|second lobbyist hired!|
Ron Millar has worked for many campaign groups in Virginia and Washington, DC, including chairing NARAL Virginia's Public Action Committee. His professional background includes five years as deputy director of the National Research Council at the National Academies. Millar is completing a Ph.D. on the role of interest groups in Supreme Court cases regarding funding of religious schools.
Millar joins Lori Lipman Brown, a former Nevada State Senator who is the Director/Lobbyist of the Secular Coalition for America. They will start work at their DC office on Sept. 19. Both Brown and Millar will be registered as lobbyists, with Millar focusing more on research and networking, while Brown meets with Congress members and represents SCA to the media and public.
As a 501(c)(4) lobbying organization, the Secular Coalition is able to devote up to 100 percent of its staff time and resources to lobbying work.