Cianti Stewart-Reid joined Truth Initiative® in 2016 to ignite the organization’s grassroots strategy. As vice president for campaigns, Stewart-Reid draws on her advocacy background and past policy work to create a generation for whom tobacco use is a thing of the past.
Most recently, Stewart-Reid served as the executive director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia. In that role, she coordinated legislative lobbying, regulatory outreach, and electoral campaign work. In 2013, as the executive director of the Virginia House Democratic Caucus, she managed policy and legislative work and led efforts to recruit, train, and coordinate the campaigns of legislative candidates throughout the state.
Before moving to Virginia, Stewart-Reid spent several years working in Nevada politics. As the assistant executive director for the Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus, she helped to elect more than 30 candidates to office and assisted in all aspects of legislative activities.
Stewart-Reid is active at the community level. Over the past decade, she has served as a board member for organizations dedicated to women’s issues, education, and healthy living. She received her law degree from Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.