As president of the 1st Amendment Partnership, Tim Schultz directs all aspects of the organization’s work, building faith alliances, guiding public policy and educating key influencers on religious freedom issues.
Prior to the 1st Amendment Partnership, he served as State Legislative Director for the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s American Religious Freedom Program (ARFP). In that role, Mr. Schultz directed all of ARFP’s state policy initiatives, including developing and guiding coalition efforts to establish bipartisan religious freedom caucuses in 30 state legislatures. Mr. Schultz is widely viewed as a leading expert on religious freedom issues, with a particular focus on state policy issues.
In his fifteen years of experience developing state and federal policy, Mr. Schultz has testified before Congress and more than fifteen state legislatures.
Mr. Schultz is a leading expert on religious freedom issues, with a particular focus on state policy. He is frequently featured in national media, including the Associated Press, NPR, Deseret News, The Hill, the Christian Broadcast Network, the Daily Beast, and The New York Times.
Mr. Schultz is a former instructor at George Mason University and was a staffer in the Washington, D.C., office of Senator Bob Dole’s presidential campaign. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and Georgetown University Law School.