Meet the SHLB Team
John Windhausen, Executive Director
John Windhausen, Jr. founded the SHLB Coalition in 2009 and became its full-time Executive Director in 2016. In prior years, he served as President of a telecommunications trade association in Washington D.C., as senior counsel to the United States Senate Commerce Committee working for Senator Hollings (SC) and Senator Inouye (HI), and as staff attorney at the FCC. Mr. Windhausen currently serves on the Board of Directors of MICTA and NDIA. Mr. Windhausen graduated from Yale University and the UCLA School of Law.
Emily Olson, Senior Director of Operations
Emily Olson serves SHLB as the Senior Director of Operations. She has been with SHLB since 2014. Before she started working for the organization, Ms. Olson honed her expertise in ensuring outreach effectiveness and organizational efficiency as a youth development worker in rural Morocco for the Peace Corps, as well as in her work as an emergency care coordinator for American Red Cross in Chicago. Ms. Olson graduated from North Park University and obtained her Masters' in Public Administration at George Mason University.
Amy Robinson, Communications Manager
Amy Robinson has served as SHLB's Communications Manager since 2016. Before joining SHLB, Ms. Robinson worked as a teaching assistant for a Privacy & Technology course at Harvard University. In addition, she has experience as an editor-in-chief for a college literary magazine, journalist, and webmaster. Ms. Robinson graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University.