Patrick L. Scully is president of Clearview Consulting LLC, a firm that conducts public policy research and analysis, designs and leads public participation and engagement initiatives, develops and evaluates programs, and provides leadership and management support. Before forming Clearview Consulting, Scully was Executive Vice President of the Paul J. Aicher Foundation where he served as deputy director of its flagship program, Everyday Democracy. Prior to that, he served as a program officer and director of research at the Kettering Foundation, and as project manager at the Harwood Group, a nonpartisan public-issues research firm. Scully was a Fulbright Scholar in Budapest, Hungary in 1993-94 where he worked with newly formed civic associations throughout East Central Europe and helped found the Deliberative Democracy Network of East-Central Europe. Recently much of Scully’s time has been devoted to his work as Participedia’s Director and as a Research Deputy for the Kettering Foundation. Scully is also a Senior Associate of Everyday Democracy, a founding board member of The Democracy Imperative, and serves as Treasurer on the Board of Trustees of the Montessori School of Greater Hartford.