Paul Lebow is a physicist working at a federal research laboratory in Washington D.C. He has long been an activist involved with issues impacting the well-being of society. His background with non-profits includes past president of the largest chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in Maryland and co-founder and past president of the first state-wide bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organization. In that role he has authored and shepherded through to passage key legislation enhancing safety and quality of life in our communities. This included managing large-scale fundraising and outreach events. His interest in monetary reform and the impact of economic policy stems from his discovering that the main obstacle to achieving a self-sustaining and thriving society is our current money system.