The Center for Plain Language is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. We help organizations write so clearly that everyone understands what they are saying the first time they read or hear it.
Board of Directors
The Center is run by an elected executive board. Members serve 3-year terms. Elections are held each spring.
Interested in running for the board? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff Greer, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Director, Content Strategy, MRM//McCann
Jennifer Pearce, Vice Chair and Founder, Plain Language Health
Christopher “Chip” Crane, Corporate Secretary and CEO, CPoint Consulting
Julie Clement, Treasurer and Principal, J Clement Communications
At-Large Board Members
Ryan James, Attorney, Ryan James Law
Melissa Kargiannakis, Founder and CEO, skritswap
Barbra Kingsley, Partner, Kleimann Communication Group
Ahava Leibtag, President, Aha Media Group
David Lipscomb, Director of the Writing Center at Georgetown University
Meghan Codd Walker, Principal, Zuula Consulting
Amy Hasselkus, Executive Director and Adjunct Instructor, Health Communicator and Speech-Language Pathologist
Renee Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director and AVP, Branding and Advertising, Synchrony
Susan Kleimann, Former Chair and President, Kleimann Communication Group