Chair of Public Banking Institute

Director of Pennsylvania Public Bank Project

Media strategist and consultant, writer, producer, and voice talent. Founder and CEO of the Alliance for Public Broadcasting, Inc.

Produces and co-hosts "It's Our Money with Ellen Brown". He holds a BA in Philosophy and Geography and serves national and global clients in his voice-over career.


American author, attorney, public speaker and advocate of alternative medicine and financial reform, most prominently public banking. Brown is the founder and president of the Public Banking Institute, a nonpartisan think tank devoted to the creation of publicly run banks. She is the author of twelve books, including Web of Debt and The Public Banking Solution. She has appeared on cable and network television, radio, and internet podcasts, including a discussion on Fox Business Network concerning student loan debt with the Cato Institute's Neil McCluskey. Brown can be heard on her podcast It's Our Money.podbean.com

GWENDOLYN HALLSMITH- Founder and executive director of Global Community Initiatives with offices in Montpelier and Johannesburg, South Africa. Author of two books and three workbooks. Her newest books with Bernard Lietaer are "Creating Wealth; Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies" and "Community Currency" both translated into 15 languages all over the world. She has over 25 years experience working with municipal, regional, and state government in the US and internationally. She has a Master's degree in Public Policy from Brown Univ. and studied theology at the Andover Newton Theological School. She lives in Montpelier with her husband Michael Taub and the two write songs about the economy for their small musical group "The New Economistas". 


    Where's the Money?

May 7th, 2017 

Dr. Thomas Keidel

Dr. Valerie Fraser

Mrs. Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Mr. Gerhard Weissbach

       NH State Representative Valerie A. Fraser

Clerk of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee

     A strong advocate for a public banking solution

MIKE KRAUSS-A former officer if county and state government, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Republican State Committee and and advisor to regional and national political and public policy organizations. His public service has focused on energy and water conservation, rural housing rehabilitation and historic preservation. His by-line has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer and regularly in the Bucks County Courier Times. Mike is a lay minister in the Episcopal Church.