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- Atheists Advocate Separation of Church and State at DNC
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- American Atheists Announces 50th Anniversary Logo Design Contest
- American Atheists Announces Harassment Policy for Conventions and Conferences
- American Atheists Jubilant Over Latest Religion Report
- American Atheists Removes Religious Billboards from Charlotte
- Former Pastor Now American Atheists Public Relations Director
- Former Pastor Teresa MacBain New Public Relations Director
- ITALIAN JUDGE LUIGI TOSTI ACQUITTED!
- American Atheists to Protest Bradford County, FL Decalogue on May 19
Supporting Civil Rights for Atheists and the Separation of Church and State
Mr. Silverman is President of American Atheists and was the Creator and Executive Producer of the Reason Rally. He attended Brandeis University, where he completed his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science while honing his debating skills with theists in numerous informal debates. Dave served as a professional inventor at Bell Labs for 8 years (74 issued patents) and a Marketing Director for Natural Microsystems.
He has been an atheist since he was 6-years-old. Dave became an activist in 1996 and soon became New Jersey State Director. He also founded the Alliance of Lucent and AT&T Atheists and Secularists, the first employee club of its kind. He was tapped to be the National Spokesperson in 2004, and then was named Vice President in 2008. The Board of Directors elected Dave as President in September of 2010.
Mr. Silverman has appeared on most major news programs including The O'Reilly Factor (spawning the famous "WTF meme-face"), Scarborough Country, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, CNN's Paula Zahn NOW, Nick News, Hannity and Colmes, FOX and Friends, NPR's All Things Considered, and many more. David hosts the Atheist Viewpoint TV show with co-host Dennis Horvitz.
Dave can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X5.
|Amanda Knief is a public policy and constitutional expert on religious freedom and civil liberties. Amanda has a JD from Drake University Law School and a BS in journalism and science communication from Iowa State University. She has previously worked as a legal counsel and legislative drafter for the Iowa Legislature and the lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America.
Amanda Knief is the Managing Director and In-House Counsel for American Atheists. She coordinates with staff and volunteers to handle logistics, policy issues, and the president's schedule. Amanda also acts as American Atheists' human resources manager.
Amanda can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X9.
Nick Fish is a civil rights and civil liberties activist with extensive fundraising experience with many of the nation's most prominent political organizations and progressive non-profits. A native of Michigan, Nick studied political science at Albion College before working in Raleigh, North Carolina to register more than 5,000 new voters and knock on 25,000 doors in the two months leading up to the 2008 election. Since then, Nick has worked in donor outreach, marketing, and fundraising, most recently as the Development Manager for the Secular Coalition for America.
As Development Director, Nick oversees member relations, fundraising campaigns, and the continued growth of the organization. In addition, Nick works with the American Atheists staff to develop messaging and outreach strategies, particularly in the arena of politics and policy.
Nick can be reached via email or at (908) 276-7300 X8.
Public Relations Director
Dave Muscato is a writer, activist, and public speaker. A former Christian praise & worship musician, he has been active in the atheism movement since 2009, and with American Atheists since 2013.
As Public Relations Director of American Atheists, Muscato manages American Atheists' online social networking presence, works directly with media outlets, promotes American Atheists in as many venues as possible, updates the blog portion of the American Atheists' web page, issues press releases to the media and general public, and works directly with the administrative team at American Atheists to project its vision and mission.
Mr. Muscato's projects have appeared in Rolling Stone, People, Time, The New York Times, SPIN, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard Magazine, and on MTV News, NPR, MSNBC, Kevin & Bean/KROQ in LA, and Howard Stern. Originally from Missouri and an avid traveler, he has been to more than 130 cities in 6 countries. He also enjoys playing bass guitar.
Dave can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X7.
Director of Operations / Director, Atheist Viewpoint
Todd has been with American Atheists since 2009. Prior to American Atheists he worked as Office Manager for the Chatham, Park Imperial and Time Warner South Tower Condominiums with Related Management in New York, as well as Marketing Director for the Columbia University Bookstore. Todd holds an MFA in Theatre from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and also has over 20 years of professional experience as a freelance Director and Actor. When he is not at his desk or behind a camera at American Atheists he keeps busy directing and performing in theatre productions across New Jersey.
Todd can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X2.
|Dennis can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X0.|
|Pam can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X4.|
|Laurie can be reached via email or (908) 276-7300 X3.|