Guest Profile

Marsha Padilla-Goad

Marsha Padilla-Goad is a veteran grassroots advocate who has organized highly successful campaigns and programs in Washington and across the nation over the past 20 years. She has worked in the private, public and non-profit sectors on behalf of veterans, seniors, and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Marsha has organized tours and town hall meetings across the United States that brought Congressional representatives directly to their voters. She has organized rallies on Capitol Hill and brought thousands of constituents to Washington, DC for annual lobby days. She also enjoys conducting workshops for high school students to teach them the value of grassroots advocacy and the critical role it has played throughout our nation's history.

Marsha is passionate about educating people about issues that impact their lives, businesses and communities. She believes everyone should know how and when to communicate with their local, state and federal lawmakers. Her overall mission is to educate the public about the power of their voice to inform lawmakers and participate in policymaking.

Marsha is a native of Trinidad & Tobago. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree in public administration from George Mason University.