Tim Goeglein is Focus on the Family’s Senior Advisor to the President and Vice President for External Relations in Washington.

He previously worked as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, where he was the Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison from 2001 to 2008. Based on that experience, he authored the political memoir “The Man in the Middle: Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era.”

Tim served as Press Secretary and Communications Director for U.S. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana. And he was Communications Director for Gary Bauer at the Campaign for Working Families and in Bauer’s presidential bid.

Tim is the secretary of the Coalitions for America Board, a member of the board for the National Civic Art Society, and a member of the board of governors of the Young America’s Foundation which owns and operates the Ronald Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. He served as Board Secretary of the American Conservative Union Foundation which hosts CPAC. Also, he is a member of the Council for National Policy, the Philadelphia Society, and the Capitol Hill Club.

He graduated from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism in 1986. He was the Richard Gray Fellow in his senior year.

Tim serves on the Sanctity of Life Commission for his church body, the 2.5 million-member Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and has served as a deacon in his church for 25 years. He has been married to Jenny for more than 20 years; they have two sons, Tim and Paul.

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