Tom Minnery was president emeritus of Family Policy Alliance (formerly CitizenLink), a public policy affiliate of Focus on the Family, and former senior vice president of Government and Public Policy for Focus on the Family. He was also board chairman of Center for Christian Virtue, the Ohio family policy council.
A founding member of the ADF Board of Directors and former chairman of the board, Minnery was passionate about protecting the First Amendment rights of all Americans including the right to freely share the Gospel.
Minnery was a former senior editor of Christianity Today magazine and Capitol Hill correspondent for Gannett News Service. His service to other boards, non-profit organizations, and the local community includes Regent University School of Government Board of Visitors and local political campaigns. He was a church elder for many years and the recipient of several recognition awards from local civic and church groups.
Minnery resided in Columbus, Ohio, and he was a graduate of Ohio University, B.A. Journalism, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, M.A. Religion.