, Program Officer
Sawyer will focus on student outreach and recruitment. He works to
spread freedom on high school and college campuses around the
country, providing on the ground support to YAF chapters and other
conservative clubs. Additionally, Sawyer assists the Foundation
with their many programs.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Sawyer participated in multiple
Foundation conferences that inspired him to start and lead Young
Americans for Freedom at his university.
As YAF chapter chairman at his school, Sawyer helped plan and
organize an event featuring John Stossel to speak about individual
liberty, limited government and free-market enterprise. More than
300 students and faculty were in attendance to help make the event
a success. He also worked with numerous other campus groups to
advance conservative ideas among the student body.
Through internships, Sawyer gained public policy experience in
the state legislative offices of U.S Senator Marco Rubio and U.S.
Representative Allen West. Throughout his four years of higher
education, he regularly participated in educational seminars,
lectures, conventions and events that helped equip him to make a
valuable impact in his communities through volunteer efforts and
Sawyer originally hails from Southeast Missouri. He attended
college in Southeast Florida where he earned a bachelor's of
science degree in finance at Palm Beach Atlantic. He now resides in
Northern Virginia and aims to study graduate economics and history
part-time. Sawyer loves to play sports, hunt, read, travel and be
social. His faith, family and flag are most important to him.