2020-2021 SPEAKERS


Date:            Tuesday October 13, 2020 

Speaker:     David Levine

Topic:          "The vulnerabilities of elections in the U.S. and abroad"

David Levine , is the Elections Integrity Fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy. David previously served in a range of positions administering and observing elections, and advocating for election reform. As the Ada County, Idaho Elections Director, he managed the administration of all federal, state county and local district elections in Boise and its environs.

As Election Management Advisor for the Washington, DC Board of Elections, he supported the Executive Director and the Board in highly complex matters relating to elections operations, data management, voter registration and outreach, and advised others concerning legislation, statutes and regulations impacting election programs. He also served as the Deputy Director of Elections for the City of Richmond, Virginia.

Before he actually administered elections, David worked with advocacy groups to improve the election process. He has also observed elections overseas in a number of countries for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Haverford College and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University.


Date:            Monday September 14, 2020 

Speaker:     Ingrid Rabe

Topic:          "Global Health Issues and Covid-19."

Dr. Ingrid Rabe serves as a Consulting Medical Epidemiologist for the World Health Organization. Her responsibilities include leading pilot sentinel surveillance for arboviruses in several African and Asian countries, and for co-development of the WHO Arbovirus Strategic Plan.

Previously she was a Medical Epidemiologist for the U.S. Centers for Decease Control and Prevention. She continues to serve as an external examiner in the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Dr. Rabe holds medical degrees from Pretoria University and the University of the Witwatersand.