Nikolas Bowie
Nikolas Bowie is a student at Yale University, Class of 2009. He is a member of the executive boards of the Black Students Alliance at Yale and the Liberal Party of the Yale Political Union. Nikolas is interested in political philosophy and filmmaking; he is the producer of several documentaries, one of which, The Fog of Fear: Exchanging Liberty for Security in the World War I Era, won awards in the Greater Boston and Massachusetts National History Day competitions, and was screened at the 2004 ACLU National Conference in San Francisco. Nikolas is also interested in proportional and full representation, and in 2005 wrote an op-ed discussing the Constitutional Right to Vote for the Yale Daily News.
Advisory Committee

In 2008, FairVote established a new Advisory Board comprised initially of recent members of its Board of Directors. These leaders receive updates from FairVote about our progress and regularly provide comments and advice:

  • Nikolas Bowie, Yale undergraduate student
  • Erin Bowser, executive director of Environment Ohio 
  • Antonio Gonzalez, President of Southwest Voter Registration Ed. Project
  • Jesse Jackson Jr., Member of Congress
  • Laura Liswood, CEO of Council on Women's World Leaders
  • Nina Moseley, former executive director of Democracy South
  • Clay Mulford, chief operating officer of National Math and Science Initiative
  • Rashad Robinson, Director of media programs, GLAAD
  • Katherine Spillar, executive editor of Ms. Magazine