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Melody Barnes

Executive Director of the UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy & Former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council

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 Melody Barnes Biography

Melody Barnes is executive director of the UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy and co-director for policy and public affairs for the Democracy Initiative, an interdisciplinary teaching, research, and engagement effort led by the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. She is the J. Wilson Newman Professor of Governance at the Miller Center and is also a distinguished fellow at the UVA School of Law. A co-founder of the domestic strategy firm MB2 Solutions LLC, Barnes has spent more than 25 years crafting public policy on a wide range of domestic issues.

During the administration of President Barack Obama, Barnes was assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. She was also executive vice president for policy at the Center for American Progress and chief counsel to the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her experience includes an appointment as director of legislative affairs for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and assistant counsel to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. Barnes began her career as an attorney with Shearman & Sterling in New York City.

Barnes earned her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with honors in history, and her JD from the University of Michigan. She serves on the boards of directors of several corporate, non-profit, and philanthropic organizations.

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  • Affordable Care Act: The Future of Health Care for Providers and Patients

  • Reforming Americas Education System

  • The Debt Crisis: The Tough Choices Ahead for America

  • U.S. Domestic Policy in a Global Economy

  • Today's Political Issues - Causes and Solutions

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Melody Barnes

Executive Director of the UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy & Former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council

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Melody Barnes Biography

Melody Barnes is executive director of the UVA Karsh Institute of Democracy and co-director for policy and public affairs for the Democracy Initiative, an interdisciplinary teaching, research, and engagement effort led by the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. She is the J. Wilson Newman Professor of Governance at the Miller Center and is also a distinguished fellow at the UVA School of Law. A co-founder of the domestic strategy firm MB2 Solutions LLC, Barnes has spent more than 25 years crafting public policy on a wide range of domestic issues.

During the administration of President Barack Obama, Barnes was assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. She was also executive vice president for policy at the Center for American Progress and chief counsel to the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Her experience includes an appointment as director of legislative affairs for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and assistant counsel to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. Barnes began her career as an attorney with Shearman & Sterling in New York City.

Barnes earned her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with honors in history, and her JD from the University of Michigan. She serves on the boards of directors of several corporate, non-profit, and philanthropic organizations.

Melody Barnes Videos

  • Domestic Policy Experts on COVID Recovery
    Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
  • Jepson Leadership Forum presents Melody Barnes
    The Jepson Leadership Forum presents Melody Barnes, former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, principal and co-founder ...
  • Melody Barnes introduces the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions
    Find our more about the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions: www.aspeninstitute.org

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Melody Barnes Speaking Topics

  • Affordable Care Act: The Future of Health Care for Providers and Patients

  • Reforming Americas Education System

  • The Debt Crisis: The Tough Choices Ahead for America

  • U.S. Domestic Policy in a Global Economy

  • Today's Political Issues - Causes and Solutions

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  • How to book Melody Barnes?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melody Barnes for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melody Barnes, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melody Barnes or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melody Barnes?

    Booking fees for Melody Barnes, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melody Barnes, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melody Barnes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melody Barnes for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melody Barnes for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melody Barnes or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melody Barnes or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Melody Barnes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Affordable Care Act: The Future of Health Care for Providers and Patients, Reforming Americas Education System, The Debt Crisis: The Tough Choices Ahead for America, U.S. Domestic Policy in a Global Economy and Today's Political Issues - Causes and Solutions. The estimated speaking fee range to book Melody Barnes for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Melody Barnes generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard Florida, Valerie B. Jarrett, Andrea Mitchell, Mickey Edwards and Arne Duncan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melody Barnes for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Melody Barnes Speaker Videos

  • Domestic Policy Experts on COVID Recovery
    Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
    Jepson Leadership Forum presents Melody Barnes
    The Jepson Leadership Forum presents Melody Barnes, former director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, principal and co-founder ...
  • Melody Barnes introduces the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions
    Find our more about the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions: www.aspeninstitute.org
    Melody Barnes: America Must Fall in Love with Leadership
  • Perspective from the White House: An Interview with Melody Barnes

Melody Barnes Speaking Topics

  • Affordable Care Act: The Future of Health Care for Providers and Patients

  • Reforming Americas Education System

  • The Debt Crisis: The Tough Choices Ahead for America

  • U.S. Domestic Policy in a Global Economy

  • Today's Political Issues - Causes and Solutions

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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