Michele Sutter, MOVI (Money Out Voters In) co-founder, is a writer, teacher, producer, and activist. She is a former Story Editor at HBO and a former co-chair of The 29th Street Project, a New York City based theater artists' cooperative. She also produced the 2009 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winning musical adaptation of Aristophanes' The Wasps. A former ESL teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District, she is a graduate of Princeton University and a recipient of a Nicholl Fellowship in screenwriting from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Michele led the successful push for the MOVI sponsored SB 1272, The Overturn Citizens United Act through the California legislature. The bill became Proposition 49 and Michele was briefly the Chair of the Yes on Proposition 49 Campaign Committee, before Prop 49 was removed from the ballot by order of the Supreme Court of California. She currently chairs Californians for Money Out Voters In and is spearheading the campaign to restore Proposition 49, The Overturn Citizens United Act, to the California ballot.