About Me

With years of experience in Marketing and Communications, Tanner offers a unique blend of leadership and vision, founding the Council in 2020. Tanner earned his degree in Political Science at the University of California, Davis and a graduate certification in Marketing Strategy from Cornell University. He has consulted multiple political campaigns (regional and national), is a member of the American Communication Association,  and has served on the Board of Directors for Rotary and other organizations.


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  • Marketing & Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Public Policy
  • U.S. History
  • Political Theory
  • B.A. Political Science, UC Davis
  • Cert., Marketing Strategy, Cornell
  • Board Member, Rotary
  • Member, American Communication Association


Are you tired of the fight?

The political climate is almost palpable, choking out even the most committed, passionate, and resolved of us. People are battle-weary and exhausted. The last 18 months have been a constant fray. Whether it be the pandemic, racial upheaval, government overreach, the shutdown of Churches and businesses, education reform, or ludicrous legislation — it seems that the array of fronts for faith-filled parents, pastors, and community members is never-ending.


Is the Church too political?

Like the white collective in the 1960s, the Church is split. Many believe the role of the Church is not to engage in politics; that the bride of Christ should focus on more lovely, peaceful, and productive spiritual matters.


How Does the California Recall Work?

The California Recall Election is on Tuesday, September 14th. Many are unclear about the process. Let us break it down for you.


Worst Bills Pending in the CA Legislature

There are bills being presented in the California State Assembly and Senate that will have a profound impact on you and your family.


Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

We’ve been here before. The 1936 Arab Revolt. The 1947–48 Civic War in Palestine. The 1948 War. The 1956 Sinai War. The 1967 Six-Day War. The War of Attrition. The Yom Kippur War in 1973. The list continues and grows ever more lengthy and bloody.

Middle East

The Orwellian Utopia

Saturated in an Orwellian utopia, there is a quote in George Orwell’s 1984 that is so chilling, so eerie, and yet so incredibly relevant — considering big tech’s recent “cleanse” of conservative ideas on social media — that is should send an existential shockwave through every American.


A Biblical View of Justice

Justice is a word that brews very controversial opinions and breeds very hateful rhetoric in even the best of people. Christians around the world cower and cringe at the word. It’s seen as politicized and victimized, and it scares believers.


What exactly does the First Amendment mean for Churches during COVID-19?

For millions of Americans, going to Church on Sunday was as routine as work and time with family. Religious ceremonies across the nation have been a source of spiritual, emotional, and social healing.


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