Phil Blumel – President
A volunteer and contributor, Phil has worked with USTL since the early 1990s when, as a college student, he collected signatures to put term limits measures on ballots across the country. As campaign manager, Phil successfully led the 2002 effort to limit the terms of Palm Beach County Commissioners to eight years in office. That campaign collected more than 60,000 signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Voters approved the initiative with 70% of the vote.
Blumel earned his masters in economics from the University of South Florida. He lives in South Florida with his wife, Julie, and two kids, Johnny and Georgia. He is a certified financial planner with Raymond James working out of their downtown West Palm Beach office. Contact Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nick Tomboulides – Executive Director
Nick Tomboulides serves as Executive Director of U.S. Term Limits. Under his leadership, USTL launched the Term Limits Convention, a campaign to obtain a congressional term limits amendment via the state-directed convention. Nick also serves as a policy advisor with a national think tank and is on the board of directors for a local political caucus in Florida.
Nick is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in economics. He resides in Melbourne, FL with his family. Contact Nick at email@example.com
Scott Tillman – National Field Director
For more than a decade, Scott has worked outside the system to bring real reform to local and state government. With thirteen years of grassroots experience, Scott has a proven record of accomplishment identifying and training local leaders and supporting them to effect real change in government policy. Specializing in petition drives, Scott has successfully led and advised local and statewide activist organizations through the initiative and referendum process.
Scott has served as National Field Director for the Liberty Initiative Fund, a Regional Manager with the Illinois Policy Institute, and an Alliance Manager with the Sam Adams Alliance. Scott has directed petition and earned media campaigns in more than a dozen states. Scott resides in Kentwood, Michigan with his wife, Katie. Contact Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff Tillman – Deputy Field Director
Jeff Tillman has spent most of his career in the logistics field. He owned and managed a fleet of household movers specializing in servicing Lutheran congregations. More recently, Jeff has assisted with ballot initiative campaigns in several states. He serves as U.S. Term Limits' Deputy Field Director helping to manage ground team operations and securing U.S. Term Limit pledge signatures from candidates and representatives.
Jeff resides in west Michigan with Anne, his wife of 40 years. Contact Jeff at email@example.com.
Stacey Selleck – Digital Director
Stacey Selleck serves as Digital Director for USTL managing outreach and advocacy via social media and direct digital communications. A graduate of Rutgers University, Selleck started her career in print purchasing and marketing at KPMG in Manhattan. As a corporate trainer, she taught business applications, graphic design, and web development at Rutgers and the University of South Florida. Stacey spent several years as a national hospice software implementation specialist and co-wrote an electronic medical records clinical application.
As a consultant for various organizations, she served as a state Legislative Review Chair and a communications specialist for a grassroots firm that successfully worked to pass the Term Limits Article V memorial in Florida. Most recently, Selleck served as New Mexico State Director for the 2016 Gary Johnson Presidential campaign. She resides in St. Petersburg, Florida with her family. Contact Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bob Berry – Western Regional Director
Robert Berry is the author of two books on the state-initiated method of proposing amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Berry was an early advocate of what has become a national movement urging the states to use the power the founders gave them to reclaim usurped power from Washington and return it to the states and to the people. Mr. Berry writes articles on constitutional and economic matters and is a frequent guest on talk radio.
Bob lives in Colorado with his family. Contact Bob at email@example.com. Bob's region includes Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Hawaii.
Ken Quinn – Northern Regional Director
Ken Quinn became involved in grassroots activism in 2010 when he worked for a congressional and gubernatorial campaign in the state of Maine. He became very active in Maine politics where he was elected to a number of positions at the county level. Quinn joined the Article V effort in 2013, working with grassroots activists and legislators in the northeast advocating for the states to exercise their constitutional authority under Article V.
Ken lives with his family in Maine enjoying life in the Lakes Region. Contact Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org. Ken's region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Virginia.
