Gathering Research Director
Frank Steering Committee
Andy Burness, president, Burness
Ann Christiano, Frank Karel Chair in Public Interest Communications, UF
Mark Dessauer, vice president, Spitfire Strategies
Julia Fraustino, assistant professor, West Virginia University
Kristen Grimm, president, Spitfire Strategies
Erin B. Hart, chief innovation officer, Spitfire Strategies
Bobby Jones, chief marketing and communications officer, Peace First
Joe Marx, director of program communications, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Ben Milder, principal and director of public policy, Burness
Scott Montgomery, head of content, Education Week
David Morse, former chief communications officer, Atlantic Philanthropies
Rich Neimand, president, Neimand Collaborative
Aaryn Richard, communications manager for Michigan State University Foundation
Matt Sheehan, journalism faculty, UF
Amy Lynn Smith, writer + strategist
Renee Woodside, foundation manager, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
2019 frank prize Steering Committee
Sara Bleich, Ph.D.
Troy Campbell, Ph.D.
Kelly Chernin, Ph.D.
Erica Ciszek, Ph.D.
Lisa Fazio, Ph.D.
Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner
Linda Hon, Ph.D.
Spiro Kiousis, Ph.D.
Nat Kendall-Taylor, Ph.D.
Annie Neimand, Ph.D.
Jeff Niederdeppe, Ph.D.
Chelsea Schein, Ph.D.
Hana Shepherd, Ph.D.
Amy Lynn Smith
Sander van der Linden, Ph.D.
Frank Waddell, Ph.D.