Meet some of the dedicated leaders working to bring National Popular Vote to Florida.
Kathleen Ridder Crampton
Kathleen Ridder Crampton is the Chair of Floridians for National Popular Vote. Along with the other members of the Senior Core Team, she oversees the activities of this growing organization in Florida. As one of its founding members, she has been involved both on the state and national movement to elect the President of the United States by popular Vote.
Kathleen had a career as a senior executive with experience across the Health Care sector including health insurance, hospital management, health care consulting, and early stage companies funded by venture capital. Most recently, she worked for Centene Corporation and for United Healthcare of Florida, Inc, Community Plan.
Kathleen also sits on a number of boards in information systems, health care, and financial sectors. A graduate of Boston University with a BA in American History, Kathleen holds an MPH in Public Health from Harvard University, and a MBA in Finance from George Washington University. She is a Certified Financial Planner/CFP.
Deb believes the NPVIC is the best way to ensure every vote counts in electing the president and vice-president. Since 2017 she has been an advocate, Subject Matter Expert and founding member of Floridians for NPV.
Deb’s role includes building coalitions, marketing and legislative advocacy.
Since 2001, Deb has been known as CoachMaz, guiding small businesses in their sales and marketing strategy and execution.
Ingrid Johnson is an accomplished business and community leader with 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
She believes that the current electoral system fails the populace by discarding, in some cases, the majority of votes cast, and in most cases, a too large portion of votes. Her advocacy for the cause stems from her conviction that every voice must count when electing public officials. She is a member of the League of Women Voters, and she serves as the liaison between Floridians for NPV and grass-roots organizers within the League of Women Voters and other supporting organizations.
During her twelve years in Louisville, Kentucky, Ingrid served on a number of non-profit boards. Among them was the World Affairs Council of Kentucky/Southern Indiana where she served as board chair; and the Muhammad Ali Center, where her skills came in handy on the Executive Committee and as Development Committee chair. After moving to Florida, she joined the board of the Center for Creative Education where she sits on the Development Committee.
She is an alumna of Georgetown University, where she studied the Humanities.
Kim assists on the Communications & Website Committees of “Floridians for the National Popular Vote”. The position serves as the web administrator for the organization’s website and is responsible for maintaining monthly communications with the organization’s database. The position supports the Marketing Committee in all marketing, public relations and communications activities and projects for the organization.
Ms. Lansing is a member of the League of Women’s Voters since 2018. She became interested in the League and the National Popular Vote after hearing a presentation on the topic. In the past, she served as the Communications Coordinator for Palm Healthcare Foundation. In this capacity Ms. Lansing supported the communications, community outreach, fundraising, grant making and social change campaign objectives of the foundation. She also served as the web administrator for Palm Healthcare Foundation and Hearing the Ovarian Cancer websites and was responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s online and social media presence.
Ms. Lansing is a graduate of Marymount University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University.
Leslie who is now retired, had a career spanning 38+ years working in advanced and production manufacturing engineering. Responsibilities include tooling and test equipment development, process planning and troubleshooting, cost analysis, project planning, estimating, program acquisition and management. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in Ceramic Engineering (high temperature inorganic materials) and an MBA.
Leslie became interested in NPV when it was introduced at a Florida League of Women Voters state convention. She believes that NPV is the future. The challenge however would be dependent on educating voters about the US constitution and its relationship to the Electoral College. In order to comprehend how NPV will work voters need the clear and accurate facts.
Leslie has worked with the League of Women Voters since 2013 as Treasurer for the Orange County Chapter. Currently she serves as Chair of the Finance and Budget committees and is an active member of the Government Committee. In addition her enthusiasm for the project Leslie offers her skills to FFNPV for event planning, data analysis, finance, budgeting and problem solving.
Graduated from the State University of New York at Alfred with a bachelor’s degree in Ceramic Engineering (high temperature inorganic materials) and then earned a graduate MBA from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Melbourne, Fl., in 1983.
Cynthia Archbold supports National Popular Vote because it is the Constitutional way to make every vote equal no matter where people live.
Cynthia is a founding member, writer and public speaker for the NPV Communications team, and chair of the National Popular Vote Committee for the League of Women Voters Palm Beach County.
She is a former award-winning broadcast television news reporter/anchor and college administrator and instructor. She honed her writing skills earning her Master’s degree at the University of Virginia, and working for Conde Nast, and reporting for television markets across the country. She was director of Development and Public affairs at New World School of the Arts in Miami, a nationally award-winning arts conservatory partnered with the University of Florida and Miami-Dade College and Miami Dade Public Schools, where she helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the scholarship endowment.