As we approach CommonSense American’s (CSA’s) fifth anniversary, our more than 60,000 members can be genuinely proud of the impact we’ve already had. To deepen and scale CSA’s impact, we’re creating new member leader positions. Ultimately, we aim to have six Regional and 50 State Ambassadors who will come from the ranks of CSA members. We will start with Ambassadors for each of six regions of the country. We aim to have a mix of party affiliations among our Ambassadors that reflects the nation and its regions and states.
CommonSense American Ambassadors’ work is divided into two major categories:
- Engaging Congress—They will help extend and deepen our impact in Congress. Working closely with CSA staff, they will help schedule and conduct congressional briefings on our issue brief results. In fact, Ambassadors will lead CSA congressional briefings in many cases.
- Engaging Members—Ambassadors will help grow the number of members and deepen member engagement, including by involving them in congressional briefings.
These positions are part-time and highly flexible in terms of scheduling. Ambassadors are expected to average about 10 hours per week, but the actual amount in any given week can adjust significantly according to the work and other demands on Ambassadors’ schedules. Regional Ambassador’s will receive a $1,000 per month stipend. State Ambassadors will be a completely voluntary role.