"The time is always right to do what is right." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.


Trent Lange, PhD., President and Executive Director


Trent Lange has served on the board of the California Clean Money Campaign since 2003 and became Executive Director in 2009.  He has been a spokesperson, lobbyist, and policy expert for CCMC, analyzing campaign spending and proposing solutions to campaign finance issues both for California and elsewhere, including leading the campaign for AB 249, the California DISCLOSE Act, the first bill in the country to make political ads clearly show their true funders even if they try to hide behind layers of front groups.  He has been on the executive committees of five ballot campaigns in California, including serving as co-chair of Measure H, the Clean Money measure in Los Angeles that passed by a 3-1 margin in 2011.

Dr. Lange has a Ph.D. from UCLA, with a multidisciplinary academic background in computer science, cognitive science, and cognitive psychology, and is the author of over 20 academic publications.  He was formerly President and CEO of Lange Fund Management, LLC., which ran small but successful market-neutral hedge funds.

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Catherine Ashworth, PhD., Deputy Director and Development Director



Katherine Carpio, Field Organizer and Office Manager



Anastasia Kassar, Field Organizer


Volunteer Regional Coordinators


Nancy Neff, Northern California Regional Coordinator


Nancy Neff has been Northern California Outreach Coordinator for the California Clean Money Campaign since July 2009.  She is a board member of CCMC, and has been the Coordinator for volunteers in the Palo Alto area working group since 2006.  She was a Visiting Nurse before becoming a full time volunteer.



David Schmidt, Northern California Regional Coordinator


David D. Schmidt is an author, historian, naturalist, small business owner, and political activist who has been involved in grassroots campaigns in California since the 1970s.  He is an expert on ballot proposition campaigns and author of Citizen Lawmakers:  The Ballot Initiative Revolution.

David lives in San Francisco and is currently working on a book on the San Francisco Bay Area's environmental history.  He has been an active volunteer with the California Clean Money Campaign since 2005 and is now a board member of the California Clean Money Action Fund.


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