Leadership & Staff

Research!America's dedicated staff are willing to work with you on your efforts to advocate for research to improve health.

Leadership

The Honorable Michael N. Castle The Honorable Michael N. Castle, Chair of Research!America’s Board of Directors, is a former two-term Governor, nine-term U.S. Congressman, Lieutenant Governor, Deputy Attorney General and State Senator, and is a partner in DLA Piper's Government Affairs practice. He has always held a deep interest in financial services, health care and energy, and throughout his public life he has worked across party lines, building bridges and forming coalitions to find pragmatic, bipartisan solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing the country. During his nine terms as Delaware's sole member in the House of Representatives, he served on the House Financial Services Committee, where he chaired the Subcommittee on Domestic and Monetary Policy. 

More about The Honorable Michael N. Castle. (Click on the photo for a hi-res color headshot.)

Mary WoolleyMary Woolley is the president of Research!America. Under her leadership, Research!America's membership has more than quadrupled as it has earned the attention and respect of research, media, and community leaders with its signature public opinion surveys and advocacy resource materials. More about Mary Woolley. (Click on the photo for a hi-res color headshot.)

 

Staff

Executive Offices

Executive Assistant to the President

Membership and Development

Vice President, Development and Membership
Director of Development
Senior Manager, Membership Development

Administrative

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Director of Operations
Controller
Administrative Assistant

Policy and Advocacy

Vice President, Policy and Advocacy
Director of Policy and Advocacy
Manager, Policy and Advocacy
Administrative Coordinator, Policy and Advocacy
Science Policy Fellow
Science Policy Intern, Internship sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Science Policy Intern, Internship sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Science Policy Intern, Internship sponsored by Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Communications

Vice President, Communications
Senior Manager of Communications
Senior Manager of Communications
Senior Communications Specialist
Communications Intern
Communications Intern

If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana