HERBERT E. ALEXANDER is professor of political science and director, Citizens Research Foundation, University of Southern California. He is the author of Financing Politics: Money, Elections and Political Reform.
TERRY E. ALLBRITTON, formerly executive director, Louisiana Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, is associate professor of clinical law, Tulane Law School. He is the author of State and Local Government Debt Financing.
ROBERT W. BAILEY is assistant professor of political science, Columbia University. He has served on the staffs of the Emergency Financial Control Board for New York City and the city's commissioner of consumer affairs. He is the author of The Crisis Regime: The MAC, the EFCB and the Political Impact of the New York City Financial Crisis.
GERALD BENJAMIN, professor of political science, State University of New York at New Paltz, is a principal research advisor to the New York City Charter Revision Commission. He is coeditor, with Charles Brecher, of The Two New Yorks: State and City in a Changing Federal System.
PAGE E. BIGELOW is director of the Gulick Center for Citizenship and Ethics, Institute of Public Administration. She serves on the staff of the State-City Commission on Integrity in Government (Sovern commission) and the New York State Commission on Government Integrity (Feerick commission).
RICHARD BRIFFAULT is associate professor of law, Columbia University School of Law.
M. DAVID GELFAND, formerly visiting Fulbright Senior Lecturer, Chuo University and Foreign Service Training Institute, Tokyo, Japan, is professor of law, Tulane Law School. He is the author of Federal Constitutional Law and American Local Government.
RICHARD A. GIVENS is of counsel to the New York law firm of Botein Hays & Sklar and chair of the Task Force on Simplification of the Law, New York State Bar Association. He has served as regional director of the Federal Trade Commission and as an assistant United States attorney in New York.
ERIC LANE is executive director and counsel, New York City Charter Revision Commission, and professor of law, Hofstra University School of Law.