Center for Election Science
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The Center for Election Science (electionscience.org), the largest national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing approval voting reforms throughout the U.S. announced its new Chief Executive Officer today, Nina Taylor.
Nina Taylor, MA brings two decades of experience in innovative instructional design, scientific research, organizational readiness, and partnership. Before CES, Taylor served as VP of Learning and Education for the American Society for Radiation Oncology. As well, she was Deputy Director for the Division of Education at the American Psychiatric Association where she led innovative programs like the Mental Health Innovation Zone and the Psychiatry Innovation Lab. Nina’s experience facilitating company reorganizations and building partnerships will be key for the voting rights nonprofit.
“I am absolutely thrilled to join the Center for Election Science and I appreciate the warm welcome. I look forward to collaborating with the Board of Directors, the dedicated staff and the engaged ecosystem of supporters and innovators who champion voters by ensuring their voices are heard,” says Taylor.
CES Board Chair Michael Ruvinsky shared the new sense of optimism at CES with the incoming leadership of Taylor. “I can’t sufficiently express my excitement that Nina is taking the helm here,“ Ruvinsky says. “Nina brings vision, skill, experience, enthusiasm, and compassion to this role. CES is incredibly fortunate to have her managing our team, guiding our strategy, and leading us into the future.”
Board member and Washington Representative Kristine Reeves (D-30) shared how Taylor’s arrival marks a new era for CES. “Our first decade at CES has been rooted in the science of elections. The next ten years must be about the integration of that hard science with soft skills of equity & inclusion for a truly representative democracy,” Rep. Reeves said.
Nina is an active member in the startup founder and investor ecosystem and has served as an organizational consultant for Greater Goodwill of Washington DC, Southern Maryland Tri-County Action Committee and others.
Nina is a graduate of La Roche University, Bowie State University and holds a number of certifications in entrepreneurship, clinical trials and leadership.
Nina volunteers her free time to developing and guiding young entrepreneurs through small business startup, sales, branding, serves as a mentor for Girls with Impact and contributes fundraising and grassroots marketing to various political campaigns.