Ben Goodman, ’12 currently serves as Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives at Council for a Strong America, which mobilizes diverse leaders to support policies that prepare young people for active citizenship. Prior to this, Ben was a Senior Associate at Mission: Readiness – Military Leaders for Kids, a nonpartisan national security organization of over 500 retired admirals, generals, and other retired senior military leaders calling for smart investments in America’s children. He previously worked as a Staff Assistant for United States Rep. Michael Michaud in Maine’s Second Congressional District While at the University of Maine, Ben was on the Legislative Youth Advisory Council, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees, and held the position of National Council Chair of the College Democrats of America. Ben also co-hosted a weekday, political radio show called “Drive Time”.