CHARLIE PANFIL

Director of Special Projects to the Coalition to Stop Flu

Charlie is also a Public Policy Advisor with The Daschle Group, A Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson. He works with The Daschle Group’s corporate and nonprofit clients on public health & biodefense, data privacy & consumer technology, cannabis, psychedelic medicine, veterans’ mental health, and critical minerals policy matters. Charlie’s work with clients includes developing lobbying strategies, drafting policy priorities, managing fly-ins, curating large policy events, gathering political intelligence, managing social media, coalition management, and legislative & regulatory research. 

In addition to his work with TDG, Charlie serves in other roles throughout DC. In 2020, he was the youngest person to become a member of the LGBTQ+ Victory Fund National Campaign Board where he helps elect more LGBTQ+ legislators at all levels of government. In 2023, he was appointed to serve as Co-Chair of the Board’s Fundraising Committee. Between 2017 and 2021, Charlie founded and led Friends of Intelligent Democracy PAC, one of the first Gen Z PACs that helped register young people to vote and elect Democrats across the country. Charlie is also a member of Q Street, the professional association of LGBTQ+ lobbyists & public policy advocates, the Advocacy Association, and the Government Relations Association.

Charlie graduated from The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management with a Master of Professional Studies in Legislative Affairs and a Graduate Certificate in PACs and Political Management in 2022.  He graduated summa cum laude from The George Washington University with his Bachelor’s degree in 2021.