Philip Blumel – President
A volunteer and contributor, Philip 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 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 Philip 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 Florida 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 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 Florida with her family. Contact Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna Velasco - Deputy Digital Director
Donna Velasco serves as Deputy Digital Director for U.S. Term Limits. 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. Donna resides in northern New Jersey with her family. Contact Donna at email@example.com.
Austin Sekel - Grassroots Director
Austin Sekel currently serves as the Grassroots Director here at U.S. Term Limits and formerly served as our Communications Director. Along with serving at USTL, he is also a small business owner and has served on various non-profit boards.
Austin resides in South Florida with his dog and cat where he enjoys his idyllic life consisting mainly of eating his vegetables, reading and listening to good music. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Ken's region includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Ohio.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ron Hooper - Western Regional Director
Ron has extensive experience building venture backed technology companies and serving on Boards of Directors. As the founder and co-founder of both domestic and international companies, Ron understands the significance of strategic vision and executive leadership. He has also demonstrated effective consultative business development most recently as a member of Cisco Systems’s Business Transformation Architecture Group consulting practice.
He has been responsible for creating the business plan, go to market strategy and investor funding of several technology companies including Biztel/Dialnet, Avirnex Communications Group and Litescape Technologies.
Ron Hooper is a graduate of Baptist University, an active speaker and panelist for various technology events including VoiceCon (Enterprise Connect), Cisco Partner Summit, Network Interop, IPComm and others. He is active with children’s causes including alumni vice-chairman and director of Marin Advocates for Children - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC).
Ron resides in Arizona will his family. Contact Ron at email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aaron Dukette - Kentucky and West Virginia 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 settling in London, Kentucky for a better life and to be closer to family.
Formerly an educator and administrator in the charter school movement, Aaron also taught 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 spending time with his dog "Doe." Contact Aaron at email@example.com.
Les Chamblee - Pledge Team
Les is an Alabama native who spent his formative years being raised in Louisiana. He has a background in sales, ran a successful family business, and worked as a real estate agent. Les and his wife, Shanna (USTL's Legislative Director), raise and home-educate their eleven children at their homestead farm in Alabama and on the road as they travel for the important mission of restoring a citizen legislature. Contact Les at Les@termlimits.com
Jim Olivi - Arizona State Director
Mr. Olivi was a computer programmer and networking engineer for most of his career. He worked on computers from mainframes to personal computers and networking, including the Internet. He holds a Masters degree from DePaul University, Chicago and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois. He taught for DePaul University and Elmhurst college in Illinois.
Mr. Olivi owned and operated The Olive Tap, a gourmet food store in Downers Grove, Illinois. He was active in the community as a member of the Downers Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and served on the board of directors of the Downtown Downers Grove Management Association. He was also on the board of directors of the Indian Boundary YMCA in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Mr Olivi has volunteered for many organization including the American Red Cross, the Civil Air Patrol and the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). He was elected Finance Officer of Airbase Arizona CAF in 2019. Jim resides in Arizona with his wife. Contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donald Bonnell - Arizona Legislative Director
Donald R. Bonnell has been a real estate professional for most of his life. Don has held positions as operating officers and owner of the largest real estate operations in the nation, including Coldwell Banker Success (Arizona), Jon Douglas Company (Northern California), CEO of the Nation’s third largest Home Inspection Company (InspecTech Inc) and Area President of the Nation’s largest Executive Suites Company (HQ Global).
After 14 years as owner, Don Bonnell has sold his interest in Realty Executives Northern Arizona to Realty Executives International on December 31, 2018. Don is now looking forward to the next chapter in his life and new challenges. He currently resides in Prescott, AZ. Contact Don at email@example.com.
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 Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ian Phillips - Utah State Director
Ian is a former officer in the Air Force where he flew F-16s and F-117s, accumulating more than 900 combat hours in Iraq, Afghanistan, Serbia and Korea. Ian’s commitment to term limits solidified while assigned to the Pentagon, where he worked regularly with congressional delegations on the budget. He was also a Presidential Advance Agent, working with White House staff, press corps and campaign staff to facilitate political events domestically and internationally.
Phillips earned a degree in economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Now retired from the military, he is currently an adjunct professor at Weber State University as well as an airline pilot. Ian resides in Utah where he devotes his free time to his two sons and civic activism. Contact Ian at email@example.com.
Jim Olson - Georgia State Director
Jim Olson has been involved with Article V grassroots at local levels for decades. Now semi-retired, he devotes more efforts to the vital mission of USTL.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Jim later worked over a decade in electronics manufacturing, test, repair, and customer support. Over the last two decades, he worked as a telecommunications technician.
Jim resides in northeast Georgia in the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains near the Appalachian Trail. Contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bernie Iliff - Virginia State Director
Bernie pursued a career in the Hospitality Industry. In those early years he worked for the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge Division and developed the first inward WATS reservation system injunction with AT&T. He joined Rockresorts Inc., the resort management company developed by Laurence S Rockefeller, in 1969 and remained with that company until 1989. He ended his tenure with Rockresorts as Vice President, Operations & Planning.
After management positions with The Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY and the Polo Club of Boca Raton, he joined the Navy Exchange Service Command in 1994 as Director of the Navy Lodge Program. In 1999 he was awarded the Navy Exchange Distinguished Service Award. He also established the Bernard F Iliff Endowment for Undergraduate Research Fund at the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY.
Bernie resides in Virginia with his best friend and the love of his life, Wanda B. Iliff. Contact Bernie at email@example.com.