Consul General of Mexico in San Francisco
Dr. Andrés Roemer is a Mexican diplomat, anchorperson, writer, philanthropist, playwrite and one of Mexico’s most internationally recognized public intellectuals. Currently he serves as Consul General of Mexico in San Francisco where he has played a crucial role in enhancing the partnership in education, culture and innovation between Mexico and the US.
Senior Policy Advisor, Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)
Patrick Hazelton is the Senior Policy Advisor at the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), where he works toward advancing the health and human rights of gay men and other men who have sex with men in the global HIV response. Patrick’s projects include working with community leaders and advocates across sub-Saharan Africa and conducting advocacy with global HIV policymakers in Washington DC and Geneva, Switzerland.
Founder, ASO Communications
Anat Shenker-Osorio is a communications expert, researcher and political pundit whose one-of-a-kind work is challenging the way dozens of organizations and political figures talk about the pressing issues of our time. She’s the author of the acclaimed book Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense About the Economy.
President, Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation
Tom began his career in Washington at the White House OMB and went on to hold key roles in the federal government. Currently, Tom is the president of the SoAR Foundation, a non-partisan coalition of scientific, consumer and producer groups advocating for sound agricultural research policies.
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Sarah Tahamont is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland's Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She discussed her interest in corrections research and her long-term hopes for how her work might have real-world impact in the Fall 2014 issue of Policy Notes.