Former AHA Executive Director
Location: Washington, DC
Roy Speckhardt is the former executive director of the American Humanist Association where he actively promoted the humanist perspective on progressive political issues and was a frequent media commentator, having appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News, and NPR, among others. He previously served as deputy director of The Interfaith Alliance and worked for various other politically progressive nonprofits.
Now Development Director of VoteRiders, Speckhardt still gives talks to colleges and local groups on occasion and remains involved as a volunteer with the AHA Board. He also serves on the advisory board of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute and the Forest Stewardship Council Investments & Partnerships Leadership Council.
Speckhardt holds an M.B.A. from George Mason University and B.A. in sociology from Mary Washington College. He currently lives in Washington, DC. He is the author of Creating Change Through Humanism and Justice-Centered Humanism.
Honorarium terms are best negotiated on an individual basis. Roy Speckhardt does not usually stipulate this fee; however, compensation for travel is required.