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- Neil Trautwein Vice President, Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation
- Peter Newbould Director of Congressional & Political Affairs, American Psychological Association
- Jennifer Mathis Deputy Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
- Michael Peterson Associate General Counsel & Director of Labor & Employment Policy, HR Policy Association
- John A. Boland Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Temple University
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