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Rep. Byron Donalds
E.W. Jackson Sr.
Xiaouxu Sean Lin
Hans Von Spakovsky
Lt. Col. Allen West
Agent UnderFire, Author
U.S. Special Agent, Retired
Mr. Victor Avila is a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ICE enforces federal laws governing border
control, customs, trade, and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety. Mr. Avila has been recognized by ICE and HSI for his exemplary service and professional accomplishments while serving as Special Agent at the El Paso Field Office and as an Assistant Attaché assigned to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez and U.S. Embassies located in Spain, Portugal, and Mexico City. Mr. Avila served as an accredited diplomat and liaison to the aforementioned governments conducting international complex criminal investigations in a wide range of violations such as human trafficking/smuggling, drug trafficking, financial violations, arms trafficking, commercial fraud and counter terrorism.
While on official assignment in Mexico, Special Agent Avila suffered multiple gunshot wounds and survived a violent ambush by the Mexican Los Zetas drug cartel where Special Agent Jaime Zapata tragically lost his life.
Mr. Avila began his very successful law enforcement career as a United States
Probation Officer for the U.S.Courts and as a District Parole Officer for the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal
Justice from the University of Texas at El Paso while focusing on the identity among
Hispanic-Americans along the border
Today, he serves to honor the memory and the dedicated service of SA Jaime Zapata.
Mr. Avila is an advocate for border security, immigration reform, human trafficking
awareness and the protection of our sovereignty.
Mr. Avila has been featured on FoxNews, i24News, Univision, OANN, Telemundo and
various Syndicated Radio and Podcast interviews.
US House of Representative, Florida
Congressman Byron Donalds proudly hails from Brooklyn, New York. With
degrees from Florida State University, Congressman Donalds had a successful
career in finance and wealth management, and in the Florida House of
Representatives before becoming a Member of Congress. He was elected in
November 2020, with over 62% of the vote in the general election.
Rep. Donalds served four years in the Florida House of Representatives and was a
champion of education reform, criminal justice reform, and election integrity. Rep.
Donalds serves as just one of two African-Americans Republicans in the United
States House of Representatives.
Rep. Donalds proudly represents Florida’s 19th Congressional District, which
encompasses Southwest Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. The district stretches
from the cities of Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, and Marco Island.
During the 117th Congress, Rep. Donalds is proud to serve and hold membership
on the following Congressional Committees & Subcommittees: House Budget
Committee, House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Civil Rights & Civil
Liberties Subcommittee, the Economic & Consumer Policy Subcommittee, the
House Small Business Committee, Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access
Subcommittee, and the Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations Subcommittee.
former Texas State Senator
Don has proven to be a fearless and effective defender of government accountability and fiscal restraint. He was the most conservative member of the Texas Senate, where he served Dallas County’s Senate District 16 until 2019 and led the fight to support term limits, eliminate taxes, protect life, and defend Second Amendment rights. The only Texas state senator in history to never accept a penny of government money during his tenure, Don was outraged by the corruption and flagrant disregard for Texas taxpayers that he saw firsthand among the political elites in Austin. He also authored legislation uncovering the largest government corruption scandal in Texas history: Don’s work resulted in the elimination of a crooked government agency, called Dallas County Schools, that stole tens of millions of dollars from state taxpayers. Six people were thrown in prison after being exposed for their roles in the scheme. Don is a fifth-generation Texan and self-made businessman—unlike career politicians beholden to the Austin swamp, Don is sacrificing his success in industry to step back into the political arena and do what’s right for the Lone Star State. He is committed to fighting tirelessly for Texans, who have been let down by lying politicians for far too long. He believes that if we lose our freedom in Texas, there’s nowhere left to flee to.
Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr.
Ordained Minister National Radio Talk Show Host Author
E.W. Jackson was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1970 and was honorably discharged in 1973. He went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude with a Phi Beta Kappa Key from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 1975, and from Harvard Law School in 1978. While in law school, he studied at Harvard Divinity School and was licensed as a Baptist minister. He was ordained as a Pastor in 1979 and consecrated a Bishop in 1998.
He pastored a church and practiced law for 15 years in Boston, and was an adjunct professor at Northeastern University and Strayer University. He is the Founder of The Called Church headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia and S.T.A.N.D. – Staying True to America’s National Destiny, a national nonprofit organization with a mission to bring Americans together across racial and cultural lines to preserve our Judeo- Christian values and heritage. Through his church, he and his wife, Theodora, founded the Chesapeake Martin Luther King Leadership Breakfast and the William Jackson Youth Center.
He is the host of “The Awakening” a national radio talk show on American Family Radio, with 200 radio stations and live streamed around the world. He is the author of two books: “Ten Commandments to an Extraordinary Life” and “12 Principles to Make Your Life Extraordinary.”
He has been a guest on Fox & Friends, The O’Reilly Factor, Neil Cavuto, Lou Dobbs, Megyn Kelly, CBN World News, ABC’s Good Morning America, C- Span’s Washington Journal, ABC Radio Network, National Public Radio and other
media. His articles have been featured in the Washington Times, American Thinker, Western Journalism, American Family Association’s magazine “The STAND,” Life Today’s “The Stream” and other publications.
Bishop Jackson has been a candidate for U.S. Senate and the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor of Virginia.
He and his wife, Theodora, have been married for 50 years, have 3 children and reside in Suffolk, Virginia.
