by L. Henry | June 01, 2021

Jesse Watters and Jason Chaffetz of Fox News to Keynote

 (Harrisburg, PA) – Tim Goeglein, Vice President for External and Government Relations at Focus on the Family will speak on Cancelling the Cancel Culture at the 2021 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held Friday, June 11th and Saturday June 12th at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill, PA.

This year’s premier gathering of Pennsylvania conservatives will feature Jesse Watters of Fox News’ The Five and the Jesse Watters Show as the Friday evening dinner speaker. Fox News contributor and former congressman Jason Chaffetz will be the Saturday luncheon speaker. Goeglein will join Jonathan Willliams from the American Legislative Exchange Council, Congressman Dan Meuser, Pittsburgh Radio Host Rose Somma Tennent, Congressman Scott Perry, Rachel Bovard of the Conservative Policy Institute, Jeff Bartos of the 30 Day Fund, Bill McSwain, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; C.L. Bryant of FreedomWorks, John Gizzi of Newsmax, Jason Snead of the Honest Election Project, State Senator Kim Ward, State Treasurer Stacy Garrity and state Senator Doug Mastriano as speakers at the event.  Additional speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

Tim Goeglein is the Vice President for External and Government Relations at Focus on the Family in Washington. He served in high-level government posts for the past two decades.  He 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.  Also, he has served as a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation.

Goeglein is the author of the political memoir THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE:  FAITH AND POLITICS IN THE GEORGE W. BUSH ERA which was published in September, 2011.  His latest book is AMERICAN RESTORATION: HOW FAITH, FAMILY, AND PERSONAL SACRIFICE CAN HEAL OUR NATION (Regnery, 2019), in which he offers a roadmap to national and spiritual renewal by examining American culture.

Tim holds Honorary Doctorate degrees from Concordia University, New York City; and from Faith Evangelical College and Seminary, Tacoma, Washington.

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. Tim also serves on the Institute for American Universities Advisory Board.  Goeglein served as Board Secretary of the American Conservative Union Foundation, and five years as a Senior Fellow at The Heritage Foundation.  Also, he is a member of the Council for National Policy, the Philadelphia Society, and the Capitol Hill Club.

He is married to Jenny and they have two sons.


This year’s PLC panels include:

Re-Opening PA

Guy Ciarrocchi, Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry

Christopher Brooks, East Stroudsburg University

Phil English, Arent Fox

Jennifer Fertenbaugh, Restaurant Owner


Powering PA: Responsible Energy Policy

Greg Wrightstone, CO2 Coalition

Rachel Gleason, PA Coal Alliance

Joe Pittman, State Senator


Health Care Reimagined

Ashley Klingensmith, Americans for Prosperity-PA

Dean Clancy, Americans for Prosperity

Matthew McCoy, Villanova University



Ensuring Election Integrity

Rebecca Oyler, Former Policy Director PA Department of State

Seth Grove, State Representative

Scott R. Davis, Judge of Elections’

Christopher Wright, Potomac TEA Party


This year’s “conversations” include:


Future of the Conservative Movement

John Gizzi, Newsmax

Dr. Paul Kengor, Grove City College

Colin Hanna, Let Freedom Ring USA


Empowering Parents Through School Choice

Lenny McAllister of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Cyber Charter Schools

Susan Selby, Immanuel Christian School


Fairness in Women’s Sports

Judge Cheryl Allen, PA Family Institute

Barbara Gleim, State Representative’


Political Power of Labor Unions

David Osborne, Americans for Fair Treatment

Gina Diorio, Commonwealth Partners


Proper Role of Courts

Keith Naughton, Silent Majority Strategies

Russ Diamond, State Representative


Conservative Civility

Joe Watkins, Host, State of Independence

Jeff Coleman, Churchill Media


The 2021 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will include four workshops: Recruiting Friends & Neighbors by Telling Your Story presented by Americans for Prosperity, Critical Race Theory presented by the Pennsylvania Family Institute, Taking Back Your School Board: How to Grow a Parent Lead Movement presented by FreedomWorks, and Election Integrity Training presented by American Majority.


Registration for the 2021 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is now open at