Board of Directors

Matt Schlapp


Matt Schlapp is the Chairman of the Conservative Political Action Coalition (CPAC), the nation’s original grassroots conservative organization. During his 7-year tenure as chairman, CPAC has expanded its reach exponentially and launched critical initiatives in criminal justice reform, secure elections, and state legislative ratings for all 8,000 elected legislators in America. CPAC hosts dozens of additional events, including CPAC conferences throughout America and annual international CPACs in Japan, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil, with dozens of other countries joining the CPAC movement.


Charlie Gerow


Charlie Gerow is a long-time conservative leader and communications executive.

He began his career on the campaign staff of Ronald Reagan for whom he continued to do work for the next 25 years, including the arrangements for his funeral.

Charlie was born into poverty in southern Brazil. He was adopted by American missionaries, came to the United States, and made his home in Pennsylvania where he has lived without interruption for more than 60 years.