Governor Candidate, Georgia
Former GA State House of Representative
Vernon Jones is a Republican candidate for Governor of the state of Georgia. He is seeking to primary the state’s current
governor, Brian Kemp and secure the GOP nomination for the 2022 election.
Jones, a former state representative and Democrat, garnered national attention after endorsing Donald J. Trump in the 2020
Presidential Election, and delivering a keynote speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Jones officially switched
parties and joined the GOP in January 2021. He has since become one of President Trump’s closest allies and consults with
Jones announced his candidacy for governor in April, becoming the first and only prominent Republican so far to challenge
As a Pro-Trump Republican, Jones is running on a Georgia First platform, committed to approaching every issue through the
lens of what is in the best interest of Georgians.
Jones previously served two tours as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives (1993-2001 & 2017-2021). During
his tenure, he held positions on the powerful Appropriations, Banking, Health, Insurance, Commerce, Special Judiciary, and
Public Utility committees. He gained the respect of his colleagues by reaching across the aisle to push bi-partisan legislation
that crossed regional, geographical, social and economic lines.
In-between his tours in the GA General Assembly, Jones was twice elected as the Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County,
one of Georgia’s largest local governments. DeKalb County has over 700,000 people and an annual overall budget of $3.2
Billion dollars. As CEO, he successfully managed nearly 7,000 employees, directed the day-to-day county operations and
presided over all Board of Commissioners meetings. At the age of 39, Jones was the youngest person ever elected to this
Prior to his time in local and state government, Jones spent 10 years working in finance and IT, in the private sector. He held
leadership positions while employed at MCI and BellSouth Cellular.
Jones was born on a farm in Laurel Hill, North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham, with
a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – concentration: Information Systems.
Jones is a Christian, Patriot, and proud member of the Kappa Alpha Psi college fraternity. His motto has long been “Country
over Party” and that motto holds true now, more than ever. He is a big of NASCAR; and loves to golf, fish, hunt and generally
spend time outdoors.
He is committed to fighting against the Establishment and Radical Left in Georgia. He will not be intimidated by politicians,
woke corporations, the media, big tech, or out-of-touch Hollywood celebrities. Jones is Pro-Second Amendment, Pro-Life,
and Pro-School Choice. When he is Governor, he will do everything in his power to safeguard election integrity, restore law
and order, and crush cancel culture. When he is Governor, he will always put Georgia First!
Zionist Organization of America, National President
Morton A. Klein is National President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest pro-Israel group in the U.S., founded in 1897. Mr. Klein is widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish activists in the United States. Morton Klein is a child of Holocaust survivors, born in a displaced persons camp in Gunzberg, Germany.
The national Jewish weekly, “The Forward” named Morton Klein one of the top five Jewish leaders in the U.S. today, stating “It’s impossible to deny that Klein has been extraordinarily effective.” The U.S. Department of State has awarded Klein a “Certificate of Appreciation” “in recognition of outstanding contributions to national and international affairs,” after he delivered a major address there. He is a member of the International Board of Governors of Ariel University in Israel.
Morton Klein worked in three administrations as an economist in Washington, D.C. He has served as a biostatistician at UCLA School of Public Health and the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine in Palo Alto, Calif., having worked closely with two-time Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling. Mr. Klein was also a lecturer in mathematics and statistics at Temple University.
The Philadelphia Jewish Exponent named Morton Klein one of the top dozen “Jewish activists of the century.” The NY Jewish Week (largest Federation paper) has named him one of the top ten Jewish leaders who have made a difference. The Jerusalem Post has called the ZOA, “one of the most important and influential groups in the U.S. today.” The Wall Street Journal called the ZOA “heroic and the most credible advocate for Israel on the American Jewish scene today” and we should “snap a salute to those who were right about Oslo and Arafat all along, including Morton Klein who was wise, brave, and unflinchingly honest. When the history of the American Jewish struggle in these years is written, Mr. Klein will emerge as an outsized figure.”
The New York Times, in a profile called “Public Lives,” called Morton Klein, “a man who ferrets out anti-Semitism wherever it is, a rare voice from the outset in the American Jewish community against the Oslo Accords, and an iconoclast who is a prolific speechmaker, writer, and Congressional lobbyist.”
Mort Klein’s successful campaigns against anti-Israel bias in leading textbooks, travel guides, universities, churches, and the media, as well as his work on Capitol Hill, were the subject of 40 feature stories both here and in Israel. His scientific research on nutrition and heart disease was cited by Discover Magazine as one of the Top 50 Scientific Studies of 1992. Mort Klein has been invited to testify before the U.S. Congress, Including the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Judiciary Committee, and the Israeli Knesset.
He traveled to Germany and persuaded the publishers of Baedeker’s, the world’s leading travel guide, to correct the many anti-Israel errors in Its guides to Israel and Jerusalem. He launched a campaign to correct dozens of anti-Israel errors in D.C. Heath’s “The Enduring Vision,” the most widely used American high school and college history textbook.
Mr. Klein is quoted internationally and has appeared in the media in countries including the U.S.A., Israel, France, Germany, Japan, Greece, Holland, etc. More than 400 of his articles and letters have been published in newspapers, magazines, and scientific journals around the world, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Washington Times, USA Today, Congressional Quarterly, New Republic, New Yorker, Commentary, Near East Report, Reform Judaism, Breitbart, Algemeiner, Jerusalem Post & other leading Jewish papers, Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Ha’aretz & Maariv (Israel), Canadian Jewish News, Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of Epidemiology.
