John Gomperts

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John S. Gomperts, "President of Civic Ventures and CEO of Experience Corps, has been deeply involved in promoting civic engagement across the lifespan, serving in senior leadership positions in both government and the nonprofit sector for the past 20 years. As CEO of Experience Corps since 2003, Gomperts has led a major expansion of the program. He has focused efforts on national expansion, high standards for program quality, and rigorous evaluation of impact. Prior to joining Experience Corps, Gomperts served in a variety of positions including Chief Operating Officer at Public Education Network, the nation's largest network of community-based school reform organizations, and Chief of Staff of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America, and the National Senior Service Corps. Gomperts has also worked in senior positions in the U.S. Senate, first as legislative director for Senator Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, and then as deputy director of the Senate Democratic Leadership Committee, working for Senators Tom Daschle of South Dakota and John Kerry of Massachusetts. Before heading to Capitol Hill, Gomperts practiced law and clerked for a federal judge. He serves on the boards of Hands On Network and Volunteer Match, and the advisory board of Politics & Prose, an independent bookstore in Washington. Gomperts, a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan, is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and has a J.D. from Georgetown University.“ [1]

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