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 ...)

Lieutenant General (Retired) William G. Boykin

Executive Vice President

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

Leadership Team

    • Jared Bridges
      Vice President, Brand Advancement
      Bio
    • David Christensen
      Vice President, Government Affairs
      Bio
    • Kenyn Cureton
      Vice President, Church Ministries
      Bio
    • JP Duffy
      Vice President, Communications
      Bio
    • Sharon Helton
      Senior Director of Events
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    • Scott Hurley
      Vice President, Development
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    • Brad Pikkaart
      Senior Director of Information Technology
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    • Paul Tripodi
      Vice President, Administration
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    • Travis Weber
      Vice President, Policy
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Policy Experts

    • Ken Blackwell
      Sr. Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance
      Bio
    • David Closson
      Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview
      Bio
    • Chris Gacek
      Senior Fellow, Regulatory Policy
      Bio
    • Alexandra McPhee
      Director of Religious Freedom Advocacy
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    • Patrina Mosley
      Director of Life, Culture and Women's Advocacy
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    • Cathy Ruse
      Senior Fellow and Director of Human Dignity
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    • Peter Sprigg
      Senior Fellow, Policy Studies
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The FRC Team

    • Abigail Akin
      Events Coordinator
      Bio
    • Suzanne Bowdey
      Senior Writer
      Bio
    • Randy Burt
      Special Assistant to the President
      Bio
    • Pierre Bynum
      Chaplain
      Bio
    • Matt Carpenter
      Deputy Director of State and Local Affairs
      Bio
    • J. Christopher Curry
      Director of Charitable Gift Planning
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    • Hannah Eichelberger
      Graphic Designer
      Bio
    • Quena Gonzalez
      Director, State & Local Affairs
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    • Laura Grossberndt
      Government Affairs Office Coordinator
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    • Nathan Hall
      Video Producer

      Bio

    • Marcus Harris
      Director of Student Interns and Lectures

      Bio

    • Dan Hart
      Managing Editor for Publications
      Bio
    • Debbie Healy
      Regional Director of Development
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    • Bill Held
      Regional Director of Development
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    • Chrysta Johnson
      Events Manager
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    • Macie Malone
      Regional Media Manager
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    • Matthew Mangiaracina
      Manager of Digital Strategy
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    • Madison Mealor
      Development Operations Coordinator
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    • John Méndez
      Culture Impact Team Coordinator
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    • Gil Mertz
      Director of Foundations
      Bio
    • Om Narayanan
      Administration Office Coordinator
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    • Annie Piper
      Administrative Assistant for Church Ministries
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    • John Reid
      Digital Media Director
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    • Cassidy Rich
      Administrative Assistant
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    • Jay Riemersma
      Senior Director of Development
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    • Connor Semelsberger
      Legislative Assistant
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    • Terri Shepherd
      Integrated Development Manager
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    • Mary Beth Waddell
      Senior Legislative Assistant
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    • Randy Wilson
      National Field Director
      Bio