Morton Klein has appeared on TV and radio including ABC’s World News Tonight (4 minute segment on ZOA “Lobbying for Israel”), NBC National News, CNN, Fox-TV, CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, BBC, C-Span, VOA, Israel TV/Radio. Lines from his speeches appear in the respected volume entitled “Great Jewish Quotations,” He is on the speaker’s bureau of UJC, and Israel Bonds.
Mr. Klein is married to Rita, has a married daughter Rachael, and four grandchildren.
Dr. Xiaouxu Sean Lin, Ph.D
Epoch Times Commentator Microbiologist US Army Veteran
Dr. Lin is a former U.S Army officer and microbiologist, currently working as a senior analyst and commentator on China affairs and public health topics for Epoch Media Group (Epochtimes & NTD TV). Dr. Lin has the MA degree on International Relations from Maxwell School Syracuse University and Ph.D. on microbiology and immunology from University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Lin was former laboratory director for the viral diseases branch at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and had many years of experience in virology, sequencing, infectious diseases global surveillance and vaccine development.
Dr. Lin is a member of the Committee of Present Danger: China. Dr. Lin is frequently interviewed by VOA, RFA and NTD. Dr. Lin was also a co-founder of Sound of Hope Radio Network, which is the only independent radio network that broadcast into China via shortwaves
Dr. Lin is a member of the China Coalition for Religious Freedom. He is also an advisor to non profit organizations like Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, Save the Persecuted Christians, World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong. He is also a survivor of Tiananmen Square Massacre
American Freedom Alliance
Trevor Loudon is an author, filmmaker and public speaker from Christchurch, New Zealand. For more than 30 years, he has researched radical left, Marxist and terrorist movements and their covert influence on mainstream politics.
Trevor Loudon’s thesis is that what is commonly regarded as mainstream political policy is in fact driven and guided by hidden subversive elements. The Democratic party’s consistent defunding of the US military, Obamacare, the Iran Nuclear Deal, normalization of relations with Cuba, Islamic refugee re-settlement, $15 minimum wage, fracking bans, pipeline shutdowns and the push for illegal alien amnesty are all consistent with far-left and Islamist agendas.
Trevor Loudon believes that these forces must be exposed and countered, as America’s continued role as a bastion of freedom is pivotal for the future of western civilization.
Trevor is currently working on his new film with Director Judd Saul: “Enemies Within: The Church.”
Some of Trevor Loudon’s accomplishments:
In February, 2020 Trevor Loudon published WHITE HOUSE REDS: Communists, Socialists & Security Risks Running for US President, 2020.
Trevor’s hard-hitting political documentary, the Enemies Within, was released in 2016.
In Collaboration with the Capital Research Center, Trevor Loudon and Director Judd Saul created a series of mini-documentaries free to the public:
America Under Siege: Civil War 2017
America Under Siege: Soviet Islam
America Under Siege: Antifa
Trevor Loudon discovered the long-hidden relationship between notorious Hawaiian Communist Party member Frank Marshall Davis and the young Barack Obama in 2007.
After extensively researching Obama’s ties to the New York and Chicago Marxist movements, Loudon began publishing his findings online, catching the eye of such prominent voices as Accuracy in Media and syndicated radio host Glenn Beck.
In 2009 Loudon exposed the communist roots of Obama “Green Jobs Czar” Van Jones. After an extensive campaign by Glenn Beck and others, Jones was forced to resign from his White House position.
Since 2011 Loudon has toured the United States promoting his two books “Barack Obama and the Enemies Within” and “The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress” – an extensively footnoted expose of the rapidly unfolding Marxist takeover of the United States government.
Loudon has addressed more than 400 conservative, tea party, religious and Republican groups in more than 37 states.
Loudon has interviewed many people from both sides of the struggle over the years to former Western intelligence offices, to government undercover operatives inside the communist movement, to former KGB officers.
The above research has given Loudon unique insight into how extensively often minuscule communist parties have been able to manipulate, and even control policy formation in many Western countries – particularly the “main enemy:” the United States of America. Loudon’s research shows that this is not just a historical problem, but is a very grave and looming threat which will not only impact America’s national security but indeed her very survival.
Trevor proudly serves as a fellow at both the American Freedom Alliance and the Inter-American Institute for Philosophy, Government, and Social Thought.
Rabbi Yaakov Menken
Coalition for Jewish Values
Everything Torah, Author
Rabbi Yaakov Menken serves as managing director of Coalition for Jewish Values, the largest Rabbinic public policy organization in America. He is the founding Director of Project Genesis, the architect of Torah.org, TorahMedia.com and other leading Internet resources for Jewish outreach and education.
Rabbi Menken earned a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University before pursuing rabbinic studies in both the United States and Israel. He is co-founder and editor of Cross-Currents, an online journal of Orthodox Jewish thought and opinion, and the author of the “Everything Torah Book,” an introduction to basic Judaism and Torah thought. His works have appeared in Fox News, The Federalist, the NY Observer, American Thinker and elsewhere, and Jewish outlets such as the Algemeiner, Ami Magazine, Hamodia, the Jerusalem Post, the Jewish World Review and Times of Israel.
