Since 1993, Danielle Brian has been the Executive Director of the Project On Government Oversight (POGO), a nonprofit government watchdog organization. She frequently testifies before Congress, and often appears in major national media. Brian serves on the board of Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Center for Legal Empowerment, Accountability, and Reform (CLEAR). In 2006, she was inducted into the Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame; and in 2008, Ethisphere magazine ranked her among the top 100 most influential people in business ethics. Ms. Brian earned her Master's degree in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in 1990, and her Bachelor's degree in Government from Smith College in 1985.