Rosalind Gold

Vice President and Director, Chief Public Policy Officer, National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund

Rosalind Gold serves as Chief Public Policy Officer with the NALEO Educational Fund, where she has worked for more than three decades on policy analysis and research for the organization’s Latino civic engagement efforts. Gold coordinates the research for several of the NALEO Educational Fund’s publications, including its Directory of Latino Elected Officials, the biennial Latino Election Handbook, and the Latino Election Profiles. 


Gold has extensive policy expertise in the areas of newcomer civic integration, election reform, voting rights, redistricting and the Census. Her most recent efforts have focused on how to strengthen democratic processes during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has delivered testimony before many public and private committee and commission hearings, and has served on governmental commissions, including the California State HAVA Plan Advisory Committee, and the City of Los Angeles Municipal Elections Reform Commission. 


She also currently serves on the Board of the Directors of the National Institute on Money in Politics, and as Chair of the Future of California Elections Board of Advisors. Gold received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.A. from Pomona College in Claremont, California.