Amplifier's mission is to employ emerging ideas, media, design, and aesthetic strategies to alter the terms of political debate, influence public policy, reconceive theoretical frameworks, promote proven tools and methods to improve local and global governance, and advance systemic reform and formation of new institutions.

Amplifier Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 2013.  Its mission is to employ emerging ideas, media, design, and aesthetic strategies to alter the terms of political debate, influence public policy, reconceive theoretical frameworks, promote proven tools and methods to improve local and global governance, and advance systemic reform and formation of new institutions. It produces events, public forums, white papers, media, reporting, and architecture and design projects, and participates in political and community advocacy to accomplish these goals.

FLINT PUBLIC ART PROJECT: SKART in Flint. Photo by Stephen Zacks

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Stephen Zacks

Vice President
James Andrews

Treasurer
William Rockwell

Secretary
Alfonso Ramos

Board Member
Tunde Onikoyi

ADVISOR
Raphaele Shirley

EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS
Ashlee Arder
Phillip Barnhart
Sandra Branch
Marijoyce Lynn Hughes-Campbell
Jerome Chou
Susannah Drake
Deborah Gans
Benjamin Gaydos
Thomas Kladis
Wendy Johnson
Dave Johnson
Kyong Park
Catie Newell
Andrew Perkins
James Rojas
Jay Rowland
Joseph Schipani
Ariel Sammone