2020 Speakers

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin
Executive Vice President, FRC 

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin serves as Family Research Council's executive vice president. He was one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force. He was privileged to ultimately command these elite warriors in combat operations. Later, he commanded all the Army's Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and School. In all, Lt. Gen. Boykin spent over 36 years in the Army serving his last four years in the deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence. He is an ordained minister with a passion for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and encouraging Christians to become warriors in God's kingdom. He and his wife, Ashley, enjoy spending time with their five children and growing number of grandchildren.
Bishop Larry A. Jackson
Regional Bishop, Fellowship of International Churches

Bishop Larry Jackson is currently serving as the regional bishop for the Fellowship of International Churches (Bishop Wellington Boone, Founder and Prelate) in the southeastern region of the United States. He is the founding pastor of Bethel Outreach International Church and is the founder and president of Frontliners Men's Ministry designed to bring men to the front lines of what God is doing. Bishop Jackson is a nationally known Promise Keepers speaker and has also ministered across the nation and internationally as a keynote speaker in conferences conducted by Iron Sharpens Iron men's movement, The U.S. Military and Leadership Conferences and Watchmen on the Wall briefings conducted by Family Research Council under the leadership of Tony Perkins.
Tony Perkins
President, FRC

Tony Perkins joined Family Research Council in 2003 after holding to his pledge of only serving two terms in the Louisiana legislature. An effective communicator, Tony is the host of a daily, nationally syndicated radio show, Washington Watch with Tony Perkins. He is the author of No Fear: Real Stories of  Courageous New Generation Standing for Truth. Appointed to the U.S. Commision on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in May 2018, Tony was elected chairman by the nine members of the bipartisan commission. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a former police officer, and a former contractor with the U.S. Department of State's Anti-terrorism Assistance Program, Tony brings a unique perspective to the public policy process. He and his wife, Lawana, have been married since 1986 and have five children.
Dr. Stu Weber
Pastor, Author, Speaker

Dr. Stu Weber graduated from Wheaton College in 1967 and holds advanced degrees from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregan. A U.S. Army veteran, he was awarded three bronze stars as a Green Beret in Vietnam. It was there, in the trauma and uncertainty of war, that Stu committed himself to a lifetime of vocational ministry "for Christ and His kingdom." Stu Weber is a pastor who loves his family, his country, and Christ's church. He also has a passion to help men become all God intends them to be. Stu is the best-selling author of several "Gold Medallion Finalist" books. The 20- year bestseller Tender Warrior provides a powerful biblical blueprint for mature manhood in a time and culture that is awash in confusion about gender issues. Stu and his wife Linda live just outside Portland, Oregon. They have three grown sons, and are now greatly enjoying grandparenting seven grandsons and three granddaughters, so far.

Breakout Speakers

Harold Harper
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff, FRC 

Harold's ministry experience combines a Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies & Counseling and a Master's degree in Marriage & Family Counseling with over 30 years of experience in personal, pastoral, and denominational ministry. For nearly two decades of service at the Southern Baptist Convention, God strengthened Harold's voice to build up Christ-following families who are rooted in biblical faith in the  face of increasing social and cultural pressures. During this time he also served as co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program, "For Faith & Family. " Harold is the Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff of the Family Research Council. He and his wife, Donna, have three children, and one granddaughter.
Dr. Mark Harris
Community Impact Team Coordinator, Bold Advance

Dr. Mark Harris served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina from 2005-2017. Before that he led two other churches giving him 28 years of experience in ministry as a senior pastor. In addition to pastoring three churches, Mark has served in many other leadership roles including the president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina from 2011-2013 and founding and executive committee member of "Vote for Marriage NC" from 2011-2012. Although Mark has just stepped into his role as the Bold Advance Community Impact Team Coordinator for FRC Action, he is no stranger to FRC's work. In 2012 he hosted FRC's "I Pledge Sunday" simulcast and has spoken at several of FRC's pastors briefings. Mark and his wife, Beth have been married 32 years and have three grown children, all married, and six incredible grandchildren.
Jay Riemersma
Senior Director of Development, Bold Advance

Jay Riemersma serves as our Senior Director of Development, strategically leading our field staff in advancing the message of faith, family, and freedom throughout the country. As an ambassador for FRC and because of his unique background and gifts, Jay is well equipped to communicate  FRC's vision with key supporters . If Jay's "difficult to pronounce" last name sounds familiar, you may recognize him from his successful football career as a University of Michigan alum and his nine years professionally with the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers. Today, Jay, his wife Cara, and their three children know first-hand what it means to engage in the cultural battle. They do this through his work with FRC, activities in their community, engagement with carious civic organizations, and their church.
Reverend Randy Wilson
Director of Men's Ministries, FRC

Prior to becoming the Director of Men's Ministries, Rev. Randy Wilson traveled the country building relationships with Christian ministers, speaking at regional and local pastoral gatherings and calling them to be watchmen on the wall. Prior to joining FRC, Randy worked for Focus on the Family, where he helped start and develop state Family Policy Councils across the country.  He also served the local church as a Family Life Pastor. Randy and his wife, Lisa, have seven children and 14 grandchildren. They are the founders of Generations of Light and The Father-Daughter Purity Ball and helped their son, Logan, launch School of Honor and their daughter, Jordyn, launch School of Grace. They have authored three books: Celebrations of Faith: Tying our Children's Heartstrings to the Truth; Daddy's Blessings and The Joshua Basket.