Harriet Melvin, Executive Director
Phone: (202) 688-0225
Harriet James Melvin, a seasoned government and public affairs professional, has over 20 years experience providing federal legislative counsel to leading Washington-based organizations. Her experience includes representing a wide range of industries and policy issues including healthcare, telecommunications, intellectual property, transportation, anti-trust, labor, and financial services. Harriet founded and serves as an executive committee member of the Government Relation Leadership Forum. She was also an executive committee member of WIN, Women Impacting the Nation, a national women’s initiative focusing on increasing female voter turnout.
Harriet is a member of VIEW PAC (Value in Electing Women) where she has served on its Executive Committee. Melvin served as an appointee of President Bush to the Presidential Review Board, which made recommendations for governmental employees to receive the Presidential Rank Award. Melvin has also served as an instructor at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s (NRCC) Campaign School and has provided legislative and political advice as a member of NRCC’s prestigious “House Incumbent Retention Group.” She was named one of the “Rising Stars under 40” by National Journal.
Billy Wynne, Senior Policy Advisor
Phone: (202) 309-0796
Billy Wynne is nationally respected health policy consultant, advocate and entrepreneur. He possesses a wealth of government and private sector experience in developing and implementing federal healthcare policy and achieving strategic legislative and regulatory objectives. He delivers strategic counsel and representation to Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, integrated health systems, state and local governments, private foundations and a host of other organizations in Washington. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Wynne served as Health Policy Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee. In that capacity, he advised Committee Members on key health care policy matters, including Medicare, Medicaid and broader health care reform. Mr. Wynne was a key drafter and negotiator of several healthcare laws enacted during that period and assisted in the development of the healthcare reform “White Papers” that served as the basis for the Affordable Care Act.