National Consumers League

National Consumers League names Doe, Kim to Board of Directors

January 6, 2011

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Washington, DC—The National Consumers League has named Hilary Doe, National Director of the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network, and Dr. Jinhee Kim, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, to its Board of Directors for the 2011 term.

“Hilary and Jinhee are uniquely qualified to serve on NCL’s Board of Directors and will bring a wealth of experiences to the positions,” said NCL Executive Director Sally Greenberg. “Our esteemed Board represents the interests of consumers and workers, committed to the mission of consumer advocacy that our founders began more than 100 years ago. We welcome Hilary and Jinhee and look forward to working with them.”

NCL, the nation’s oldest consumer organization, is a private, nonprofit membership organization governed by a board of directors with diverse experience in consumer protection and advocacy, law, business, labor, and public affairs. Headquartered in Washington DC, NCL has affiliated members from every state and collaborates with an extensive nationwide consumer action network.

Hilary Doe serves at the Roosevelt Institute, a grassroots, youth-run think tank fostering the next generation of progressive, American leaders. Prior to joining the Roosevelt Institute, Doe worked at the Anderson Economic Group and held positions with the Brookings Institution and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. Doe’s background is in non-profit management and public finance. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Jinhee Kim teaches Personal and Family Finance at UMD, College Park, where she has conducted significant research in financial stress, health, and employee work outcome behaviors, as well as credit counseling and the debt and food resource management of low income families. Before joining the UMD faculty, Kim served as Director of Research for the National Institute for Personal Finance Employee Education at Virginia Tech and Leader of the Maryland Saves Coalition. Dr. Kim holds a Ph.D in Family Resource Management from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

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About the National Consumers League

The National Consumers League, founded in 1899, is America's pioneer consumer organization. Our mission is to protect and promote social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and abroad. For more information, visit