Ken Silverstein: is the Washington Editor for Harperâ€™s Magazine and writes Washington Babylon for Harperâ€™s online.
Steve Pizzo: is an award-winning, non-fiction author, raconteur and all around dilettante. His prior accomplishments include a New York Times best-selling book, Inside Job, exposing the seamy side of the 1980s savings and loan crisis. His blog can be viewed at NewsforReal.com.
Barry Hessenius: is a consultant and speaker for the nonprofit sector. He is a former director of the California Arts Council (appointed by Governor Gray Davis), longtime political fundraiser, activist, and nonprofit advocate.
Jason Leopold: investigative journalist. He writes for the online publication The Public Record.
Melanie Sloan: serves as CREWâ€™s Executive Director. Prior to starting CREW, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia where, from 1998-2003, she successfully tried cases before dozens of judges and juries.