Ted Thompson Decided on as Parkinson’s Motion Community CEO

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(WASHINGTON, August 22, 2014) – Ronald H. Galowich, chair, and the Parkinson’s Motion Community (PAN) Board of Administrators announce that Ted Thompson has been decided on as its subsequent leader govt officer. He’ll get started on September 8, 2014.

Ted brings with him greater than two decades of enjoy in public coverage and govt family members. Maximum lately he used to be the vice chairman of federal govt family members for the Nationwide A couple of Sclerosis (MS) Society. Previous to that, he used to be the senior vice chairman of public coverage and challenge development on the Minnesota bankruptcy of the Nationwide MS Society. He additionally served as legislative suggest and director of federal regulation for the Minnesota Scientific Affiliation, specializing in well being care reform, information privateness, and clinical legal responsibility problems.

Ted additionally has a powerful fundraising and construction background via his a number of board positions. Lately, he serves as vice chairman of the A couple of Sclerosis Coalition and is at the board of the American Mind Coalition the place he’s additionally chairing the Business Interplay Process Drive. He prior to now served as vice chairman of state tasks for the Coalition for the Development of Scientific Analysis and at the forums of Sources for Kid Being concerned, Prevent the Silence, and the Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

“Ted brings with him a wealth of enjoy that makes him a very good selection for PAN’s CEO,” stated Galowich. “Because the well being coverage panorama continues to conform, PAN and the Parkinson’s group want an efficient chief who will proceed to be sure that the Parkinson’s voice is a part of debates going down in Washington, DC. The PAN Board is assured that Ted is the individual to do exactly that.”

Prior to his paintings in nonprofit coverage, Ted labored on Capitol Hill for 9 years. He served as leader of group of workers to Rep. Invoice Luther (D-MN), and deputy district director for Rep. Gerry Sikorski (D-MN). He additionally ran for the state senate in Minnesota and whilst unsuccessful, the enjoy provides him every other perspective in serving to to form coverage.

Ted has a legislation stage from William Mitchell School of Regulation in St. Paul, Minn., and a bachelor’s stage in trade management and political science from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. He and his spouse have a daughter and two sons.