National Board of Directors

Jessica Munger (Las Vegas, NV)

Jessica Munger (she/her) is Co-Director of Move to Amend, the coalition working to dismantle corporate power through grassroots movement building in support of the 28th amendment. She is also an organizer and facilitator for the project “Toward A People’s Constitution” in an effort to nurture the potential for democratic constitutional renewal. She serves on the Oregon Human Rights Commission on Sex Work and is engaged in other grassroots efforts to decriminalize. She is a member of many communities but is currently living in unceded Southern Paiute and Chemehuevi land called Las Vegas, NV where she practices mutual aid and feeds people her home-baked sourdough bread. 

Daniel Lee (Los Angeles, CA)

Daniel Lee has been a member of the Move to Amend National Leadership Team since March of 2012.

An active member of Occupy Los Angeles and InterOccupy Daniel has participated in Occupy encampments across the country as well as done community organizing locally in Los Angeles.

He has also served locally on the Culver City Martin Luther King jr. Celebration Committee for the last 3 years and has been a volunteer with El Rincon Elementary, also in Culver City, for the last 7 years.

Daniel is a veteran of the United States Air Force and Air National Guard, a former student at the University of Southern California, and California State University Los Angeles and current MSW candidate at UCLA.

George Friday (Gastonia, NC)

George grew up in rural North Carolina in the 1960s. She holds degrees in political science, economics, and African American studies from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she graduated in 1982.

George works with grassroots community and national organizations providing leadership development and skills training ranging from strategic planning and organizing to fundraising, marketing, and community building.

Her work particularly focuses on communication, oppression, change, and the role of privilege in transforming power dynamics, fostering broad, deep economic and social justice change.

She has also served as National Field Organizer for the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, and worked with the Independent Progressive Politics Network.

Jason Bayless (Alameda, CA)

jason_bayless.jpgJason Bayless is a diverse activist with a wide range of experience. Jason worked at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in a number of positions including Senior Youth Outreach Specialist, Circus Monitor, and Senior Projects Specialist. He has traveled the country documenting and reporting animal abuse and neglect within the entertainment industry, including Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the NYC horse drawn carriage industry.

Jason was on the Advisory Board of Food Empowerment Project, a vegan food justice organization. He currently is the President, Board of Directors with Center for Farmworker Families, non-profit organization dedicated to education, advocacy, and support for farmworker families.

He currently works with Pachamama Alliance, as the U.S. Community Development Specialist, to support volunteers and co-develop resources and trainings that strike at the root of systems and structures that keep us separated from each other and earth. 


Keyan Bliss (Sacramento, CA)

Keyan Bliss first joined Move to Amend in July 2013 as an intern.

Inspired to join Move to Amend by his brother’s participation within the Occupy movement and student power movement, Keyan previously served as executive producer for Move to Amend's online radio program Move to Amend Reports, and has served on Move to Amend's National Board of Directors before joining the full-time staff. He previously started as its Communications Coordinator in 2015 before serving as its Grassroots Director in 2017, providing support for Move to Amend's grassroots leaders and state networks. 

Keyan is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.A. in political science. Alongside his work in the democracy movement, he is an abolitionist actively fighting for racial justice, police accountability, and decarceration within the Sacramento community. Keyan views the goal of ending corporate constitutional rights and money as protected speech to be a crucial first step towards leveling the playing field for all justice movements and creating lasting systemic change within US society. Once the “We the People” Amendment is adopted into the Constitution, he hopes to continue the work of constitutional renewal to include new bills of rights that expand the protection of civil liberties to all human beings without distinction.


Saleem Chapman (Philadelphia, PA)

saleem.jpgSaleem Chapman joined Move to Amend in 2018 as the Legislative Coordinator. Recognized by the Environmental Leadership Program and Leadership Philadelphia, Saleem is an adept strategist known for his ability to navigate political landscapes and actively mobilizing both grassroots coalitions and policymakers.

Inspired by these experiences, Saleem was drawn to the work of Move to Amend. He sees ending the excessive influence exercised by corporations in our democracy as crucial to ultimately delivering an equitable and just society.

In 2019 he was hired by the City of Philadelphia to serve as Deputy Director of the Office of Sustainability and transitioned to serve on Move to Amend's Board.

Tara Ingram (Sacramento, CA)

tara_ingram.jpgTara Ingram joined Move to Amend’s National Board in October 2017 and has served on the Grassroots Movement Committee since 2013. Previously, she was a member of the Sacramento affiliate.

Tara was born and raised in Northern California and currently lives in a rural town in the Sierra Nevada foothills. She is a psychotherapist; working people of all ages and is passionate about meeting each individual where they are and helping them find relief from their suffering. Her education was grounded in a cross-discipline curriculum which included sociology, political liberation theory, and earth-based indigenous healing models.


Margaret Koster (Ventura, CA)

 Margaret Koster is a retired social worker who is devoting her elderhood to Move to Amend.  “I’m moved to focus on the issue of illegitimate corporate “rights” because I see how our wonderful experiment in democratic self governance has been corrupted by the increasing power of corporations over our government and the basic conditions of our lives.  Every problem or cause I care about is affected by the out of balance power of corporate entities.”

Margaret is a third generation Californian with roots in the Los Angeles area and proud to be 100% educated in California public schools.  She resides in the Southern California coastal city of Ventura.




Move to Amend National Team


Standing from left to right: Jason Bayless, Keyan Bliss, Joni Albrecht, Linda Gillison (former board), Saleem Chapman, Barbara Gerten (former board), Shelly Williams, Garrett Jennings (former staff), Leila Roberts, Jessica Munger

Sitting from left to right: Milly Harmon, Ambrosia Danu, Greg Coleridge, George Friday, Tara Ingram, Daniel Lee, Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap (Move to Amend founder & former Director) & Annie Dog

Criteria for Move to Amend National Board Selection

Members of the executive committee should possess:

  • A commitment to MTA amendment and principles
  • A political commitment to the MTA agenda of building a broad-based mass grassroots democracy movement
  • Local organizing experience
  • Commitment to personal and organizational anti-oppression training and the ability to incorporate it into the work
  • A proven track record of consensus building
  • The ability to attend meetings and actively participate in working groups

Additional and equally important criteria include:

  • Ensuring a well-rounded executive committee which takes into account considerations of race, class, age, and gender, skills and geographic location