David Talbot is Chief of Staff at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), an educational, research, and human rights nonprofit authorized by a unanimous Act of Congress in 1993. He has a decade of experience in nonprofit fundraising and administration, and has been instrumental in the growth of VOC since 2013. He grew up between a volcano and an archipelago in Pacific Northwest Washington State. He was educated at Hillsdale College where he studied politics and literature. He is Treasurer of the National Civic Art Society, Treasurer of his Parish Council, and has convened many successful arts events including a popular “Poetry in the Library” series. He and his wife and son live in Alexandria, VA.