U.S. Vote Foundation Welcomes Michael Steele to its Executive Board

WASHINGTON DC, March 24, 2016  -- U.S. Vote Foundation (US Vote) announced today that Michael Steele, Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) has joined its board of directors.

“As we move forward with our mission of informing and enfranchising voters, US Vote will benefit from the leadership of Mr. Steele through its Executive Board,” US Vote President and CEO Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat. “His tremendous political and policy experience coupled with his expertise in communications and advocacy will positively influence the vision and development of the organization.”

“I look forward to further strengthening US Vote and working to enable more voices to be heard in this and future elections. Every citizen’s civic life should have voting as a central action. With US Vote, I hope to bring a new focus to the importance of voting,” stated Mr. Steele who is currently a political analyst at MSNBC where he has worked since 2011 after his successful tenure at the RNC.

“We’re delighted to welcome Mr. Steele as a new member to US Vote’s Executive Board,” said US Vote’s Board Chair, Chip Levengood. “There is no doubt that Mr. Steele’s contributions will build US Vote’s reach as well as its ability to achieve its mission.”

Current US Vote board members include Mark Ritchie, Former Minnesota Secretary of State, Don Morrison, Intel Corporation, and James Brenner, Broad Cove Partners. Further information and biographies are available on the US Vote site.

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U.S. Vote Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to facilitate and increase the participation of U.S. domestic, overseas and military voters worldwide through civic technology development and access to personalized voter information services. Further information: U.S. Vote Foundation GuideStar Nonprofit Profile.

Contact: Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, (202) 470-2480, susan@usvotefoundation.org