Emerging Leaders Council

  • Calvin Blaylock

    Calvin Blaylock serves on the Development leadership team at The Heritage Foundation. In this role, he partners closely with the Vice President of…
  • Chesney Branson

    Chesney Branson is a Human Resources professional for a healthcare technology company that is on the frontlines of changing how healthcare is delivered…
  • Marilyn Broggi

    Marilyn Broggi is a media effects researcher and mass communications Ph.D. candidate in a top 5 nationally ranked advertising program at the University…
  • Jameson Broggi

    Jameson C. Broggi, Esq. is Steamboat Institute’s 2021-22 Courage in Education Award winner. For eight years, Jameson worked tirelessly to get the South Carolina state…
  • Solomon Chen

    Solomon Chen is a research associate for the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom. Solomon is a former Falls Church Fellow and previously worked with…
  • Domine Clemons

    Domine Clemons is a passionate advocate for free-market economics, school choice, and limited government. She grew up in a large musical family as the eighth…
  • Christina Eastman

    Christina Eastman is a graduate student at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship, where she studies politics. She is also a…
  • Gabriel Elbert

    Gabriel Elbert is an engineer in the aerospace and defense industry. He is a member of the Steamboat Institute Emerging Leaders Council and is attending…
  • Eve Gersh

    Eve is a junior majoring in public policy at The University of Texas at Dallas. She works for the university’s sustainability office managing…
  • Lexie Golden

    Lexie is a postbaccalaureate research fellow in cancer genetics in Bethesda, Maryland. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder with a bachelor’s…
  • Cat Hendrix

    Catherine “Cat” Hendrix is a proud Colorado Native, and has spent her career working with students, schools, and their families. Cat is currently…
  • Rebekah Howell

    Rebekah has a bachelor’s degree in law and policy from Liberty University. She is an alum of The Academy at the Heritage Foundation and a…
  • Anthony Jones

    Anthony Jones is a policy scholar at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. In this role, he conducts research on public policy issues related to education,…
  • Neil Leach

    Neil Leach is an Aqusitionsion Landman for Rocking WW Minerals in Sheridan, Wyoming. He graduated Cum Laude from Colorado Mesa University in 2022…
  • Juliet Lucas

    Juliet Lucas is the founder of Red Dress Productions, an LA-based media company that ranges from documenting events and author releases, to producing short films.
  • Carter Mateer

    Carter Mateer is a Consultant at Deloitte Digital, a member of the Steamboat Institute’s Emerging Leaders Advisory Council, and a graduate of the…
  • Paula Mateer

    Paula Mateer is a business analyst at Deloitte. She is an MS Finance Candidate with a BS in Civil Engineering. Born in Colombia, and growing…
  • Lauren McCarthy

    Lauren McCarthy is the Associate Counsel at the Republican National Committee. Lauren previously served as the Charles Koch Legal Associate at the Meese Center…
  • Peter Nassif

    Peter Nassif is the Deputy Data Director for Texans for Greg Abbott, the campaign for current Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott. He grew up in…
  • Anastasia Ratcliff

    Anastasia Ratcliff is a Senior Consultant at Oracle in the Health Science Global Business Unit. Additionally, Prior to working at Oracle, Anastasia worked at a…
  • Zachary Rogers

    Zach Rogers was born in Wheatridge and raised in Elizabeth, Colorado. Homeschooled through high school, he participated in an options program through which he earned…
  • Kaitlyn Schiraldi

    Kaitlyn Schiraldi is an Attorney at Mountain States Legal Foundation where she focuses primarily on the First and Second Amendments, property rights, and…
  • Marko Sukovic

    Marko Sukovic is a cofounder of SurusDH, LLC., an Illinois-based startup providing innovative voter engagement, automated communications, and fundraising solutions for Republican campaigns across Illinois.
  • Haley Supergan

    Haley Supergan is the Director of Development at The Steamboat Institute and graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies Class of 2021 and now…
  • Heidi Thom

    A native of Montana, Heidi Thom grew up in Billings and attended college at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA, where she earned degrees…
  • Jovan Tripkovic

    Jovan Tripkovic is a teaching assistant and a graduate student pursuing an MA in Political Science at the University of Wyoming. He holds an MA…
  • Stone Washington

    Stone Washington is a third-year Ph.D. student in the Policy Studies Program at Clemson University. He works remotely as a Trainee for the U.S. Securities…
  • Charlotte Whelan

    Charlotte works at IWF as a policy analyst focusing on energy and climate policy. Her work has been published in a variety of outlets including…
  • Marley Whittle

    Marley Whittle is the Project Associate for BPC’s Campus Free Expression Project. In her role, she works with higher education leaders to promote…
  • Karl Honegger

    ELC Alumni Board
    Karl Honegger is a Senior Accountant of Financial Reporting for ModivCare, a tech-enabled healthcare company. Karl assists with the Liberty Scorecard in Colorado, the most…
  • Lindsey Martin

    ELC Alumni Board
    Lindsey is the Emerging Leaders Council Coordinator at The Steamboat Institute. She is also Grant Director of the TSET Healthy Living Program for Rogers County…
  • Matt Melchior

    ELC Alumni Board
    Matt Melchior is a premium sales executive for the Denver Broncos, a member of the Steamboat Institute’s Emerging Leaders Advisory Council, and part of the…
  • Cody Wisniewski

    ELC Alumni Board
    Cody J. Wisniewski is a Senior Attorney for Constitutional Litigation with Firearms Policy Coalition, where he focuses on Second Amendment and other constitutional…