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Thank you for stopping by our website today! We appreciate the opportunity to tell you a little about our story.

 

In early 2022—after being locked out of society for over two years—we noticed a strange new development. It’s as if “normal” received a botched facelift. It’s even uglier now than it was before...

Meet the Team.

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Amy Travis, Conservative Author and Speaker

Executive Director

Travis has published nine books on faith and conservative principles, including, The Truth About Love: How to Push Back Against a Godless Culture. She has traveled internationally to speak at leadership events in Cuba, Uganda, and Rwanda.

 

Additionally, Travis earned an undergraduate degree from Liberty University in psychology and a master’s degree from South University in business.

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Valerie Donnelly, Police Officer and Mother

Secretary

Valerie has served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the past four years and has been an Airman with the P.A. Air National Guard for the past ten years. She graduated from IUP with a business degree in 2017.

Val has traveled to East Africa three times in the past decade and has a passion for working with at-risk children. She currently lives with her husband Cody, also a police officer, and daughter, Fiona, in the Fox Chapel area.

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Pastor Cindy Vogel, Church at the Heights

Sr. Advisor

Pastor Cindy has been in ministry with her husband Ralph for 42 years. They have pastored Church at the Heights in Gibsonia for 33 years.   Cindy is the Outreach Pastor and works with a wonderful group of believers who serve God with integrity and passion. Building and advancing the kingdom is the centerpiece of the Vogel’s ministry and life.   

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Rose Tennant, TV and Radio Personality

Sr. Advisor

Rose has 20 years of experience in both radio and television. She is the host of the “Rose Unplugged” Podcast and is a frequent guest host for Sean Hannity and other national personalities. 

Her television background includes hits on FOX News and CNN. 

Rose is a nationally recognized speaker on topics of interest to women, liberty, and faith. 

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Bill Watts, PolicLieutenant

Contributor

Lt. Watts has served for 21 years with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. He spent the first 15 years working with the Pittsburgh K9 Unit. During that time he worked three dual-purpose narcotics dogs. Watts rose as the head trainer for that department.

 

Watts was promoted to Sergeant in March 2019, and promoted to Lieutenant in October, 2022.

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Cody Donnelly, Police Officer | Bomb Technician

Contributor

Cody has been with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police since 2016. After several years working as a patrol officer, he now shares his time with the bomb squad division. He currently lives with his wife, Valerie, and daughter, Fiona, in the Fox Chapel area.

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Amy Dice, Detective, Special Victims Unit

Contributor

Detective Dice has been a police officer for over 13 years. She first started her career as a detective for the Armstrong County District Attorney's office investigating narcotics and child sexual abuse. In 2016, she joined the Pittsburgh Police as a patrol officer and was promoted to detective in 2019, where she currently works in the Special Victims Unit.

Amy felt prompted by God to fight back against the City of Pittsburgh’s Covid-19 vaccine policy. Although there is more work to do, the department has made significant strides toward freedom from mandates for city employees.

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Cheryl Allen, Retired PA Supreme Court Judge

Sr. Advisor

Judge Allen became the first African-American woman to be elected to the Pennsylvania Superior Court in 2007. Judge Allen spent fifteen years practicing law before earning a merit selection appointment to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in 1990.

Allen currently serves as counsel to PA Family Institute, a non-profit organization representing family values in the state capitol.

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Connie Geier, Women's Ministry Leader and Former Educator

Sr. Advisor

Connie served on the executive leadership team for FUSION Leadership Group and spoke at conferences throughout the city of Pittsburgh and in East Africa. She currently leads the women's ministry at LifeStone Church and remains involved in mission projects in Africa.

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Pastor Jay Gilbert, Lead Pastor

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Pastor Jay is the senior pastor at Another Level Ministries in Pittsburgh, PA, and host of "Signs of Times" for Cornerstone Television Network. He is the author of two books and holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Theology from Logos Christian College. Additionally, he is pursuing his doctorate in ministry.

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Terri Hasdorff, Author, Former Congressional Candidate

Sr. Advisor

Hasdorff is a former congressional candidate and executive-level leader with over twenty years' experience working at the intersection of faith and politics. She began her career in 1991 in what is now called the White House Office of Public Engagement. Her book, Running Into the Fire, was released in October of 2022.

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Stacey Schieffelin, International Model, Entrepreneur, and AFPI Sr. Advisor

Sr. Advisor

Schieffelin began her career as a prominent international FORD model, frequently seen on catwalks & fashion magazine covers. She then quickly grew into a widely recognizable brand | market leader for the $500 billion beauty industry & an award-winning business curator.
 
Today, Stacey is honored to be a Senior Advisor to AFPI a non-partisan research institute. AFPI exists to advance policies that put the American people
first. The guiding principles are liberty, free enterprise, national greatness, American military superiority, foreign-policy engagement in the American interest, and the importance of American workers, families, and communities.

 

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Tiffany Gilbert, Pastor, and Women's Care Center co-founder

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Tiffany is the Executive Director of the newly founded East Liberty Women's Care Center, a pro-life pregnancy center offering a full range of services to women, children, and families. She and her husband pastor Another Level Ministries in Pittsburgh and have two young sons.

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Lisa Daggs, CCMA Artist of the Year Nominee

Contributor

With the voice and heart of an angel, Lisa Daggs has been delighting and encouraging audiences for over 25 years. Whether on a stage, behind the radio microphone, or one-on-one with her fans, Lisa courageously shares her own story of loss, redemption, and hope to inspire everyone she meets. As a vocal performance artist Lisa has been honored with numerous awards including The Gospel Voice Diamond Award for Country Artist of the Year.

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