FACTSHEET: Edwin J. Feulner Jr.
President, Heritage Foundation.
Member, George Mason University Board of Visitors. Trustee, Acton Institute. Trustee, International Republican Institute. former Fellow, Hoover Institution. former Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies. Co-President, Roe Foundation. Board, Sarah Scaife Foundation. Treasurer, Trustee, senior Vice President and Past President, Mont Pelerin Society. Past president ,Philadelphia Society. Trustee and former chairman, Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Board, National Chamber Foundation. Member, trustee and past director,Council for National Policy. Acton Institute, trustee. Regis University, trustee and past director . International Republican Institute, trustee. Sequoia National Bank, past director.
Feulner was recruited by Richard M. Scaife to become the president of the Heritage Foundation in 1977.
Dr. Feulner has served Republican politicians in a variety of ways. According to his biography on the Heritage Foundation website "He was the Vice Chairman of the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform ("Kemp Commission," 1995-1996), Chairman of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (1982-91), a Consultant for Domestic Policy to President Reagan, and an advisor to several government departments and agencies. He was a member of the President’s Commission on White House Fellows (1981-83), of the Secretary of State’s UNESCO Review Observation Panel (1985-89), and of the Carlucci Commission on Foreign Aid (1983). Dr. Feulner served as the Executive Director of the Republican Study Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Confidential Assistant to Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, [and] Administrative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Philip M. Crane (R-Illinois)." In 1989 President Reagan awarded him the Presidential Citizens Medal. "
"Dr. Feulner has studied at the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D.-Founding President, American Friends of the University), the London School of Economics (Richard M. Weaver Fellow), the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA-Recipient, Joseph Wharton Award), Georgetown University, and Regis University (B.S.-Distinguished Alumnus Award). He has received honorary degrees from Pepperdine University, Nichols College, Grove City College, Bellevue College, Gonzaga University, Universidad Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala), and Hanyang University (Korea)."( from Heritage website)