Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Sep - Wed 13 Sep, 2000
(Session 382)

no photo available Alison Byrne Fields (Faculty)

Biography:
Alison Byrne Fields is the creative director and chief strategist for Rock the Vote, a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and helping young people to realize and utilize their ability to create change in the civic and political lives of their community. Ms. Byrne Fields formerly worked as program director for the Rock the Vote Every Day campaign. She was responsible for the coordination of all aspects of television, radio, print, and community forum initiative. Ms. Byrne Fields is a member of the Board of Directors for the Youth Vote 2000 Coalition, a nonpartisan alliance of organizations that encourages civic participation and promotes a better understanding of public policy issues among young people. She is also a member of the Voter Outreach Advisory Committee for California Secretary of State Bill Jones. Prior to her work with Rock the Vote, Ms. Byrne Fields was the associate director of the Institute for Public Media Arts in Durham, North Carolina. She received a B.A. in education and video production from Hampshire College, Massachusetts.