n 2007, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation experienced significant growth and change.In January, Allegra Hewell joined as office manager and is now working as events assistant, coor-dinating all of Atlas’s trademark events. In June, Atlas’s staff grew again with Whitney Garrisoncoming on as a development associate, and former Atlas intern Niki Straub returning to becomeassistant to the president. Rebecca Waskey, who joined Atlas in October 2006 as assistant to thepresident, is now Atlas’s communications associate, coordinating and editing Atlas’s publicationsand features on Atlas’s Web site. In August, Atlas bid farewell to its long-time director of publicaffairs, Elena Ziebarth, and in November, Atlas added Eva Andraskova as its new office manager. Atlas also hosted three interns this year, including our current intern, Anca Bogdana Rusu, fromRomania.Throughout this growth and change Atlas remains comitted to its mission, “To discover, developand support ‘intellectual entrepreneurs’ worldwide who can advance the Atlas vision of a society of free and responsible individuals.”
he Atlas family grew in June withthe birth of Morgan Juliet Lips, thefirst child of Atlas executive vice presi-dent, Brad Lips and his wife, Cindy.(See related story on page 19.) Morganis pictured here wearing a bib sent by Atlas supporters, Ali and MarshallStocker. As you can see, she is not yetenthusiastic about the free-marketcause. Brad promises to work on this inthe months and years ahead.
Atlas Network Growth
tlas is now working with 290 think tanks in 80 countries, up from 250 in 65 countries just threeyears ago. We expect this growth to continue, as Atlas’s pipeline of new “intellectual entrepre-neurs” – participating in Atlas training programs and consulting with us about their plans for newprojects to advance liberty – is as large and diverse as ever.
The Atlas Economic Research Foundation workswith think tanks and individuals around the worldto advance a vision of a society of free and responsi-ble individuals, based upon private property rights,limited government under the rule of law and themarket order. Atlas is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organi-zation that is supported solely by donations fromindividuals, foundations and corporations.
Board of Directors William Sumner (Chairman)Dan Grossman (Chairman-Elect)John BlundellTim Browne Alejandro Garza Lagüera Abby MoffatGeorge Pearson Andrea Millen RichRené ScullLinda WhetstoneHon. Curtin WinsorStaff
Alejandro A. Chafuen
President & CEO
Leonard P. Liggio
Executive Vice President of Academics
Bradley A. Lips
Executive Vice President & COO
Vice President of Institute Relations
Coalition Relations Associate
Director of Coalition Relations
Donor Relations Associate
Associate Director of Programs
Associate Director of Donor Relations
Assistant to the President & CEO
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