Laura Capps has spent over 15 years developing strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns for some of the nation’s highest profile public officials, including President Bill Clinton, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Secretary John Kerry’s presidential campaign, and other leading organizations. She now runs her own public affairs consulting practice out of her hometown of Santa Barbara, CA. Laura is an active volunteer in her community. In addition to her work on national boards, she is involved locally on the boards of the Community Environmental Council, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and the Interfaith Initiative of Santa Barbara County. She is also an elected member of the Santa Barbara School Board.