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Nora Ranney named new Executive Director of National Priorities Project

Dennis Bidwell, Board Chair of National Priorities Project (NPP), is pleased to announce that Nora Ranney will become NPP’s new Executive Director, effective March 14, 2016. After a national search, Nora’s selection as the new leader of NPP was ratified ...

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