Rev. Dean Nelson
Douglas Leadership Institute
Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Dean Nelson is responsible for advancing the Culture of Life in the political sphere, by building bridges, coalitions, and partnerships. He brings to Human Coalition more than 20 years of demonstrated success directing nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on urban strategies, grassroots organization, and national leadership training. Before taking the role as executive director of Human Coalition Action, Rev. Nelson faithfully served Human Coalition as the church outreach director for five years.
Rev. Nelson was recently appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the congressional Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission whose mission is to honor the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass.
Rev. Nelson has worked for other major pro-life and Christian organizations, including Global Outreach Campus Ministries and Care Net, where he managed an annual budget of more than $1 million. As part of Wellington Boone Ministries’ senior strategic planning team, Rev. Nelson helped plant ministries in capital cities such as Richmond, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. And United Way recognized him for his work in bringing people together for a common cause.
Rev. Nelson serves as the chairman of the board for the Douglass Leadership Institute. He is a sought-after speaker, giving frequent interviews on ABC and NBC affiliate networks in Washington, D.C. He’s appeared on the 700 Club, CBN News, and MSNBC, as well. And he is a frequent guest on Christian radio programs, including the Bott Radio Network and American Family Radio.
Rev. Nelson is a licensed minister from Salem Baptist Church in Marshall, Virginia, and an ordained pastor with Wellington Boone Ministries. He holds a BA in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Virginia, and he completed post-graduate work at Coverdell Leadership Institute and Leadership Institute Campaign School.
He and his wife Julia have three children and live in Maryland.
Former US Foreign Service Officer
Korean Conservative Political Action Conference
US Marine Colonel, retired
Mr. Newsham is the president of the Korean Conservative Political Action Conference (KCPA) and is also a Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC. He has a particular interest in East Asia affairs, to include South Korea and the ROK-US alliance.
Mr. Newsham is a retired US Marine Colonel and lived in Asia for over twenty years and worked for a decade as an executive director at a Western investment bank and for a major American high-tech firm with operations in South Korea. He is also a former US Foreign Service Officer – with work covering a number of regions – including East and South Asia.
Mr. Newsham is also an attorney with experience in international trade and public international law. He also speaks regularly at a variety of forums on Asian political, defense, and economic matters, and has published many articles on these topics in a range of periodicals such as Asia Times, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Christian Science Monitor, Epoch Times, and others.
New Journey Political Action Committee
Autry Pruitt is committed to faith, country, and conservative values. He is a passionate speaker, author, and media commentator whose talks inspire listeners to reconsider popular Liberal standards. Autry is skilled at sharing complex conservative ideas with diverse audiences and at reaching out to non-traditional Conservative audiences. Dogmatic Liberal ideologues hold assumptions about who should believe what and have taken so-called voter blocks for granted for generations. Autry Pruitt is his own man, strengthened by his faith and determined to push back against identity politics and the “VICTIM” culture. Autry is well known as one of the most persuasive conservative speakers in the nation. He is fearless about tackling political topics that many won’t touch with authenticity, integrity, and humor. The strength of his convictions and his willingness to speak out on them made him an invaluable Trump Campaign Surrogate for the 2016 election. He continues to support President Trump’s America First policy. Autry is author of the book PLANES, STEAK & WATER: DEFENDING DONALD J. TRUMP. He is a thought leader, a passionate speaker, and a skilled advocate for limited government, free market principles, and America First policy.
Today, Autry Pruitt is CEO OF NEW JOURNEY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (PAC) dedicated to exposing the lies and misdeeds of the political elite in the Democratic Party. He is the author of Planes, Steak & Water: Autry is a champion of fiscal responsibility, limited government, and a Free Market economy that fosters real growth and a sustainable economy. Autry Pruitt’s speeches encourage Conservatives to keep the fire burning for the restoration of family values and limited government while he challenges the false assumptions, misunderstandings, and outright lies of the Washington Elite, the Liberal Press, and the Democratic Party. He is staunchly anti-Socialist, anti-Identity Politics, and anti-Swamp Creature and believes that government must work for the people, not for themselves.
Autry’s genuine ability to speak directly to non-traditional conservative audiences makes him a popular speaker for Conservative and church groups. It also makes him a challenge to Washington elites, Identity-Politics Democrats, Liberal personalities like Stephen Colbert, and, of course, CNN. When Autry’s not busy freaking-out the elite media and politicians, he’s putting his ideas in print. You can find his written work in the pages of American Spectator, Breitbart, Daily Caller, Forbes, The Hill, Townhall, and more. He was the featured New-Media Broadcaster for two years at Shot Show, the largest Gun Showcase event in the world, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Autry Pruitt provides the kind of plain-spoken, heartfelt addresses that all Americans need to hear. Learn more at autrypruitt.com.
Center for Security Policy
Secure Freedom Radio, host
Frank J. Gaffney is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., a not-for-profit, non-partisan educational corporation established in 1988. Under Mr. Gaffney’s leadership, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized as a resource for timely, informed and penetrating analyses of foreign and defense policy matters.
Mr. Gaffney is the host of Secure Freedom Radio, a nationally-syndicated radio program heard weeknights throughout the country. He is an associate author of highly acclaimed Shariah: The Threat to America and the publisher of over a dozen other books and monographs from the Center for Security Policy Press.
In April 1987, Mr. Gaffney was nominated by President Reagan to become the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, the senior position in the Defense Department with responsibility for policies involving U.S.-USSR relations, nuclear forces, arms control, missile defense policy and U.S.-European defense ties. He acted in that capacity for seven months during which time, he was the Chairman of the prestigious High Level Group, NATO’s senior politico-military committee. He also represented the Secretary of Defense in key U.S.-Soviet negotiations and ministerial meetings.
