Truman Council

The Truman Council serves as a leadership advisory group that meets quarterly and assists on all fronts with the Foundation’s fundraising and communication efforts. The Truman Council is comprised of seasoned and experienced Truman Scholars.

30 Truman Council Members

Stacy Aldinger serves as CARE USA’s Chief of Staff to the President and CEO, where she drives global leadership team and board effectiveness.

Deputy Policy Director and Assistant Legal Counsel at California State Board of Education

Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Foundation

Law Clerk for U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel

Dr. Bradley currently serves as Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN for University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita at Wesley Medical Center and is in private practice with Associates in Women’s Health, P.A., Newton, Kans

Stacey Brandenburg is a technology lawyer who advises entities of all sizes on privacy, data security, and emerging technology-related issues.

Cameron is a 1995 Truman Scholar from Idaho who has a deep passion for volunteerism and philanthropy, particularly in education.

President and CEO - City First

Partner at Duggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP

Mary Ellen Callahan has unique and broad experience advising clients at the interface of privacy protection with cybersecurity and national security.

South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration, from Duke University Press (Mar 2015), by Dr. Marcia Chatelain, @DrMChatelain,

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Xylem Inc.

Principal at Cooley Public Strategies

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Sammons Financial Group, Inc.

Venu Gupta is Vice President of Development at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

Director & Associate General Counsel, Global Litigation and Labor & Employment at Procter & Gamble

Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Analyst at Paulson & Co.

Senior Director, Single Family Strategy and Business Management, Single Family Division

Senior Vice President at The Soufan Group

In 1996, Josh joined as the 65th employee. He now serves as a Director at Amazon, working on consumer cloud storage.

Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and Former Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

Assistant Iowa Attorney General

Anthony Shop is a pioneer in the field of digital media and online advocacy. 

Political and Policy Professional

Senior Advisor to the General Counsel at U.S. Department of the Treasury

Former Mayor, City of Flint, MI