OFFICERS

Laura Ingraham, National Chairman

Laura Ingraham is the most listened-to woman in political talk radio in the United States. “The Laura Ingraham Show” is heard on hundreds of stations nationwide and has been addicting legions of listeners since its launch in 2001. Always smart and entertaining, Laura is a regular Fox News contributor and the principal substitute host on The O’Reilly Factor. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of five books.

Craig Shirley, Chairman

Craig Shirley is a Reagan biographer, having written two critically acclaimed books on Reagan’s 1976 and 1980 campaigns. He is a longtime advisor to conservative causes and noted lecturer, having spoken at the Reagan Library, Eureka College, and the Reagan Ranch Center Santa Barbara. It was Shirley’s idea to resurrect Reagan’s CFTR.

 

 

 

Diana Banister, Executive Director

Diana Banister is the Vice President of the widely respected Shirley & Banister Public Affairs and is today considered to be one of the most influential women in the conservative movement and the New Media.

Martha Boneta, Executive Vice President

Martha Boneta is a farmer and national advocate for property rights and protecting the American Dream. The Virginia General Assembly, honored Martha with a Joint Commendation from both the House and the Senate recognizing Martha for her significant contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Martha was recognized as one of “America’s Most Amazing Women” by Country Woman Magazine and today, Martha speaks all over the country about property rights, farming, environmental and energy issues as well as defending the American Dream.

DIRECTORS

Dan Oliver, Director

Dan Oliver’s long association with the conservative movement began in the 1960s when he worked closely with Bill and Jim Buckley. Later, he served in the Reagan Administration as General Counsel of two cabinet level departments and as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. He has served on the boards of many conservative organizations and is currently a Senior Director at White House Writers Group.

Ed Meese, Director

Ed Meese was once described by Ronald Reagan as the first person he would turn to in a crisis. Meese’s long association with Reagan began in the 1960s, right up to serving as the Attorney General of the United States during the Reagan Administration. He has been closely associated with the Heritage Foundation for many years and is a much sought-after lecturer and writer on Constitutional law.

Neal B. Freeman, Director

Neal B. Freeman is Chairman of The Blackwell Corporation, an advisory firm with clients in the communications, defense, and wealth management businesses. Mr. Freeman is an experienced corporate director and has been closely involved in issues of corporate strategy. His articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Mari Maseng Will, Director

Mari Maseng Will served in the Reagan White House as Director of Communications, presidential speechwriter and Director of Public Liaison. During her Washington career, she served as press secretary or communications director for both Bob and Elizabeth Dole—during his presidential campaigns and her tenure at the Department of Transportation and the American Red Cross.