Ben Ptashnik directs national campaign efforts for the National Election Defense Coalition. He is a two-term Vermont State Senator and 45-year activist and organizer working in the antiwar, civil rights, environmental, sustainable development, and organic food and cooperatives movements. He is a cofounder of the Justice Action Mobilization Network.
Victoria Collier is Communications Director for the National Election Defense Coalition and Chair of Communications for the Justice Action Mobilization Network, working at the intersection of climate, social and democractic justice. She lives and works on an organic farm, off the grid.