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Sunlight Foundation

1818 N Street, NW, Suite 410

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20036

United States

Company Description

While Sunlight prides itself on creating powerful, online tools that make government more transparent and accountable, we do so knowing that there is a segment of the public without access to the internet that we will never reach. Call on Congress is our ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Founding Chairman

Colorado Institute for Leadership Training

State Chair

Colorado Democratic Party

President

Norwegian Cruise Line Limited

Vice Chair

Colorado Democratic Party

Consultant

CTG Consulting

Communications Director

The Piton Foundation

Front Range Project-Colorado Governor's Office

Colorado Governor's Office-Front Range Project

President

National Civic League

Executive Director

Pace Academy

Affiliations

Board Member
Mobilize.NET Corporation

Elected Fellow
National Academy of Public Administration

Board Member
Public Agenda

Board Member
Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Fellow
Bipartisan Policy Center

Senior Advisor
Council on Foundations Inc

Board Member
National Institute

Member of the Board of Advisors
National Conference

Senior Fellow
California Forward

Board Member
Mobilize.org

Board Member
Council for the Advancement of Citizenship and INDEPENDENT SECTOR

Member
Civic Engagement

Member of the Editorial Board
Public Administration Review

Co-Founder
Intermountain West Funders Network

Board Member
California Center for Civic Renewal

Board Member
Leadership Denver

Member
City Club

Strategic Planning Senior Advisor
The Sustained Dialogue Campus Network

Member of the Board of Trustees
Denver Zoo

Board Member
National Commission on Civic Renewal

Board Member
Latino Research & Policy Council

Advisory Board Member
Roundtable Inc

Board Member
Independent Sector

Treasurer
Colorado Democratic Party

Board Member
Institute for the Regional Community

Member, Executive Committee
AGN International Ltd

Board Member
IS

Member
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation

Board Member
Parenting Coalition International Inc

Education

Fairview High School

Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

political economics

University of East Anglia

Honorary Doctor of Law degree

Elizabethtown College

Master of Public Administration

Harvard University

honors degree

economics

University of Colorado

Web References (197 Total References)


Board of Directors - FollowTheMoney.org

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Board of Directors at the Institute's 2016 convening in Montana (not pictured: Chris Gates & Keith Hamm)

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Christopher T. Gates
Senior Advisor, Council on Foundations.
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Chris Gates is executive vice president for external affairs for the Council on Foundations, a senior fellow at California Forward, a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Chris previously served as president of the Sunlight Foundation, founded in 2007 to bring more accountability and transparency to America's government and political system. Prior, Chris served as the first executive director of PACE, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement. PACE, serves as a learning collaborative of American foundations who fund work in the fields of civic engagement, service and democracy. Previously he served for eleven years as president of the National Civic League (NCL), America's oldest good government organization. Chris serves on the board of Public Agenda, a public opinion research and public engagement organization, is the co-founder of the Intermountain West Funders Network and serves as a member of the board of advisors of the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC).


First Vice Chair - Christopher ...

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First Vice Chair - Christopher Gates, Camden, Maine and Washington, DC

Christopher Gates is president of the Sunlight Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, that uses the tools of data, technology, and journalism to promote more transparency and accountability in government and politics. Formerly, he was executive director of PACE (Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement), an affinity group of the Council on Foundations. Gates has also served as president of the National Civic League (NCL) and as co-director of the United States Healthy Communities Initiative and the Alliance for National Renewal. He is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and serves on the boards of Public Agenda, a public opinion research and public engagement organization, and Mobilize.org, a nonprofit organization that empowers and invests in Millennials to create solutions to social problems. Gates is also a member of the editorial board of Public Administration Review (PAR), and he speaks and teaches around the country on civic engagement and democratic theory.


PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - Chris Gates

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Chris Gates PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - Chris Gates Public Agenda

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Chris Gates Board Member
Chris Gates is a thought leader in the fields of democratic theory and practice and political and civic engagement. Gates is the former president of the Sunlight Foundation. He previously served as Executive Director of PACE, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement. PACE is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations and serves as a learning collaborative of American foundations that fund work in the fields of civic engagement and democratic practice. In this role Gates works within the philanthropic community to encourage conversation about how to strengthen democratic practice, with a particular emphasis on the role that information and social media can play in empowering citizens to become more engaged. Gates also speaks and teaches extensively, nationally and internationally, on the broad topic of civic engagement and democratic theory, including civic education, leadership training, community problem solving, political reform and democratic renewal.
He previously served for eleven years as President of the National Civic League (NCL), America's oldest good government organization, founded in 1894 by Theodore Roosevelt. NCL helped create the field of public administration and was the originator of the council-manager form of local government. Before serving as President, Gates served for eight years as Vice President of NCL.
Gates was a member of the Civic Engagement Working Group of the Obama-Biden campaign in 2008 and is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He has previously served on the boards of the Council for the Advancement of Citizenship, the California Center for Civic Renewal and INDEPENDENT SECTOR. He has also served as cochair of the Saguaro Seminar, a research project based at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government working to find ways to build social capital in America. Gates is also involved in his own community, where he is the founder and Chair Emeritus of the Colorado Institute for Leadership Training and a regular instructor in leadership training programs throughout Colorado.
Gates received a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he studied the interaction between the public and private sectors, and an honors degree in economics from the University of Colorado. He also studied political economics at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law degree by Elizabethtown College in 2006.


Board of Trustees | CMCA--Center for Maine Contemporary Art

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Christopher Gates,Camden, Maine, and Washington, DC First Vice Chair Christopher Gates is president of the Sunlight Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, that uses the tools of data, technology, and journalism to promote more transparency and accountability in government and politics. Formerly, he was executive director of PACE (Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement), an affinity group of the Council on Foundations. Gates has also served as president of the National Civic League (NCL) and as co-director of the United States Healthy Communities Initiative and the Alliance for National Renewal. He is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and serves on the boards of Public Agenda, a public opinion research and public engagement organization, and Mobilize.org, a nonprofit organization that empowers and invests in Millennials to create solutions to social problems. Gates is also a member of the editorial board of Public Administration Review (PAR), and he speaks and teaches around the country on civic engagement and democratic theory.


PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - Chris Gates

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Chris Gates PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - Chris Gates Public Agenda

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Chris Gates Board Member
Chris Gates is a thought leader in the fields of democratic theory and practice and political and civic engagement. Gates currently serves as President of the Sunlight Foundation. He previously served as Executive Director of PACE, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement. PACE is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations and serves as a learning collaborative of American foundations that fund work in the fields of civic engagement and democratic practice. In this role Gates works within the philanthropic community to encourage conversation about how to strengthen democratic practice, with a particular emphasis on the role that information and social media can play in empowering citizens to become more engaged. Gates also speaks and teaches extensively, nationally and internationally, on the broad topic of civic engagement and democratic theory, including civic education, leadership training, community problem solving, political reform and democratic renewal.
He previously served for eleven years as President of the National Civic League (NCL), America's oldest good government organization, founded in 1894 by Theodore Roosevelt. NCL helped create the field of public administration and was the originator of the council-manager form of local government. Before serving as President, Gates served for eight years as Vice President of NCL.
Gates was a member of the Civic Engagement Working Group of the Obama-Biden campaign in 2008 and is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He has previously served on the boards of the Council for the Advancement of Citizenship, the California Center for Civic Renewal and INDEPENDENT SECTOR. He has also served as cochair of the Saguaro Seminar, a research project based at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government working to find ways to build social capital in America. Gates is also involved in his own community, where he is the founder and Chair Emeritus of the Colorado Institute for Leadership Training and a regular instructor in leadership training programs throughout Colorado.
Gates received a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he studied the interaction between the public and private sectors, and an honors degree in economics from the University of Colorado. He also studied political economics at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Law degree by Elizabethtown College in 2006.

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