Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and the Cobden Fellow in International Economics at the Institute for Policy. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Florida State University and a law degree from Stanford University. He served as a special assistant to President Ronald Reagan and is the author of several books.

Michael Miller is director of programs at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, along with two master’s degrees and an MBA. He formerly taught and was chair of the philosophy and theology department at Ave Maria College of the Americas in Nicaragua.

Gregory Rehmke directs educational programs for Economic Thinking/E Pluribus Unum Films, a nonprofit organization in Seattle, Washington. He has a degree in Economics from the University of Washington and has lectured and published widely on economics and history of a variety of public policy issues.

Mike Winther has written articles on many public policy issues and is a frequent lecturer at debate camps. He has a vast 30-year experience with both participating in and coaching debate. Mike and his wife currently coach a California debate club which has consistent success with their teams — placing within the top 10 rankings, nationally.