks

U.S. Representative

Karen Bass

U.S. Representative


Jim Cooper

U.S. Representative

Jim McDermott

U.S. Representative


Sam Brownback

Governor of Kansas



Lindsay Ellenbogen

Sara Start Fund

Rob Geen

Annie E. Casey Foundation


Philip Goldman

Maestral International

McLane Layton

Equality for Adopted Children


Lisa Martin

The Paul Singer Foundation

Jedd Medefind

Christian Alliance for Orphans


Tracy Wilson Mourning

Honey Shine Mentoring Program

Deborah Pryce

Ice Miller Whiteboard LLC


Victoria Rowell

Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan

Kelly Gage

St. Catherine University


Jelani Freeman

Department of Veterans Affairs

Elizabeth Black

Center for the Support of Families, Inc.


Kevin Sullivan

Kevin Sullivan Communications, Inc.

Rita Soronen

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption


Chip Gardiner

International Association of Heat and

Frost Insulators and Allied Workers

Lucas Boyce

Community Relations and Government

Affairs, Orlando Magic


Daniel Heimpel

Fostering Media Connections





Gary Newton

Independent Consultant and former

U.S. Government Special Advisor for

Orphans and Vulnerable Children, USAID