Rebecca LeBuhn

Rebecca LeBuhn is a co-founder and Chair of the Board of Citizen Advocacy Center and is responsible for research, policy development, and publications for the CAC.

Ms. LeBuhn has coordinated public participation on regulatory boards, specialty certifying bodies, federal regulatory proceedings, private sector decision-making, and technical standards development in such diverse fields as healthcare, medical devices, solar energy conversion, and indoor air quality.

A professional writer, Ms. LeBuhn is the author of numerous publications and newsletters on various subjects including health professional licensure, specialty certification and recertification, continuing professional development, consumer-business relations, regulatory and healthcare policy, and financial services. She has written the proceedings for technical conferences, a Paralegal Home Study Course, a guide for businesses on the use of Plain English, and several publications on regulatory law for laypersons.

 Active in the public interest community, Ms. LeBuhn has been the President of the National Consumers League and of the Continental Association of Funeral and Memorial Societies.  She was the first public member of the District of Columbia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers. She served as the public member on the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), and on the boards of directors of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), the American Board of Radiology Foundation (ABRF), and ASTM International. 

 Ms. LeBuhn earned her B.A. in Economics and Government at Wells College and her M.A. in Soviet Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.