Ken Clark - Southeast Regional Director
Ken Clark has been active in politics for more than 29 years, starting as a volunteer for Reagan’s re-election campaign in college. He has worked on numerous gubernatorial, senate, congressional, and presidential campaigns as well as ballot initiatives, and legislative lobbying. Ken has spent the last ten years motivating, recruiting and training volunteers in grassroots activism.
A former radio talk show host for more than five years on Grass Roots Radio Colorado, 560 KLZ, Clark worked as Colorado Field Director with FreedomWorks, Vice-Chair of a Denver County political party, Chair of First Committee of Correspondence Colorado (an Article V group founded by Professor Rob Natleson), and Co-chair of the Article V Project. Clark is a graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies and earned a Finance Degree from the University of Wyoming. He resides with his family in South Carolina. Contact Ken at email@example.com.
James Alvarado – Georgia State Director
James immigrated to the United States from Panama at the age of 7 and became a naturalized American citizen in 2011 when he was 18. While at college, he became active with the Campaign for Liberty and Young Americans for Liberty. In 2012, at nineteen years old, he was the youngest elected Vice Chairman of an Osceola County, Florida political party. Alvarado enlisted in the U.S. Army while still a junior in college.
After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida, he deployed overseas with the Florida National Guard in support of Operation Enduring Freedom-Horn of Africa. In 2017, he was deployed during Hurricane Irma. Contact James at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suzette Meyers – Arizona State Director
Suzette Meyers serves as the Arizona state director for U.S. Term Limits. Suzette’s passion for political strategy and grassroots activism was ignited after stepping through the doors of the Goldwater Institute more than a decade ago. Upon leaving the Goldwater Institute, Meyers moved to Utah, serving as the Lead Legislative Intern for the Utah Attorney General’s Office. While there, she was elected as Precinct Chair and State and County Delegate within a Salt Lake County political party. Her experience in Utah and Arizona politics gives her a unique insight into both states.
Meyers is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a degree in public administration. Currently enrolled in graduate studies at Grand Canyon University, Suzette lives in Mesa, Arizona with her family. Contact Suzette at email@example.com.
Donna Velasco, Deputy Digital Director
Donna Velasco serves as Deputy Digital Director for USTL. A graduate of Ramapo College with a degree in Business Administration and Management, Donna worked in marketing and communications at KPMG headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey for more than 10 years. There she coordinated many projects in print production and helped design advertising pieces for their branch offices nationwide. Among her other responsibilities while there, she managed purchasing of corporate training and marketing print materials. Velasco resides in northern NJ with her family. Contact Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin McCarthy, North Carolina State Director
Kevin McCarthy serves as the State Director of North Carolina for U.S. Term Limits. He comes from a background outside of traditional politics, but gained the experience of politicking during his career as an Internal Medicine physician and subsequently as a Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine physician. A former faculty member at the LSU Medical School, University of Miami Medical School, Kevin was also a senior staff physician at the National Institute of Health. He served on The Cancer Care committee and The Cancer Center. While an undergrad at Columbia University, McCarthy was president of his fraternity. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Kevin has volunteered for the First Tee, a youth development golfing program, and worked as an election official in North Carolina. He resides in the Raleigh area. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shanna Chamblee, Legislative Director
Shanna Chamblee serves as Legislative Director for U.S. Term Limits. She began her political endeavors as an activist in Alabama. Shanna has been the Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs for an Alabama political organization since 2014.
As a member of her county political Executive Committee, Shanna serves on the Outreach and Event Planning sub-Committee. In 2014, she became known as the Defender of Private Property Rights for her leadership role in a local petition initiative. Shanna has served as both a volunteer and as a paid staffer on many political campaigns, and serves as elected President of her local Community Center.
Shanna’s mission in life is to leave a Legacy of Liberty for her 11 children that she and her husband raise and home-educate at their homestead farm in beautiful rural Alabama. Contact Shanna at: email@example.com.
