Nancy Talanian is NMG's Director. Nancy has more than 25 years of grassroots organizing experience. Before founding and leading the organization, she founded, directed, and grew the national Bill of Rights Defense Committee from a local volunteer coalition to a national organization with a staff of five, hundreds of volunteer affiliates, and thousands of subscribers. BORDC earned national recognition through the passage of more than 400 local government resolutions and eight statewide resolutions upholding the constitutional rights of more than 85 million U.S. residents. She created its websites and many publications and articles to support the work, and gave speeches and more than 100 press interviews, including for the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Fox News, The Progressive, The Nation, Air America, Pacifica, and National Public Radio.