From August 1983 until November 1987, Mr. Gaffney was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy under Assistant Secretary Richard Perle.
From February 1981 to August 1983, Mr. Gaffney was a Professional Staff Member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by the late Senator John Tower (R-Texas). And, in the latter 1970’s, Mr. Gaffney served as an aide to the late Senator Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson (D-Washington) in the areas of defense and foreign policy.
Mr. Gaffney holds a Master of Arts degree in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.
Mr. Gaffney’s leadership has been recognized by numerous organizations including: the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award (1987), the U.S. Business and Industry Council’s Defender of the National Interest Award (1994), the Navy League of the United States’ Alfred Thayer Mahan Literary Achievement Award (1999), and the Zionist Organization of America’s “Louis Brandeis Award” (2003), the Western Conservative Summit’s Stephen H. Long Award (2015), the Council for National Policy’s George Washington Military Leadership Award (2016) and the IMPACT Award from Ginni Thomas and United in Purpose (2017).
Mr. Gaffney was born in 1953 and resides in the Washington, D.C. area.
KCPAC (Korean Conservative Political Action Conference)
OKN (One Korea Network)
Patrick Kang is the executive director of KCPAC (Korean Conservative Political Action Conference) and OKN (One Korea Network). He oversees the administration, programs, and strategic plans for all three offices of KCPAC and OKN located in Seoul, Honolulu, and Washington D.C.
Kang has extensive experience in the U.S. intelligence community, working as a senior intelligence analyst and liaison officer for 12 years for the U.S. Department of Defense. During his time with the DoD, he was posted in South Korea and closely collaborated with the ROK Ministry of Defense, the United States Forces Korea (USFK) Command, and the Combined Forces Command in ROK. He also has experience as an analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and as a contracted officer for the United States Department of State.
Early in his career, Kang spent 10 years as a senior consultant at VICE VERSA Consulting, Inc. specialized in business promotion, collaboration/negotiation, legal dispute/litigation, and military/government sales and offset programs.
Kang was accepted to Korea University as a chemistry major and has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Eric Wallace
Freedom’s Journal Institute (FJI)
A man of vision and focus, Dr. Eric Wallace couples his rich educational background with a unique ability to challenge the status quo. His post-graduate degrees in Biblical Studies (MA, ThM, Ph.D.), together with his passion and powerful message are inspiring exciting change. Eric holds the distinction of being the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in Biblical studies from Union-PSCE (Now Union Presbyterian Seminary).
In 2006 Wallace ran for State Senate in Illinois’ 19th district. Dr. Wallace’s campaign drew the attention of news sources and politicians. Over the last few years, he has served on the African American Advisory Board for the RNC, as Chairman of the African American Republican Council of Illinois, a member of the Outreach Advisory Board for the Illinois GOP, Co-Chairman of the Cook County Republican Party, and served as commissioner on the Illinois Transatlantic Slave Trade Commission. More recently Wallace was a candidate for U.S. Representative in the 2nd Congressional district special election in 2013 and 2014 election cycle.
In 2008 Dr. Wallace began publishing Freedom’s Journal Magazine, an online political magazine, aimed at encouraging African-Americans to cling to their natural conservative principles. He has authored two books: Integrity of Faith, an autobiography, and Jesus on Trial: The unique presentation of Jesus in the Gospel of John. Both books are published by Integrity Books, a subsidiary of Freedom’s Journal Institute.
In 2011, Dr. Wallace and his wife Jennifer started the non-profit organization, 501(C)(3), Freedom’s Journal Institute for the Study of Faith & Public Policy (FJI). Dr. Wallace has also been called upon to give his opinion on TV and Radio. He has appeared on Fox and Friends weekend show; WGN-TV with Micah Materra; A News Segment on Black Republicans at WGN-TV. He’s also been a radio guest with Armstrong Williams; In The Market with Janet Parshall; Up for Debate with Julie Roys; the Michael Medved show with guest host Wayne Perryman; C.L. Bryant Radio Show; Lion Chasers with Lonnie Poindexter and the Chris Fabry show on Moody Radio to name just a few.
A former pastor, adjunct professor, author, military, and political candidate are descriptors used by others to describe Dr. Wallace. However, he prefers to be recognized first and foremost as a believer in Jesus Christ and a servant of God.
Hans A. Von Spakovsky
Election Law Reform Initiative
Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
Expertise in Civil Rights, Election Integrity, Immigration and Government Regulation
Hans von Spakovsky is an authority on a wide range of issues—including civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law, and government reform—as a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.
As manager of the think tank’s Election Law Reform Initiative, von Spakovsky also studies and writes about campaign finance restrictions, voter fraud and voter ID, enforcement of federal voting rights laws, administration of elections and voting equipment standards.
Heritage’s election reform project examines not only how to protect the integrity of campaigns and elections but to achieve greater fairness and security. “In an era of razor-thin election margins, these issues are vital to the preservation of our republican form of government and the rule of law,” von Spakovsky says.
Previously, as manager of the think tank’s Civil Justice Reform Initiative, von Spakovsky studied how plaintiffs’ attorneys and activists attempt to manipulate the courts for their own ends—at the expense of the public.
President Donald Trump appointed von Spakovsky to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in 2017.
