Exploratory Committee


  • Rick Borchelt, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Office of Science, Department of Energy
  • Curtis Brainard, Blogs Editor, Scientific American
  • Nils L. Bruzelius, Executive Editor and Vice President for Publications, Environmental Working Group; former Deputy National Editor for Science, The Washington Post
  • Patricia Garfinkel, former Group Leader, Policy Analysis and Issues, National Science Foundation; former Speechwriter to the Chairman, Committee on Science, Space and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives
  • David Goldston, Director of Government Affairs, Natural Resources Defense Council; past Chief of Staff, Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives; former columnist for the journal Nature
  • Mande Holford, Assistant Professor, Chemical Biology, The City University of New York-Hunter College and Graduate Center, with a scientific appointment at the American Museum of Natural History
  • Julia A. Moore, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; past Director of Legislative and Public Affairs, National Science Foundation
  • Corinna Wu,  Associate Editor, Chemical and Engineering News; former Knight Science Journalism Fellow; past producer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science Update

Note: Affiliations are listed for individual identification purposes only and do not represent institutional endorsement.