John Bowman | Executive Vice President, U.S. Programs Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has appointed John Bowman as Executive Vice President, U.S. Programs to lead the organization’s advocacy efforts at the federal, state, and local levels. Bowman brings more than 20 years of policy advocacy and coalition building experience and a passionate commitment to protecting children and saving lives from tobacco use, as well as advancing health equity and social justice. Bowman most recently served as Managing Director of Government Affairs for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and led their federal and state government affairs teams. He previously worked at the American Association for Justice, Obama for America and as Chief of Staff for U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida. He has also worked for the Atlanta City Council and former Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles. Bowman received his J.D. from Florida State University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is the leading advocacy organization working to reduce tobacco use and its deadly consequences in the United States and around the world. Through strategic communications and policy advocacy campaigns, Tobacco-Free Kids works to change public attitudes about tobacco and advance policies that reduce tobacco use and save the most lives. In addition, our Global Health Advocacy Incubator builds on the successes and lessons learned in the fight against tobacco to support advocates working to tackle other critical public health challenges across the globe. Read the full press release here. Tim McFeeley led this search with Sharon Hansen and Maya Menon.