Before joining Heritage in 2008, von Spakovsky served two years as a member of the Federal Election Commission, the authority charged with enforcing campaign finance laws for congressional and presidential elections, including public funding.
Previously, von Spakovsky worked at the Justice Department as counsel to the assistant attorney general for civil rights, providing expertise in enforcing the Voting Rights Act and the Help America Vote Act of 2002.
A former litigator, in-house counsel and senior corporate officer in the insurance industry, von Spakovsky worked on tort reform and civil justice issues there for more than a decade.
He has served on the Board of Advisors of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and on the Fulton County (Ga.) Board of Registrations and Elections. He is a former vice chairman of the Fairfax County (Va.) Electoral Board and a former member of the Virginia Advisory Board to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He currently serves on the Board of the Public Interest Legal Foundation.
His analysis and commentary have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Hill and USA Today, as well as such outlets as National Review Online and Fox News. His series for PJ Media, “Every Single One,” was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He appears regularly on Fox News Channel and on other national and regional TV and radio news outlets.
He has testified before state and congressional committees and made presentations to, among other organizations, the National Association of Secretaries of State, the Federalist Society, the National Conference of State Legislatures and the American Legislative Exchange Council. He also has taught as an adjunct professor at the George Mason University School of Law.
A 1984 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law, von Spakovsky received a bachelor's degree in 1981 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently resides in Vienna, Va.
Lt. Col. Allen West
Former US Congressman
US Army Commissioned Officer, retired
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen B. West is a Christian constitutional conservative,
combat veteran, and former member of the US Congress. His life has been
defined as one of service, sacrifice, and commitment to this Republic, the United
States of America. He believes it will be conservative, free market policies, not
politics that secures a sound economic future for Americans – with growth,
opportunity and returning the promise of the American dream for this generation
and those to come.
Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same neighborhood
where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached. He is the third of four
generations of military servicemen, all combat veterans, in his family.
West was commissioned through ROTC at the University of Tennessee as a
Second Lieutenant (2LT) on July 31, 1982. He entered active duty service in the
U.S. Army on November 1, 1983 at Fort Sill to attend the Field Artillery Officer
Basic Course. He later attended airborne and jumpmaster training at Fort
Benning. West’s first assignment was as an airborne infantry company fire
support team leader and battalion training officer in the 325th Airborne Battalion
Combat Team. In 1987, he was promoted to Captain and attended the Field
Artillery Officer Advanced Course.
He was then assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, where he commanded Bravo
Battery, 6th Field Artillery Regiment and was a Battalion Task Force fire support
officer for 2d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment. While with the 1st Infantry
Division, he participated in Operations Desert Shield and Operation Desert
After redeployment from Kuwait, West served as an ROTC instructor at Kansas
State University from 1991 to 1994. In January 1995, he was assigned to the 2nd
Infantry Division Support Command as the Assistant Operations/Combat Plans
Officer. During that time, West was promoted to Major and selected for
attendance to the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and graduated
in 1997. Afterward, he became the Operations Officer of the 18th Field Artillery
Brigade (Airborne), followed by an assignment as the Executive Officer of the 1st
Battalion (Air Assault), 377th Field Artillery Regiment. Upon completion of these
positions, West was assigned to the II Marine Expeditionary Force in Camp
Lejeune, and selected to serve as an Army exchange officer to this headquarters
from 1999 to 2002.
West’s culminating assignment to his career was as Battalion Commander of the
2nd Battalion 20th Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division. He assumed command of
this unit on June 6, 2002. He deployed with his unit during the Iraq War in 2003
and continued to command his battalion until his retirement from the Army in
2004 after 22 years of honorable service in defense of the Republic.
West’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star; Meritorious Service
Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters); Army Commendation Medal (three Oak Leaf
Clusters, one Valor Device); Army Achievement Medal (two Oak Leaf Clusters);
Valorous Unit Award; Air Assault Badge; and the Master Parachutist Badge. Lt
Col West proudly wears the Army Master Parachutist Badge, the Army Air
Assault Badge, the Navy/Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia, the Italian
Parachutist Wings, and the German Proficiency Badge, bronze award.
After his retirement from the Army in 2004, Allen taught high school in South
Florida for a year before volunteering and deploying to Afghanistan as a civilian
military adviser to the Afghan army, an assignment he finished in November
In November of 2010, Allen was honored to continue his oath of service to his
country when he was elected to the United States Congress, representing
Florida’s 22nd District. As a member of the 112th Congress, West introduced
seven major pieces of legislation, and was the original sponsor of H. R. 1246
which reduces costs at the Department of Defense, was passed unanimously
(393-0), and signed into law by President Obama as part of the National Defense
Authorization Act. Congressman West voted for the Balanced Budget
Amendment, and voted for over 30 different bills designed to empower small
businesses, reduce government barriers to job creation, boost American
competitiveness, encourage entrepreneurship and growth, and maximize
American energy production.
West holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and
two Masters, one from Kansas State University and another from the US Army
Command and General Staff Officers College.
He is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in
Dallas Texas, and former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the
Texas Public Policy Foundation.
In July of 2020, Mr. West was elected Chairman of the Republican Party of
Texas by an overwhelming majority of State delegates.
West is an avid distance runner, a Master SCUBA diver, and in his spare time he
enjoys cheering his beloved Tennessee Volunteers.
