The Center for Plain Language is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. We help government agencies and businesses write clearly.

The Center for Plain Language is run by an elected executive board. Members serve 3 year terms. Elections are held each spring. If you are interested in running for the board, contact Rebecca Gholson.

Board of Directors

Annetta Cheek, Independent writing and editing professional
Karen Baker, Sr. Vice President, Healthwise
Brian Berkenstock, Sr. Communications Consultant
Rohit Bhargava, Human Marketer, Keynote Speaker
Deborah Bosley, Principal, the Plain Language Group
Julie Clement, Associate Professor, Thomas Cooley Law School
Josiah Fisk, President, More Carrot
Jana Goldman, Freelance science communicator, Plain language trainer
Susan Kleimann, President, Kleimann Communication Group
Joanne Locke, Principle, J Locke Consulting, Plain language writing and editing
Stacy Robison, Founder, CommunicateHealth Inc.
Kath Straub, Principal, Usability.Org

Executive Director:  Rebecca Gholson, Independent Plain Langauge Consultant