The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) is the premier advocacy organization for whistleblowers. NWC’s board is made up of advocates in several issue areas, including the environment, health, and social equality. Our board members are committed to facilitating improved protections for employee whistleblowers to speak out without fear.
Dr. Gina Green, a former Vice President of the Nature Conservancy, has over 25 years of experience as an environmental advocate
Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo was a senior policy analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She is the founder and leader of the No FEAR Coalition.
Michael D. Kohn is a nationally recognized litigator with a focus on whistleblower protection law and the co-author of The Labor Lawyers Guide to the Rights and Responsibilities of Employee Whistleblowers and Whistleblower Law: A Guide to Legal Protections for Corporate Employees.
Stephen M. Kohn is the Executive Director of the National Whistleblowers Center and the author of The Whistleblower's Handbook: A Step by Step Guide to Doing What's Right and Protecting Yourself (Lyons Press, 2011).
In 2001, Dr. Robert Smith, along with several other physicians, put his career on the line by filing a lawsuit and whistleblower action under the False Claims Act against a former employer for government fraud. The lawsuit was successful.
Mark Toney is the Executive Director of The Utility Reform Network (TURN) in San Francisco, CA.
After twenty years as a FBI Special Agent, Jane Turner led efforts to force the FBI to provide protection for child sex crime victims on the North Dakota Indian Reservations. In retaliation for exposing FBI failures within its child crime program, Turner was removed from her position. Her whistleblower case is still pending.
Rev. L. William Yolton is a former faculty member of Harvard Divinity School and a former Director of the National Interreligious Service Board for Conscience Objectors.
Dr. David Lewis’ cutting edge scientific research forced the EPA to abandon its policy of promoting the land application of sewage sludge on farm land. Dr. Lewis lost his job and his case in ongoing.
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