Meet Our Board
Bill Wilson is a strategist and tactician who has worked for more than three decades on dozens of campaigns to advance conservative, free market ideas. He started as a youth coordinator on Ronald Reagan’s 1976 campaign – working northeast Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. For ten years, Bill worked for the National Right to Work campaign, attaining the position of vice president of operations. In 1994, Bill joined US Term Limits as an advisor managing various projects and initiative campaigns. He is also a founding member of Americans for Limited Government (ALG) – and from 2006-2013 served as president of the organization. Bill joined MRF to pursue an opportunity to combine his strategic and tactical skills with data-driven analytics on behalf of ideas he supports.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Bill Hillman worked on multiple national and local-level campaigns in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Idaho – primarily as campaign manager or public relations advisor. Since then he has run his own small business. Bill joined MRF to help those advancing the common sense ideas that will help businesses like his all across the country grow and thrive.
Annette Glenn is a graduate of Boise State (public administration) who has managed congressional, legislative, judicial and lieutenant gubernatorial races. She was the Idaho state chairman of Youth for Reagan in 1984, vice-chair of the College Republican National Committee, and chair of the Boise State University and Idaho College Republicans. Annette was also chair of the Ada County (Boise) Republican Party at age 24 and served as a member of the Idaho Republican Party executive committee and as part of Idaho’s delegation to the 1984 Republican National Convention. She is also a long-time scouting volunteer and home school co-op teacher, including English, history, and constitutional law. She and her husband Gary have five children and three grandchildren. Annette is with MRF because she is drawn to science and research and wants to lend her experience and expertise to a group applying it in such a worthwhile way.
Greg Schmidt graduated in 1982 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Three years later he received his law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School. For three decades Greg practiced law privately in Michigan, with extensive experience in government policy and procedure. From 2005-2008, he served as an elected commissioner on the City of Saginaw Charter Revision Commission – and was the principal drafter for the commission. Greg is with MRF because he believes in doing his part to advance the capabilities of those advancing freedom and free markets.
Peter Conlin is an attorney in Sacramento, California. His practice is focused on insurance law and regulation as well as election and First Amendment law and administrative procedure. He has been legal counselor to the Speaker of the California State Assembly as well as the California Senate GOP caucus, and has served as assistant state treasurer and deputy insurance commissioner. Peter wants to do his part to better equip those who are fighting for the ideas he believes in.