The American Leadership & Policy Foundation recently welcomed Mr. John LaVanchy to the Foundation as a Junior Fellow. Mr. LaVanchy is a distinguished alumna of Columbia College graduating Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in History with minors in political science, ethics, religion, and philosophy. Mr. LaVanchy began his career in the public sector as a legislative aide for the Agricultural House of Representatives Committee Chairman John Cuathorn shortly upon graduation. After his apprenticeship, he was hired full-time and currently functions as a legislative assistant at the Missouri State Capitol by Representative Andrew McDaniel.
Jakob R. McGaughey, originally from Montgomery, AL, is a Jr. Fellow with the American Leadership and Policy Foundation. Jakob always had enduring aspirations to serve his country in some capacity of public service and ultimately chose the military. He developed a true passion for service during his time in the Civil Air Patrol. While in the Air Force Auxiliary he reached staggering highest within his local squadron, wing, and region. Attending national events such as the Civic Leadership Academy where members tour several government organizations such as the CIA, State Department, and Capitol Hill. Most remarkably becoming the Chairman for the Alabama Wing Cadet Advisory Board.