Alex Cornell du Houx
Alex Cornell du Houx was elected to the Maine State Legislature and served on the Energy Utilities and Technology and Legal and Veterans Affairs committees. He won the REED award for the best national Public Affairs Campaign for his work founding Operation Free, a coalition of veterans combating climate change.
Alex participated and led State Department delegations to Southeast Asia to foster government-to-government relations, is a Huffington Post blogger, a Kentucky Colonel, a senior advisor to the Veterans Campaign, a member of the Global Advisory Council for the American Veteran’s Committee, Partner with the Truman National Security Project and founded the Maine New Leaders Council. His value-based communications trainings are requested worldwide. He served in the Marine Corps infantry for seven years, is currently a Public Affairs Officer with the Navy Reserve and consults for businesses, nonprofits, elected officials, and candidates.
ChoiceCenter’s vision to transform our world by being outward focused and creating an experiential learning environment that lasts a lifetime is truly unique. After attending the courses, I saw experiential growth, both personally and professionally – soon after I raised the funds to start a video series on water security and the connection to food and energy. I have many lifelong friends who are graduates, and I can’t help but smile with love each time I set foot in the university.