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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Featuring: Rosa Koire ROSA KOIRE

Rosa Koire, ASA, is the executive director of the Post Sustainability Institute and the author of BEHIND THE GREEN MASK: UN Agenda 21. She is a retired forensic commercial real estate appraiser specializing in eminent domain valuation. As a District Branch Chief at the California Department of Transportation her nearly 30 years analyzing land use and property value enabled her to recognize the planning revolution sweeping the country. While fighting to stop a huge redevelopment project in her city she researched the corporate, political, and financial interests behind it and found UN Agenda 21. Impacting every aspect of our lives, UN Agenda 21/Sustainable Development is a corporate manipulation using the Green Mask of environmental concern to forward a globalist plan. Rosa speaks across the world and is a regular blogger on her website Democrats Against UN Agenda 21.. Her book, BEHIND THE GREEN MASK: UN AGENDA 21 is available on Amazon.com, Kindle, Nook, at her website, and at the conference.

Rosa Koire, ASA
California Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers
District Branch Chief, California Department of Transportation
Bachelor of Arts, English, UCLA, 1982
CONTACT: rk@postsustainabilityinstitute.org
Rosa's Info Page

Glen Morgan

Featuring: GLEN MORGAN

Glen is currently the Executive Director of the Citizens Alliance for Property Rights (CAPR). He also served as the Grassroots Director and the Property Rights Director at the Freedom Foundation from 2011 until January 2015. He enjoys creating videos and documenting Big Government's abuses of citizens, particularly on property rights issues. He is a frequent writer and speaker on property rights, the environmental movement, Big Government, and the importance of citizen activism. In 2015, Glen was honored with the annual Rodney & Laurel McFarland Award presented by the CAPR for exemplary performance in preserving and protecting property rights for the year 2014. He has been published in the Heritage Insider to local blog sites, appeared on King5 News, KOMO News, Fox News (Q13), KUOW (NPR), The David Boze show, Todd Herman (Seattle -AM 770)and a variety of other television and radio programs. He frequently testifies on property rights issues at local government hearings and at the Washington State Legislature. Glen is also known for writing opposition statements in the official voter guide for voter-approved tax increases. He has been working on campaign finance reforms and has filed almost 400 Public Disclosure campaign finance complaints resulting in over 50 lawsuits against state legislators and senators, county Democratic Party Committees, judges, and other politicians who violate Washington State finance laws. Glen is a fifth generation Washingtonian whose family members helped found the Pike Place market and the first power generating waterwheel in Union WA.(1920's). Glen's father helped found the City of Newcastle, and served as a City Councilman there for years. Glen graduated Columbia College in New York City with a BA in Political Science and currently lives on a tree farm in Thurston County with his wife and four children. Credit: https://www.wethegoverned.com/glen-morgan-short-bio/

Marty McClendon

Featuring: MARTY MCCLENDON
Pierce County Republican Party Chairman

Marty was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Washington State in 2016 and is the Radio Talk Show Co-Host of "Eyes on Washington". Marty was born in San Diego and raised in Coulee Dam in Washington State. He attended the University of Washington to pursue a career in medicine. After college, Marty enjoyed working as an Anesthesia Technician for 13 years, and also pursued a Real Estate profession and has worked as a successful Realtor for over 17 years. Marty, his wife, and three children live in Gig Harbor.


John Carlson

Featuring: JOHN CARLSON
570 KVI Radio Host

John Carlson is synonymous with Washington State Politics. Simply put, he is THE conservative voice in Seattle. John is the premiere analyst, political strategist and one of the most successful talk radio hosts in America. Now he's heard daily on Talk Radio 570 KVI, weekday mornings 6 - 10am. John first sat behind the KVI microphone in 1993 and has informed, persuaded and entertained KVI faithful on and off for nearly 2 decades. Before radio, he was a television commentator on KIRO-TV (CBS) for seven years, for KCTS-TV (PBS) and has written a newspaper column for 18 years. John graduated in 1981 with a B.S. in Political Science Honors Program at the University of Washington. He is listed as one of the University's 100 most influential alumni of the 20th century. In politics, John has led three successful statewide initiatives, including America's first "Three Strikes, You're Out" ballot measure in the early 90's. Violent crime tumbled by nearly 30% in the decade after its passage. John worked briefly in the Reagan Administration in the early '80's before serving as Communications Director for Republican Washington State Chairman Jennifer Dunn. In the 80's and 90's, John founded and led a successful think tank, The Washington Policy Center , which has received praise from several Presidents and Governors in both political parties for the quality and influence of its work. John, and his wife Lisa and two sons, live in Bellevue and are active in several civic and charitable causes. His interests include movies, hiking, mountain climbing, and riding his motorcycle.