Lt. Col. West is a former commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He is a
legacy life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a life member of the
American Legion, a life member of the Association of the United States Army, the
Society of the First Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, and 101st Airborne
Division. He is a Patriot Life Member (Benefactor) and Board of Directors
member of the National Rifle Association and Life Member (Benefactor) of the
Texas State Rifle Association. Lieutenant Colonel West is an inductee into the
University of Tennessee Army ROTC Hall of Fame. He is on the Board of
Advisors of Amegy Bank, Dallas Region. In 2016, Lt. Col. West was appointed by
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
He is married to Dr. Angela Graham-West, a financial adviser, and they have two
daughters, Aubrey, a Board-certified Physician Assistant, and Austen, a nursing
assistant. He is also a proud grandfather to one grandson, Jaxton.
Woodson Center, Founder
former Civil Rights Activist
Robert L. Woodson, Sr. founded the Center in 1981 to help residents of low-income neighborhoods address the problems of their communities. A former civil rights activist, he has headed the National Urban League Department of Criminal Justice, and has been a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Foundation for Public Policy Research. Referred to by many as “godfather” of the neighborhood empowerment movement, for more than four decades, Woodson has had a special concern for the problems of youth. In response to an epidemic of youth violence that has afflicted urban, rural and suburban neighborhoods alike, Woodson has focused much of the Woodson Center’s activities on an initiative to establish Violence-Free Zones in troubled schools and neighborhoods throughout the nation. He is an early MacArthur “genius” awardee and the recipient of the 2008 Bradley Prize, the Presidential Citizens Award, and a 2008 Social Entrepreneurship Award from the Manhattan Institute.
Color Us United
Kenny Xu is the president of the nonprofit organization Color Us United, and the lead insider on the Harvard case and a commentary writer for the Federalist, the Washington Examiner, the Daily Signal, Quillette, and City Journal.
Xu has spoken on the consequences of the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard case and its identity politics ideology in front of groups as diverse as the nationally renowned Pacific Legal Foundation to the Boston Rally for Education Rights to the all-Black Connecticut Parents Union. His commentary has propelled him to interviews with NPR and features in the New York Times Magazine.
Will Coggin is managing director of the American Security Institute, which runs ChinaOwnsUs.com and fights for smart policy on China. Will is a frequent contributor to national media. His research has served as the basis for national news stories and his ads have won Pollie Awards, the Oscars of political communications. Will graduated from the College of William & Mary and previously lived in Beijing
Frederick Douglass Foundation, MO
Letitia Wong is a native of Phoenix, AZ, a child of immigrants and a first generation American born citizen. Letitia grew up in a diverse, lower-to-middle income neighborhood and attended public school from K-12 and graduated with honors. Letitia holds a BS in Health Sciences from Purdue University and has spoken at various faith-based groups such as Concerned Women for America, Faith Ascent Ministries, and Reasonable Faith.
Letitia is a wife, mother, and strong public advocate for the Christian faith with an emphasis in education for life-affirming ethics and policies. Letitia has lived in St. Louis, Missouri since 2000 and is today the Chair of the Missouri state chapter of the Frederick Douglass Foundation
Frederick Douglass Foundation, CA
Every Black Life Matters (EveryBLM.com)
Kevin McGary is an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker. In the arena of civic engagement, Kevin serves as Chairman of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, and is an executive with the Douglass Leadership Institute and the Northstar Leadership Pac.
As a professional, Kevin has worked the past 35 years in Information Technology. He has been designated a “Top Performer” throughout his sales career in the arenas of Cybersecurity, Enterprise Applications, Application Development Automation and Enterprise Job Scheduling/Utilities. He has entrepreneurial skills as he has started and participated in a number of “start-ups!”
Kevin leads a collection of proactive individuals committed to developing innovative and new approaches to today's socio/political issues, and with the assistance of elected officials and myriad of community activists, he lectures and provides workshops about todays most perplexing issues.
In 2020, Kevin founded Every Black Life Matters (EveryBLM.com) to counter-act emerging violence and plight within under-served, urban communities. EBLM is seen as a “moral-based" and “Faith-based” alternative to Black Lives Matter.
Amb. Morse Hyung-Myung Tan served as the first Asian-American Ambassador at Large in U.S. History. He has published more law review articles on North Korea than anyone. Routledge published his book: North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises: Narrative and Constructive Engagement. He previously held Visiting Scholar positions at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and the University of Texas. The Korean-American Society of Chicago honored him as Korean-American of the Year and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs selected him as an Emerging Leader. His media and speaking engagements regarding the DPRK range from the National Law Journal to UPI, WGN+ to Voice of America, the State Department Distinguished Lecture Series to Cornell Law School. Amb. Tan was born in Seoul, Korea and is fluent in Korean and Spanish.
Hispanic Action Network, Founder
Hispanic Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Rev. Mark Gonzales is the Founder and Executive Director of the Hispanic Action Network (HAN). Mark has been a notable visionary and pioneer in establishing grassroots networks in the prayer and civic action movement for over 20 years.
Turning faith into action, HAN works to see the community of faith engaged in the civic arena and exercising its God given right to vote from a Biblical worldview. Gonzales crisscrosses the nation every week, educating, equipping, engaging and mobilizing the Church to be effective in taking a stand and having a voice on a local, state and national level regarding cultural issues impacting the family, church and evangelical community at large.
Mr. Gonzales has had the honor of speaking at the White House, in front of Congress, and has chaired numerous election campaigns, from the local to national level. Gonzales is one of the leading Latino voices on the issues of life, marriage, religious liberty and immigration.
