Ellen Flenniken

Managing Director, Development

Ellen Flenniken manages the Drug Policy Alliance’s development and donor engagement efforts. 

Before joining DPA, Ellen worked extensively as a political campaign manager and fundraiser. She served as finance director for Oregon’s successful campaign to regulate, legalize and tax marijuana, campaign manager for Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), finance director for Kate Brown’s winning campaign for Oregon Secretary of State, and deputy finance director at Oregon United for Marriage. Ellen received her B.A. in political science and Mandarin Chinese from Middlebury College.

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