Robert Parry: founder of ConsortiumNews.com. His new book is called â€œNeck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bushâ€.
Temple Grandin Ph.D.: is inarguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. She has been featured on major television programs, such as "ABC's Primetime Live", the "Today Show", "Larry King Live", "48 Hours" and "20/20" and written up in national publications, such as Time magazine, People magazine, Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, and New York Times.
Blythe McGarvie: has been President of Leadership for International Finance, LLC, a firm focusing on improving clients' financial positions and providing leadership seminars for corporate and academic groups, since January 2003. Her firm specializes in providing global perspectives to U.S. and multinational companies, primarily in the consumer goods, financial services and knowledge-based industries.
Abby Adlerman: is the Area Manager for the Russell Reynolds' San Francisco office and leads the Executive Directors, Researchers and Associates Committee. She focuses on managing CEO/board services and private equity executive searches nationally.
Cleve Jones: is a long-time gay rights activist devoted to AIDS awareness and education.
Brad Friedman: self-described election integrity muckraking journalist jerk. You can read his blog at Bradblog.com.