Todd Herman

Featuring: TODD HERMAN
KTTH Radio Host


Sharon Hanek

Featuring: SHARON HANEK
Activist: Winner Andy Hill Learn,Earn,Serve Award


Keli Carender

Featuring: KELI CARENDER aka Liberty Bell
Communications Director: National Association of Scholars

Keli Carender is an American blogger credited with being the first Tea Party protest activist when she was the principal organizer of a protest of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on February 16, 2009. Carender started her blog Redistributing Knowledge on January 25, 2009, writing under the nom de plume Liberty Belle. Credit: WIKIPEDIA

Kirby Wilbur

Featuring: KIRBY WILBUR
KVI Radio Host / Master of Ceremonies and Moderator

Kirby was born in Washington DC and moved to Seattle at age eight. He graduated from Queen Anne High School, earned a history degree from the Univ. of Washington, and subsequently attended summer courses at Georgetown University and Hillsdale College. He has been active in politics since high school and has served in various positions, including state chairman of the Young Republicans and as a delegate or alternate delegate to 8 national Republican conventions. He has worked for the King County Assessor and owned his own real estate appraisal firm, Liberty Consultants. He worked for KVI initially from 1993 until 2009. He also taught home-schooled high school students during this time in American /World History and American Government/Economics. After leaving KVI, he worked as state director of Americans for Prosperity, was elected state chairman of the Republican Party in 2011, and left that position in July 2013 to become executive director of the National Journalism Center in Reston Virginia. There he trained college students wishing to enter the profession of journalism in fact-based and accurate reporting with no political biases or agendas. He returned to the airwaves on KVI on January 4, 2016. Kirby and his wife, Trina, met on the Reagan campaign and married in November 1980 and have two sons, Nathan and Adam. His favorite pastimes include reading history books and biographys, enjoying a good burger, smoking a good cigar, shooting his .45s and AR-15s, watching Husky football and most of all enjoying family and friends. The Wilbur family attends Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran church in Maltby. He loves his country and is unapologetically American.

Kerry French
Featuring: KERRY FRENCH

Kerry French, a conservative activist since her teens, volunteered on the Ronald Reagan campaign and other causes. She honorably served our country in the Navy for 20 years and then became politically involved again in 2010 when the health care bill was being forced on our population with no bipartisan support. This was a very important issue to her since her daughter died in a governmenthospital due to medical mistakes and she, herself, nearly died on active duty due to denial of timely health care. Since then, she has been very active in her community serving as a land commissioner, a community council member, a Precinct Committee Officer, a legislative district leader, a state director and chapter leader of a national security non-profit as well as the vice chair of the committee that got a referendum on the ballot that shut down the "Tax Palace"boondoggle, a plan to renovate the Puget Sound Hospital into a new county building. Considered for appointment as Representative for the 2nd Legislative District, Kerry has been a founding member of the Gun Rights Coalition and participated in a coalition that brought together more than 25 grassroots leaders in Pierce County. She has run a successful state representative campaign and is currently running the Kelly Chambers for state representative campaign for the 25th district. In any spare time she has, she loves singing, laughing, and studying Government at Regent University. She intends to start a non-profitthat will advance conservative values through education using the creative arts.


Jake Robinson Featuring: JAKE ROBINSON

Jacob ("Jake") Robinson is the Commander of the Combat Infantrymen's Assoc. for the last 8 years, and Chaplain of the Chapter 16 Special Forces Association for 20 years. Jake served as an Infantryman and Special Forces soldier for 23 years that included 5 years in Vietnam and 8 years in Korea. He is the recipient of a silver star, two bronze stars w/v device, five purple hearts, American, Australian, Korean, and Vietnam parachute wings and the combat infantryman badge. We are very honored to have Jake lead our invocation and pledge of allegiance.




Phil Watson Featuring: PHIL WATSON

Phil Watson is currently the director of the Save Our Security No on I-1639 Committee, a legislative advocate for the Firearms Policy Coalition. Formerly a director of special projects with the Second Amendment Foundation, Mr. Watson's activities and thoughtful public debates against politicians and gun control activists have garnered local and national recognition in the debate over Second Amendment Rights. Phil's public records requests and subsequent lawsuit against the City of Seattle was recognized with the Key Award from the Washington Coalition for Open Government. His project "Meet the Mayors" gained national recognition in highlighting the hypocrisy of Michal Bloomberg gun control group s. As the executive director for the International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights he helped rally 32 gun rights groups from 22 different countries to oppose and lobby against the UN Arms Trade Treaty and new EU firearms regulations. Mr. Watson currently lobbies in Olympia, Salem, and Washington DC. One of his amendments was recently signed into law in 2017 with unanimous approval in Olympia, a rare feat on issues surrounding guns. With experience in local and statewide campaigns, Mr. Watson has also been a featured guest speaker for the Arlington, Virginia-based Leadership Institute on communications, lobbying, and campaign tactics. Phil was born and raised in Lakewood, Washington. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, member of the Sons of the American Revolution, and is a veteran of the Army Reserves.

Bill Palmer Featuring: BILL PALMER

Bill Palmer has been a planning professional for over 38 years with experience in both the public and private sectors. His field of expertise covers a broad spectrum in urban and regional planning endeavors - departmental administration; regulatory implementation; grant seeking; regional, area wide, and city comprehensive planning; urban design; airport master planning; natural disaster mitigation planning; human resources planning; site planning; and architecture/building design. His various roles have included: basic data collection, drafting, lead planner in charge of preparing entire comprehensive plans, primary author of reports, project supervisor, and department director.

Featuring: TONY STEPHENS JR.

Tony Stephens Jr. Served in the U.S. Army during Operation Iraqii Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom, and earned the Meritorious Service Medal, The Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and was awarded 3 Purple Hearts.

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