Breakfast with the IOP's Resident Fellows

Our student-athletes shared breakfast with the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School Resident Fellows to share their interests in government, public service, & journalism, & grow their networks.


2018 Fall Fellows:

Amy Dacey served as CEO of the Democratic National Committee under President Obama, where she breathed new life into the organization and paved the way for the 2016 Presidential Election. Amy was responsible for the site selection and master contract negotiation of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Brittany Packnett is a national leader at the intersection of culture and social change. She is Vice President of National Community Alliances & Engagement for Teach For America and co-founder of Campaign Zero. Brittany is a former member of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, and contributes commentary on politics, culture, race and gender to Pod Save The People, Mic News, and more.

John Noonan is a senior defense advisor to Senator Tom Cotton, as well as national security advisor to the presidential campaigns of Governor Jeb Bush and defense policy advisor to Governor Mitt Romney. He is a former professional staff member on the House Committee on Armed Services. His study group will analyze the intersection of national security and politics, as well as the shifting geopolitical dynamics that are reshaping the post-World War II international order.

Joseph J. Heck served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and a term in the Nevada State Senate. As a physician, business owner, elected official, and member of the US Army Reserve, his career has focused on building teams to solve complicated problems. His study group will examine the importance of bipartisanship to the process of governing.

Margaret Talev is senior White House correspondent for Bloomberg News and a CNN political analyst. She is past president of the White House Correspondents' Association and the Washington Press Club Foundation. Her study group will examine how Donald Trump has changed presidential communications and the impact in the U.S. and around the world.

-- Your Team for Life --