David Stuckenberg is the Founder and Chairman of the American Leadership and Policy Foundation and a veteran military instructor pilot with over 900 combat hours flying intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and transport aircraft.
Stephen Dupuis is a Board Member and Sr. Fellow at the American Leadership and Policy Foundation. As a USAF officer and veteran B-52 bomber aircrew, Stephen has spent his career leading airmen and ensuring the continuity of America’s strategic military deterrence.
David gained much of his career experience while serving as Chief of Public Affairs for the three Air Force installations in the U.S. and Turkey. While in these positions, David provided strategic level counsel to senior wing leaders regarding internal and external diplomatic communications; media engagement, social media and operational/communication security. He also managed all visual information, news publication operations, and served as the chief editor for the respective base websites and newspaper publications.
Dylan R. Bryant is a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Secretary, and a Junior Research Fellow at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation (ALPF). In addition, he is a recent graduate of the Master of Public Administration program at Arkansas State University, Legislator Assistant in the Missouri House of Representatives, and Webmaster and Marketing Coordinator for Bryant Auction LLC., a private liquidation company.
The American Leadership & Policy Foundation welcomed General Kenneth Chrosniak to the Board of Directors earlier this year.
Win Johnson is a Board Member and Sr. Fellow the American Leadership and Policy Foundation. Win is also an appellate attorney and the Legal Division Director of the Alabama Administrative Office of Courts (AOC) where he works as a liaison between the legislature and the Unified Judicial System of Alabama.
Dr. Dean Dohrman is a Missouri State Representative and a Senior Research Fellow at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation. Dohrman is also a life-long educator and an agricultural, business, and trade expert.
Dave Roland is an Advisory Board Member and Senior Fellow at the American Leadership and Policy Foundation. Dave is also the Director of Litigation and co-founder of the Freedom Center of Missouri.
Tony Contento, Ph.D. is a plant cell physiologist from Central New York. Recently, the ALPF Board of Directors voted to appoint Dr. Contento as the Interim Director of Research. Dr. Contento is also the Interim Director of the State University of New York at Oswego Agricultural Testing and Analysis Laboratory, where he is a member of the Biological Sciences Department. He is also the Program Coordinator for the General Education curriculum for Colorado State University Global Campus. He earned his Doctoral Degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wyoming, working under Randy Lewis on charactering the structural and mechanical properties of spider silk proteins. While he pursued his studies at UW, he was very active in Student Publications, serving as an assistant Editor for The Branding Iron newspaper and Frontiers magazine. He also served as Editor for the Owen Wister Review literary journal, creating their first spoken word edition.
Certified in Career Coaching by PARW/CC, Natascha earned a bachelor’s degree from UMASS Amherst, is an Executive Education Alumna of both Harvard Kennedy School in Leading Change, and MIT Sloan in Entrepreneurship, trained in Mediation from Harvard Law, trained in Scaling Up from Stanford Business School, an MBA graduate of Johnson & Wales, a Master’s in Leadership degree holder and currently a Doctoral Candidate (ABD) in Leadership from Northeastern University.
Kevin Tracy is the Director of Media at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation. As Media Director Tracy oversees a range of communications operations including marketing, web, print, video and social media. His over 25 years of experience is vital to the ALPF’s visibility and day-to-day operations.
Michael has had extensive experience litigating accountability and integrity lawsuits in both federal and state court. Michael has challenged the delay of the employer mandate on behalf of a Florida orthodontist, challenged the Cook County Sheriff’s Office for failing to comply with its legal duties, and challenged the District of Columbia’s policy allowing Congressional employees to purchase health insurance on the “Small Business Exchange.”
ALPF welcomes international relations and ideological expert Joseph Butta as a senior fellow. Mr. Joseph “Joe” Butta began his service with the United States Government in 1986 as an investigator for the Department of Defense. After five years, Joe entered a government internship that focused on issues in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Balkans. Mr. Butta graduated from this program as an Intelligence Analyst in 1995. In addition to becoming a Middle East North Africa Desk Officer, Joe spent approximately five years with NATO’s Southern Command as an Analyst and Liaison Officer in support of allied operations in the Balkans.
Dr. David L. Cross, PT, CRC, is a Senior Fellow at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation where he works with scholars and researchers to inform the public and leaders on wellness related policy issues. Dr. Cross has been a practitioner, researcher, and educator for almost four decades. His academic preparation, published research, clinical experience and credentialing in rehabilitation and physical therapy are considerable. His research interests center on physical exercise, mental health, pain treatment, functional capacity parameters, neuromuscular therapeutics, disability analysis and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Cross has maintained close ties with academia throughout his career having been a clinical instructor, a clinical researcher, and most recently an Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Indiana State University.
The American Leadership & Policy Foundation welcomes Dr. Maurice Dawson as a Senior Fellow. Dawson is the Assistant Professor of Information Systems (Cyber Security) at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) and a published author, among many other notable achievements.