Neil has been in and around New York politics for much of his career. He was the New York Civil Liberties Union legislative director, chief counsel to New York’s Environmental Protection Administration, special counsel to a New York state senate majority leader, a member of the graduate faculty of the business school at Baruch College, City University of New York, where he also directed a legislative policy institute and was the editor-in-chief of a monthly magazine on New York government and politics begun by the Ford Foundation. In 1987, together with a small team of faculty and consultants, he organized The Graduate School of Political Management as an independent, degree-granting institution. In 1995, George Washington University acquired the school and he retired as president emeritus. Currently, he is president of The Foundation for Political Management, a 501c-4, which is providing the seed money for Hacks and Flacks.
Michael Dang: Editor
Michael is a New York-based journalist whose work has appeared in publications such as the Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and Kansas City Star. He has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Rosemarie Reed: Documentary Filmmaker
Rosemarie is an awarding winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been aired nationally on PBS in prime time. Internationally her documentaries have been seen on ZDF in Germany, ARTE in France and Germany, The History Channel, Europe, FOX television, Europe, ViaCom, and others. Her work includes women in science, history, politics, human rights, and the arts.
Rosemarie produces the the videos on this website.
Jay Van Buren: Designer & Interactive Media Consultant
Jay has been Senior Web Designer for the Forbes Favorite award-winning Multex Investor website; Designer at thirdmind.com, where he worked on websites for major international brands such as Conde-Nast magazines; and Art Director at Sensei Health, coordinating programs for major multinational companies. Jay also lectures nationally and internationally on web art and the future of the internet.
Frank Millspaugh: Internet Radio (In development)
Frank Millspaugh heads the internet audio development component of the Foundation for Political Management. Millspaugh has more than forty years of experience in nonprofit communications, having managed, produced for, and consulted to numerous public radio and television outlets. He currently serves as a producer at WNYC radio, the New York City NPR affiliate.