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SETH WARSHAW, national policy director

Seth is a senior at Boston University who hails from New York City. He is majoring in History, with a minor in Business Administration. During his time at Boston University, he served as Chief Legislative Correspondent for Terriers for Israel.

In the summer of 2016, Seth interned on Capitol Hill for Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2). Seth cares deeply about fiscal responsibility, personal liberty and economic growth. He believes that conservation and the cultivation of a strong renewable energy sector will be vital in maintaining these American values in the 21st century.

When not working, Seth devotes much of his time to following sports. His favorite teams are the New York Rangers and the English Premiership’s Tottenham Hotspur. 

Ethan Wallace, Deputy policy director


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Jackson Blackwell, regional policy advisor

Jackson is a lifelong Alaskan and grew up recreating outdoors. Jackson was named a Coca-Cola Scholar, which is the premier national scholarship for those who have shown a passion for leadership and public service. Jackson was appointed a U.S. Senate Page by Senator Lisa Murkowski in the Fall of 2015. He served as the Kenai Peninsula Office Operations Manager on her successful reelection campaign in 2016. Most recently, Jackson completed an internship in her Washington, D.C. office, with time spent in the Energy and Natural Resource Committee.

Jackson is pursuing a double-major in Political Science and Economics through the Boise State University Honors Program. He plans on attending Law School and focusing in natural resource law.

He currently works for Kallander & Associates, as well as the Arctic Encounter Symposium which specialize in Alaskan and Arctic based policy and consulting. He loves to fish, hike, and run in his free time.


Riley Jensen, federal policy advisor

Riley Jensen is a 17 year old political activist from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Following her graduation in May of 2018, she plans to attend the University of Central Oklahoma and major in business administration with a minor in Political Science, with hopes of attending Law School.

Riley got her start in politics primarily through the 2016 election, getting involved in school and county-wide activism. As she's progressed, she's attended conferences with Turning Point USA and Young America's Foundation. Riley writes for both OUTSET and Future Female Leaders. She is also a member of the Cherokee Nation, and is very proud of her heritage. She believes in the future of conservatism, and attributes her career path to the many people who have nurtured her love for America and conservative values.

In her free time, Riley can be found shooting guns, eating Mexican food, or petting dogs. Riley loves leading worship, exploring the outdoors, and proving people wrong.


Brandon neuman, legal director

As an Eagle Scout and SoCal native, Brandon enjoys spending time outdoors. Coming from a family of farmers, businessmen, and educators, he believes that future generations should also be able to enjoy our natural resources—which is why he advocates for using them responsibly.

He graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University with a B.A. in History, Political Science, and Philosophy, and received a J.D. and Business Law Certificate from the University of Southern California, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. He is also a member of the Federalist Society and the ABA Standing Committee on National Security.

Whenever escapes his desk, he can be found relaxing on a mountain-bound lake, exploring the Santa Monica Mountains, or traveling around the west coast.


Anna katherine Clarke, regional policy advisor

AnnaKatherine is a junior at Covenant College, where she is majoring in History with a focus on communications. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she has enjoyed attending College in the Appalachian Mountains near Chattanooga, Tennessee. She has been active in the Campus Conservation Club and green initiative.

She’s been involved in policy research since competing in Policy Debate beginning in high school. Most recently, she spent the Summer of 2017 interning for Congressman Gary Palmer. (AL-06) And the previous summer working for several campaigns. 

Outside of school, she enjoys traveling, hiking, writing, historical research, and baking.

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Nicholas Lindquist, legislative correspondent

Nick is a Junior at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY where is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in communications. His passion for politics began during the 2012 election cycle, inspiration coming from the Mitt Romney for President campaign. Nick continued to live out his passion by joining the 2016 John Katko for US Congress re-election campaign.

Nick is driven by a passion for politics but also by in engaging in marketing and entrepreneurship. While serving as a DECA Officer for ESM High School and New York’s 9th Competitive Region, he competed in two international DECA Conferences and organized a number of various projects and events. Later, Nick started his own company, using the skills he learned as an officer to produce and enact strategic visions to create success. Nick hopes to unite his passions for business and politics into a driving force for change.

In his free time you can usually find Nick on a hiking trail, reading about US History, spending time with his friends and family, or playing with his dog.

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chris nowicki, Regional Policy advisor

Chris is a sophomore finance and political science major at the University of Notre Dame originally from Madison, Wisconsin. Chris has been increasingly involved in politics since high school, founding his schools Young Republicans Club.

He is a current campus representative for Conservatives for Environmental Reform and hopes to increase his political involvement in the months and years to come. Chris enjoys cycling, exploring our nation’s national parks, and reading classic novels. When not outside or reading, you can find Chris rooting for Notre Dame and the Green Bay Packers.


Trevor Knapp, Regional Policy advisor

Trevor is a junior at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. An Ohio native, Trevor has spent most
of his life enjoying the outdoors. He is an avid marathon runner, fisherman, and outdoorsman. Trevor is
interested in finding commonsense economic solutions to the 21 st century energy problems we face in
our nation today.

With this interest, Trevor contributes to the policy team providing in depth research
regarding policy issues that benefit the United States in reaching a balanced and clean energy future. As
well as being a student at Ohio State, Trevor has had experience working on various federal and
statewide campaigns, such as Senator Rob Portman and Congressman Steve Stivers.