Harper Jean Tobin (she/her/hers)
As Director of Policy, Harper Jean leads NCTE's advocacy with Congress and federal agencies and oversees NCTE's state policy work. From 2014-2019, she served on the Board of HIPS, an organization that promotes rights, health and safety for those involved in sex work, sex trade, or drug use in the DC area. Harper Jean previously worked at the Federal Rights Project of the National Senior Citizens Law Center (now Justice in Aging). A Kentucky native, she received degrees in law and social work from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and attended Oberlin College.