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.

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.