Dr. Karen Effrem (president) is a pediatrician, researcher, and conference speaker. Dr. Effrem’s medical degree is from Johns Hopkins University and her pediatric training from the University of Minnesota. She has provided testimony for Congress, as well as in-depth analysis of numerous pieces of major federal education, health, and early childhood legislation for congressional staff, state legislatures, and many organizations. Dr. Effrem serves on the boards of national organizations Education Liberty Watch and the Alliance for Human Research Protection. She has spoken at numerous state and national conferences. She has been interviewed by Fox News and interviewed by or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the British Medical Journal, National Journal, WorldNetDaily, NewsMax, newspapers, radio and television stations across the country. Dr. Karen Effrem and her husband, Paul, have three children.
Majorie Holsten (treasurer) is a wife, a home schooling mom, attorney, and grassroots political activist. A photo and more detailed biographical information are coming soon.
Sue Jeffers is a mother, grassroots political activist, host of the Sue Jeffers radio show on WTCN 1130 AM. She ran for the Republican nomination for governor of Minnesota in 2006 and for Ramsey County Commissioner in 2012.
Dave Jones is a husband, father, engineer, grassroots activist and served faithfully on the board of EdWatch. A photo and more detailed biographical information are coming soon.
Greg O’Connor has owned a small business for 42 years after defending our freedoms in the United States Marine Corps. He has been involved in various education issues since 1975. He has been involved in grassroots political action since the mid-1960s, being a co-founder of the Minnesota Voter’s Coalition in 1975. He also serves on the board and is currently acting as the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Republican Liberty Caucus as well as being active with the Campaign for Liberty and involved in many other civic and charitable organizations. A photo is coming soon.
Polly Sorcan is a mother and former member of the Eveleth-Gilbert (MN) school board. A photo and more detailed biographical information are coming soon.
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