Elizabeth Sullivan has spent over 35 years working at the intersection of politics and policy – primarily focused on education, environmental, economic, racial justice, and social justice issues. As an experienced non-profit leader, she has extensive experience in institution building; policy analysis and advocacy; program design and development; building philanthropic partnerships; and writing, research, and editing.
As the Education Champions Campaign Director, Elizabeth is taking the lead in building the organization and serves as our political strategist, responsible for overall direction of campaign, message development, and building relationships with our campaign partners.
When Elizabeth served as the President of Education Voters from 2005 through 2010, she ran a number of very successful campaigns, including building the political power to get $10 Billion in capital funding for rebuilding New York State schools and flipping the NY State Senate. As a consultant, Elizabeth has directed over 180 successful political campaigns, including Patty Murray’s first U.S. Senate campaign. She ran the LCV Education Fund (c)(3) efforts for 8 years and LCV’s Independent Expenditure program for 2 of those years. She is in the final stages of completing her doctoral dissertation, from Georgetown University, Two Incommensurable Worldviews of Economic Inequity, and teaches classes on economic inequity at Chautauqua Institution during the summers.