Sarah E. Reece

Sarah E. Reece
Director of the Academy for Leadership and Action

Relationship-builder, problem solver, trainer, camper, & bow-tie wearer. Since 1992, Sarah has been in the trenches of progressive candidate and issue campaigns. Sarah’s most challenging, yet rewarding roles were as the ‘04 KY “NO on the Amendment” (marriage) Campaign Manager and the ‘08 CA “NO on Proposition 8” (marriage) Statewide Field Director—which collectively raised over $2M, mobilized over $50K volunteers and identified nearly 200K pro-LGBT voters. Sarah is passionate about organizing, the power of collective action, racial justice, ballot measures, being a Kentuckian, sushi, being legally married to her wife Kathleen since ‘08 and co-parenting Arthur (24 yr. old son), Ottabrina and Tallulah (4 yr. old dachshund-chihuahuas). Prior to joining the Task Force in ‘02, Sarah was the District Scheduler for Representative Holt (NJ-12), Chief of Staff to Councilwoman Ward-Pugh (Louisville, KY) and a Program Manager at The Clinton Group (Louisville, KY). Sarah is based in Washington, D.C.