ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

  • Michael B Poliakoff

  • Nicholas Barden

  • Rushad Thomas

  • Alexis Zhang

  • Danielle Jack

  • Dominique Ornelas

  • Anne D Neal

  • Nicholas Barden, Administrative Director

    Mr. Barden works closely with the Vice President of Operations to manage planning, organization, and implementation of ACTA's administrative systems. He received a B.A. in Classical Liberal Arts from Patrick Henry College in 2014 and completed academic residency at the John Jay Institute in May 2016. Prior to joining ACTA, he worked as a college admissions counselor and as education coordinator for a political nonprofit. He enjoys skiing, indie music, and teaching civics to high school students.