Anne D. Neal

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Anne D. Neal "is the President of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and manager of the Fund for Academic Renewal. She is a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College with an A.B. in American History and Literature. She received her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School where she served as the first woman editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

"From 1980 to 1982, Ms. Neal specialized in the First Amendment at the New York City law firm of Rogers & Wells. Subsequently, she has served as General Counsel of the Office of Administration, Executive Office of the President; associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wiley & Rein; Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Recording Industry Association of America; and General Counsel and Congressional Liaison of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

"She sits on the boards of All Hallows Guild, Washington National Cathedral, Friends of the U.S. National Arboretum, Paine Art Center and Arboretum, and the Sabre Foundation. She is also a member of the Washington Founders Committee for Historic Mount Vernon. She is a founding member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the US House of Representatives Child Care Center." [1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Neal spoke as the Workshop Moderator at the "Workforce Development: Ensuring Student Success Outside the Ivory Tower" workshop of American Legislative Exchange Council's States and Nation Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. in December, 2009.

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