Janene Burton, Utah State Director
Janene Burton serves as the Utah State Director for Term Limits. Her service in politics started years ago, putting effort in many campaigns. She was elected as a state delegate for two terms, and county delegate for one term. She served as a precinct chair; and was elected to the State Central Committee in 2013 to the present.
Janene graduated from Utah State University where she earned both her bachelor’s and Master's Degree in Education. Janene has put many years of community service related to education and young adults. As a U.S. History teacher, she was a director over student tours to Washington D.C. Her students were able to learn first hand and attend U.S. Congressional hearings. She champions getting students registered to vote and interested in political service. Many of her students have gone on to become interns, county officers, delegates, and campaign workers.
Janene has four children and is a now a proud grandma. She resides with her husband, Paul in Sandy, Utah.
Gary Welch, Wyoming State Director
Gary was born in Bozeman, Montana and moved to Wyoming when he was two years old. He feels privileged to have been raised in a village that was settled by his great grandfathers where everyone had compassion and respect for their neighbors and understood the benefits of hard work.
Welch proudly served in the U.S. Army and National Guard for more than a decade. He believes Wyoming is a wonderful state and is excited to lead the effort to pass a term limits resolution through its legislature. Gary may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steve Isaksen, South Carolina State Director
An entrepreneur, Steve proudly served in the U.S. Air Force attaining the rank of Captain. After graduating with a B.A. in business from University of Kentucky, he studied in the M.B.A. program at Eastern Washington University. Steve has extensive knowledge of organizing teams of activists as a former state director for a grassroots political advocacy organization.
Isaksen resides with his wife in southeastern South Carolina. When not pushing for term limits, you can find him golfing, motorcycling, or playing guitar in his band. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Aaron Dukette, Kentucky State Director
Aaron Dukette formerly fought in the Article V movement in various leadership roles for another effort, including State Director. A New England native, he spent 13 years in Colorado along the Front Range before moving to Kentucky for a better life and to be closer to family.
Formerly an educator and administrator in the charter school movement, Aaron teaches courses in logic and ethics for Ashford University. He formerly served in various school administration roles including a two-year stint as Upper School Principal at Vanguard Classical School in Aurora, CO. Aaron enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, and walking Doe, his dachshund puppy, through downtown Richmond. Contact Aaron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael O'Dell, Maryland State Director
Michael has volunteered as a legislative liaison for an Article V Convention group for the past three years. His team was successful in getting resolution sponsors in both chambers in Annapolis.
O'Dell served in the Navy and worked with the Army for many years. After leaving the service, he became a supervisor with General Motors. He is currently employed by the Department of Defense in Maryland. Michael's passion is driven by his desire to create a better future for his grandchildren. He looks forward to having you volunteer to help get the USTL's term limits resolution passed in Maryland this legislative session. Contact him at email@example.com.
Nick McNulty, New Hampshire State Director
Nick, a recently retired veteran of the Army National Guard, Nick has spent time in Kosovo and Afghanistan during his military career. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and English and a Masters of Science in security studies with a cyber security concentration, both from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
A grassroots activist since the mid-2000s, McNulty has experience as a member of local political subcommittees and managing outreach efforts and awareness campaigns on issues relating to constitutional oversight and enumeration of powers. Nick’s civilian work centers around information security of enterprise systems and evangelizing for agile and modern public policies.
Nick resides with his wife and three children in southern New Hampshire where they enjoy the state’s natural beauty and playing hockey. Nick may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austin Sekel, Grassroots Director
Austin Sekel currently serves as our Grassroots Director and formerly served as our Communications Director. Austin is also a small business owner of a consulting firm, Bergen & Company, which specializes in marketing and business to customer solutions.
He resides in Palm Beach County, Florida with his dog and cat where he enjoys his idyllic life consisting mainly of eating his vegetables, reading and listening to good music. Austin can be reached at email@example.com.