Zach Polett

Past Board Member – In Memoriam

Zach Polett passed away at 73 on Sept. 26, 2023. He served on V4P’s Board of Directors since the very founding of the organization and advocated for several V4P priorities, including climate change, raising the minimum wage, and campaign finance reform. Zach was also a Senior Vice President and Campaigns Director at The Public Interest Network, was the former Executive Director of Project Vote, and led and directed grassroots community, anti-poverty, consumer, and worker organizing on the local and national level for over 40 years. In addition to his board service with Voices for Progress, he served on the board of the Arkansas Broadcast Foundation.

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