Board of Advisors

Rachel Bovard is the Executive Director of the Senate Steering Committee. She has served in both the House and Senate in various roles, including on the Senate Steering Committee under Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)

James Braid serves as Legislative Director to Senator J.D. Vance. He previously served as the Chief of Staff to Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and Matt Rosendale (R-MT). In the Trump Administration, he was Deputy to the Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at OMB

Ryan Girdusky is a political consultant and writer. In 2021, he founded 1776 Project PAC, the first nationwide political action committee dedicated to school board elections. He’s a native New Yorker and the co-author of the book “They’re Not Listening”

Josh Hammer is the Newsweek Opinion Editor, a Research Fellow at the Edmund Burke Foundation, a syndicated columnist, and Counsel and Policy Advisor for the Internet Accountability Project. He is also the host of The Josh Hammer Show for Newsweek

Terry Schilling is the President of the American Principles Project, the premiere political advocacy organization for the family. Through Terry’s leadership, APP has spent millions of dollars in campaigns and elections attacking anti-family politicians

J.D. Vance is a U.S. Senator from Ohio. An investor, commentator, and author of the #1 NYT Bestselling Hillbilly Elegy, he was raised by his working-class grandparents in Middletown, Ohio. J.D. graduated from Middletown High School in 2003 and then immediately enlisted

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