Center Staff

Meet our team in Detroit and Washington, D.C., as well as our Oversight Fellows from research institutions across the country.

Meet our Team

Jim Townsend

James Townsend

Director of the Levin Center

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Elise Bean

Director, Washington Office

Benjamin Eikey

State Training and Communications Manager


Lynne Geller

Director of Philanthropy

Kyle Goedert

Research and Communications Specialist


Linda Gustitus

Senior Advisor


Margaux Laspeyres

Program Manager

Chia Morgan

PCO Project Co-Lead

Jasmine McKenney

PCO Project Co-Lead

Research Assistants

Bahar Haste
Grace Moore
Trevor Skrebe

2022/23 Oversight Fellows