Parental Rights Foundation Board of Directors


Ethan Demme (Board Member and Treasurer)

Ethan Demme is the President and CEO of Demme Learning, as well as an elected member of the board of supervisors in East Lampeter Township (Pennsylvania).


Allison Folmar, J.D. (Board Member)

Civil rights attorney Allison Folmar garnered international attention as she passionately fought numerous charges brought against Michigan mother Maryanne Godboldo.


Dr. Stephen M. Krason, Ph.D. (Board Member)

Dr. Stephen M. Krason is Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies and Director of the Political Science Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has authored and edited numerous books and volumes.


James Mason, J.D. (Chairman of the Board)

Jim Mason serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Parental Rights Foundation while serving as President at the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA).


Grover Norquist, M.B.A. (Board Member)

For more than two decades, Grover Norquist has been one of DC’s most effective issues-management strategists.


Michael Ramey, M.Div. (President)

Michael Ramey has been the President of the Parental Rights Foundation since June 2023.


Dr. Rodger Sayre, M.D. (Board Member)

Rodger Sayre, M.D., FAAFP, has a busy family practice and is also a school physician. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and member of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Paul A. Suarez, M.D. (Board Member)

Paul A. Suarez, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and a father to seven—four biologically and three through international adoption from China.

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Vickie Suarez (Board Member)

Vickie served as the volunteer Pennsylvania State Coordinator for for eight years (and continues to serve in that capacity) before joining the board in 2018.

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Jim Sullivan (Board Member and Secretary)

Jim Sullivan owns a consulting firm that provides education, consultation, and opportunities within the financial arena. He advises business owners throughout the United States.

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Patti Sullivan (Board Member)

Patti Sullivan has worked in organizational management, consulting, and leadership development for thirty-five years.


William Wagner (Board Member and Vice President)

William Wagner is a distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law at the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, and president of Salt and Light Global.