Heritage Action Staff

The Heritage Action team is passionate and dedicated to restoring conservative principles to America. The team is located in Washington, DC and across the country to ensure we can be the voice for reason and sound policy for the American people.

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Tim Chapman
Executive Director

Tim Chapman serves as the Executive Director of Heritage Action. In this role, Chapman is responsible for establishing a long-term, strategic vision for Heritage Action while working alongside The Heritage Foundation leadership to ensure both organizations are working toward common goals. The Pennsylvania native is an original co-founder of Heritage Action for America, serving first as its Chief Operating Officer, and has been a driving force in the day-to-day successes of the organization.

A distinguished voice in the conservative movement, Chapman has served as a key adviser on public policy matters throughout his tenure in the United States Senate and with The Heritage Foundation as chief of staff to former-President, Ed J. Feulner, Ph.D. Tim has been published and quoted in outlets including Politico Magazine, The Hill, National Review, The Washington Post, and Forbes, and has made multiple appearances on cable television.

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Jessica Anderson
Vice President

Jessica Anderson is the Vice President of Heritage Action for America. In this role, she is responsible for the strategic operation and day-to-day activities of the government relations, policy, digital marketing, and grassroots teams. Prior to her return to Heritage Action, Anderson served as Associate Director, Intergovernmental Affairs and Strategic Initiatives for the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump Administration. Anderson has nearly 10 years of political experience which includes her first tour at Heritage Action as Grassroots Director. Anderson landed on the 2017, 30 Under 30 Forbes List for Law and Policy and is a recipient of other top 30 Under 30 awards from Newsmax and Red Alert. Jessica Anderson has been published in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Real Clear Policy, The Hill, and The American Spectator. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida and is a graduate of the Koch Associate Program.

Josh Arnold
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Ian Artinger
Digital Campaign Director
Garrett Bess
Government Relations Director
Melody Clarke
Senior Regional Coordinator, Mid-atlantic
Wesley Coopersmith
Deputy Director of Government Relations
Lindsey Curnutte
Digital Campaign Associate
Bryan Denny
Marketing Manager
Mark DiPlacido
Senior Legislative Assistant
Nathan Duell
Regional Coordinator, Southwest
Walker Gallman
Senior Legislative Assistant
Karen Jaroch
Regional Coordinator, Florida
Stephanie Kreuz
Regional Manager and Senior Advisor
Abigail Ortman
Graphic Designer
James Quarles
Regional Coordinator, Southern and Upper Midwest
Nathan Rogers
Senior Advisor, Political Affairs
Gabrielle Schirmer
Executive Assistant & Program Coordinator
Brian Schmitt
Strategic Partnerships Coordinator
Janae Stracke
Grassroots Director
Rebekah Warwick
Regional Coordinator, Western
Noah Weinrich
Press Secretary