David Niose, President
David Niose is an attorney, activist, and author of Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans. Before becoming SCA president in January 2013, Niose served two terms as president of the Washington-based American Humanist Association, an SCA member organization. Niose has appeared widely in national and local media, addressed groups across the country, and debated religious leaders as an advocate for the secular movement and staunch opponent of the religious right. He also writes the popular Psychology Today blog, Our Humanity, Naturally. As an attorney, Niose has fought for church/state separation and the rights of nontheists, and he is currently involved in implementing a legal strategy to enforce the rights of nontheists via the avenue of equal protection law. He has previously served as a member of the SCA's advisory board and as the group's vice president.