In the 2008 Presidential election, Gonzales was appointed a Chair to the National Hispanic Advisory Council for Sen. John McCain. Also, in the 2004 Presidential election, Mark Gonzales was awarded Volunteer of the Year in his Dallas Senatorial District 23 for mobilizing the Hispanic vote and was given a gavel from the State of Texas. He was also a National Delegate to the 2012 Republican National Convention.
In June 2016, Mark Gonzales served on the steering committee of the successful “conversation” meeting with then 2016 GOP nominee, Donald Trump, and 1000 prominent national Evangelical leaders who assembled in New York City. Gonzales also worked to help establish several influential organizations and initiatives such as the Asian Action Network, the Red Shoe Votes, and the Executive Director of the National Black Robe Regiment.
Additionally, Mark Gonzales with his HAN state coordinators in key Hispanic communities, solidified the largest Hispanic grassroots network in the nation. Beyond the Hispanic community, HAN formed one of the largest faith-based and multi-ethnical alliances in the nation including Asian, African-American and Anglo organizations.
As Executive Director of Hispanic Action Network, Mark Gonzales generated a substantial national footprint in researching data, designing, printing of over 6 million guides specific to 16 key states in the 2016 election including Puerto Rico, and hand-distribution via HAN’s grassroots networks and engagement with over 80,000 churches in the 2016 election – which overwhelming proved to provide triple the evangelical voter turn-out than the last 3 elections. Gonzales also created a digital footprint of over 150,000 web views with over 2.5 million reached by social media.
As well, Gonzales founded Es Tiempo de Votar (Spanish for “It’s Time to Vote”), a campaign that is geared toward increasing voter turn-out among the 27 million Hispanic Americans who are eligible to vote in the United States.
Mark Gonzales also serves as the President of the Hispanic Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, which represents a national coalition of Hispanic Evangelical organizations, churches, and leaders from across the theological and political spectrum, united in support of comprehensive immigration reform.
From stadiums and pulpits across America to the White House and Congress, as well as his local church, City Hall and community events, Mark moves with the mandate of establishing prayer and civic action across America.
Mark is married to his high school sweetheart, Beverly, and they have four children and one grandchild. They reside in Dallas, TX.
Engagement for Texas Republican Party, Chair
Juan Seguin Society, President
• Bexar County Precinct Chairman 1987-2016
• Active block walker and phone banker
• Election Judge in Bexar County for 10 years plus
• Ran for State Representative in District 125 in 2012
• Chairwoman, Bexar County Republican Party Precinct Organization Committee. Tasked with recruiting Bexar County precinct chairmen, to fill vacant precincts, organizing training and encouraging the precinct chairmen to be more active in their precincts. Identifying leadership within Precinct Chairmen and getting them together to work to grow our Republican party and to elect more Republicans.
• Worked with south side, east side and west side of San Antonio to gain the trust of citizens in those areas, encouraging them to vote for Republican candidates and support the Republican Party Platform.
• Honored with the Republican Party of Texas Volunteer of Year Award for 2013, in SD26
• Taught Naturalization (Civics) classes to legal immigrants (green card required). Stressing during the US political structure portion of the course, that their culture and the Republican Party’s core principals have strong similarities. Such examples of the similarities are our beliefs in personal responsibility, our belief in God and our belief that honest hard work are big factors toward being successful American citizens.
• Served as SREC Chairwoman for Senate District 26, 2014 - 2016
• Ran for vacated Senate Seat in Senate District 26, January 2015
• Elected Vice Chairman, Texas Republican Party June 2018 – July 2020
• Currently serving as Chairman of Engagement for Texas Republican Party September 2020 - current
• Currently President of Juan Seguin Society, an organization created to reach & prepare Hispanics for Civic Engagement, March 2021 - current
• Lifetime Member of NRA
• Served as a Board Member 2013-2015, Community Project Alliance. A non-profit which reached out to the San Antonio community and whose goal was to bring more voters to our Republican Party
• Board Member and served as Americanism Chairman 2009-2012, Campaign Committee Chairman 2010-2011, 2nd Vice President Ways & Means 2010-2011, of Republican Business Women of Bexar County, (now San Antonio Republican Women)
• Former member of Alamo City Republican Women, Bexar County Republican Women, and Alamo Pachyderm Club
• Vice Chairman of Texas Republican Party from June 2018 – July 2020
Republican Party of Texas, Chair
Chairman Matt Rinaldi represented northwest Dallas County in the Texas Legislature
from 2015 to 2019. During his time in office, Rinaldi was consistently rated among the
top two most conservative members of the House by Rice University, Texans for Fiscal
Responsibility, Young Conservatives of Texas and Texas Eagle Forum. Rinaldi was,
according to the Dallas Morning News, "instrumental in strengthening the punishments
in the sanctuary cities ban," and authored and passed into law measures that: remove
from office public officials who adopt sanctuary city policies, require government
contractors and subcontractors to use e-Verify, revoke pensions of teachers convicted
of committing sex crimes against students, allow churches to utilize volunteers to
provide security services without risking heavy fines, and prohibit any taxpayer money
from going to Planned Parenthood. He served as the Pro-Life Whip for Texas Right to
Life in 2017.
Chairman Rinaldi earned his Juris Doctor with honors from Boston University School of
Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from James Madison
University. Matt attends St. Ann’s Catholic Parish in Coppell with his wife, Corley, and