Christopher Cotner is the Director of Special Projects at Water4 working to provide clean water to at-risk, impoverished areas and to create local employment opportunities through inexpensive pumps and drilling methods.
Kate Galbraith covers energy and environmental issues for The Texas Tribune.
Dr. Rick Halperin is Director of the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program and three term Chairman of the Board for Amnesty International USA.
Keith Maitland is the Director and Producer of the Emmy-nominated THE EYES OF ME, which was broadcast on PBS's Independent Lens.
Alison Ellwood is an Emmy award-winning and multitalented filmmaker and is currently directing a documentary about famed classic American band, the EAGLES.
Paul Lazarus is currently directing and producing a feature documentary SLINGSHOT about inventor Dean Kamen's work to alleviate the world's safe water crisis.
Courtney Spence is the Founder & Executive Director of Students of the World, an innovative media company that has partnered more than 300 college students with 45 organizations in 30 countries.
Derek Watson is an award-winning director and recently completed the documentary THIS IS NORMAL on the world's water crisis for Water4.
James Faust is the Artistic Director of the Dallas Film Society and award winning filmmaker.
Corinne Brinkerhoff is an Emmy-nominated writer and producer currently working on CBS's ELEMENTARY.
Steve Dollar has covered film and popular culture for daily newspapers in many large American cities and contributed to a variety of websites and magazines.
Ken Topolsky is an Emmy-nominated producer and is currently producing the new TNT series DALLAS.
Judith Vecchione works at WGBH Boston, where she is executive producer for MEDAL QUEST: AMERICAN ATHLETES and THE PARALYMPIC GAMES.
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