CPJ Team

Stephanie Summers, Chief Executive Officer 

Stanley Carlson-Thies, Senior Director, Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance

Luke Galyen, Communications Associate

Samuel Littauer, Development Associate

Oliver Mead, Operations Assistant

Anna Kate Peterson, Shared Justice Program Assistant

Katie Thompson, Program Director & Editor, Shared Justice




Rachel Anderson, Resident Fellow, Families Valued

Vincent Bacote, Associate Professor of Theology, Wheaton College

Chelsea Langston Bombino, CPJ Fellow

Clarke Cochran, author and health policy expert

Michael J. Gerson, Visiting Fellow

Charles Glenn, Jr., Professor, Boston University

Robert Joustra, Associate Professor, Redeemer University College

Matthew Kaemingk, Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics, and Associate Dean at Fuller Theological Seminary (Houston)

Michelle Crowell Kirtley, Policy Associate, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity

Steven E. Meyer, Partner, TSM Global Consultants; Professor Emeritus, National Defense University

Timothy Sherratt, Professor of Political Science, Gordon College

Gideon Strauss, Associate Professor in Worldview Studies at Institute for Christian Studies

Harold Dean Trulear, Associate Professor, Howard University School of Divinity


Board of Trustees

John Baas (Chair), Vice President for Advancement, Dordt University

Jeffrey Bailey, Director of Strategy, Openfields

Kathy Pointer (Vice Chair), Owner and CEO, Youth Now! and K E Pointer Enterprises

Jesse Covington, Professor of Political Science, Westmont College

Justin Bailey, Assistant Professor of Theology, Dordt University

Jessica Joustra (Secretary), Assistant Professor of International Studies, Redeemer University

Ivy Ka-Yee LauGlobal Public Policy and Research Lead at PayPal

Denise Strothers, National Director of Training, Healing Communities

Claire McWilliams-Doty, Lead Auditor at Environmental Protection Agency

Matt Reiffer, Vice President Infrastructure Programs, American Council of Engineering Companies

Yvette Santana, Women's Ministries Director, Church of God

Kelly Tien (Treasurer), Accounting and Finance Executive

[All members of the board of trustees may be contacted at CPJ's Washington, DC office.]


Advisors and Consultants

Judith Dean, Professor of Economics, Brandeis University

Paul DeWeese, Former Member, Michigan House of Representatives

John DiIulio, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Bruce MacLaury, President Emeritus, The Brookings Institution

Mark Noll, Professor, University of Notre Dame

Amy Sherman, Senior Fellow, Sagamore Institute

Ronald Sider, President Emeritus, Evangelicals for Social Action

Art Simon, Founder/President Emeritus, Bread for the World

Barbara Williams Skinner, President, Skinner Farm Leadership Institute

Corwin Smidt, Research Fellow, Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics, Calvin College

Clyde Taylor, Former U.S. Ambassador