Alex Cornell du Houx, Co-Founder and President

Alex Cornell du Houx was elected to the Maine House of Representatives and quickly became one of its most active members. Sponsoring and co-sponsoring 155 bills his first term, and 136 his second term. In total sponsoring 14 successful pieces of legislation and co-sponsoring 98 successful bills. Cornell du Houx won the Reed Award for the best public affairs campaign in 2011 for co-founding and running Operation Free, a coalition of veterans working on energy and climate security. He participated and led State Department delegations to Southeast Asia, is a Kentucky Colonel, a board member and senior advisor to the Veterans Campaign, the Solon Center for Research and Publishing, Partner with the Truman National Security Project, and founded the Maine New Leaders Council. 

Cornell du Houx is an instructor at the Veterans Campaign and the University of San Francisco for their Masters in Public Leadership. He is a certified trainer with the New Leaders Council, the Truman Project, and a leadership coach with ChoiceCenter Leadership University. He served in the Marine Corps infantry and has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Cornell du Houx is currently a Public Affairs Officer with the Navy Reserve.