Family Research Council

FRC Staff

Tony Perkins

President

 

Tony Perkins is Family Research Council’s fourth and longest serving president, joining the organization in August of 2003.  Described as a legislative pioneer by the national media, Tony Perkins has established himself as an innovative pro-life and pro-family policy and political leader since first being elected to office in 1996. (read more ...)

Shannon Royce

Chief of Staff

Shannon Royce serves as Family Research Council's Chief of Staff with responsibility overseeing day-to-day operations. (read more ...)

Lieutenant General (Retired) William G. "Jerry" Boykin

Executive Vice President

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin serves as Family Research Council's Executive Vice President. (read more ...)

Leadership Team

    • Robert Schwarzwalder
      Senior Vice President
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    • Jared Bridges
      Vice President, Brand Advancement
      Full Bio
    • David Christensen
      Vice President, Government Affairs
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    • Kenyn Cureton
      Vice President, Church Ministries
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    • JP Duffy
      Vice President, Communications
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    • Doug Gillquist
      Vice President, Development
      Full Bio
    • Paul Tripodi
      Vice President, Administration
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Meet the Experts

    • Ken Blackwell
      Senior Fellow, Family Empowerment
      Full Bio
    • Pat Fagan
      Senior Fellow and Director, MARRI
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    • Chris Gacek
      Senior Fellow, Regulatory Policy
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    • Arina Grossu
      Director, Center for Human Dignity
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    • E. W. Jackson
      Senior Fellow, Church Ministries
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    • Robert Morrison
      Senior Fellow, Policy Studies
      Full Bio
    • Henry Potrykus
      Senior Fellow, MARRI
      Full Bio
    • Cathy Ruse
      Senior Fellow, Legal Studies
      Full Bio
    • Peter Sprigg
      Senior Fellow, Policy Studies
      Full Bio
    • Travis Weber
      Director, Center for Religious Liberty
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The FRC Team

    • Cordell Asbenson
      Associate Editor, MARRI
      Full Bio
    • Suzanne Bowdey
      Senior Writer
      Full Bio
    • Randy Burt
      Special Assistant to the President
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    • Pierre Bynum
      Chaplain
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    • Alice Chao
      Media Coordinator
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    • Amy Cheng
      Marketing Coordinator
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    • J. Christopher Curry
      Director of Charitable Gift Planning
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    • Jamie Dangers
      Legislative Assistant
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    • Al De La Roche
      Assistant to the President
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    • Quena Gonzalez
      Director, State & Local Affairs
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    • Christina Hadford
      Associate Editor, MARRI
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    • Emily Hannaman
      Administrative Assistant
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    • Bill Held
      Assistant to the President (Central U.S.)
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    • Sharon Helton
      Senior Director of Events
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    • Craig James
      Assistant to the President
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    • Chrysta Johnson
      Events Manager
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    • Brandon MacCartney
      Assistant to the President
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    • Lela Mayfield
      Digital Strategy Manager
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    • Gil Mertz
      Director of Foundations
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    • Jay Riemersma
      Senior Director of Development
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    • Terri Shepherd
      Development Assistant
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    • Natalie Tarnoviski
      Administrative Assistant for Development
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    • Tabitha Walter
      Government Affairs Office Coordinator
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    • Randy Wilson
      National Field Director
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