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JBS Leadership Roundup featuring Director of the Centennial Institute and Former President of the Colorado Senate, John Andrews

The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the topic and guest speaker for a special John Ben Shepperd Leadership Roundup. The title is: “America into the Sunset? No Way!” The lecture will feature the director of the Centennial Institute, a public policy think tank at Colorado Christian University, and chairman of the annual Western Conservative Summit, John Andrews.

Andrews previously served as President of the Colorado Senate, helped enact the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, and founded the Independence Institute as well as the State Policy Network.

Senator Andrews’ most recent book is Responsibility Reborn: A Citizen’s Guide to the Next American Century. As a commentator, he has been a prominent voice in Colorado newspapers, television, and radio for over 25 years.

He was a speechwriter for President Nixon, an education adviser for President Reagan, an appointee in both Bush administrations – and he ran for Governor of Colorado as the Republican nominee in 1990.

John grew up in the Colorado mountains, graduated from Principia College, and served as a US Navy submarine officer.

He and Donna, his wife of 48 years, have three grown children as well as a grandson in sixth grade, Ian Michael, who will become a Republican registered voter in 2020.

This Leadership Roundup will take place on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM. It will be held at the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute. Bob Brescia, Executive Director of the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute will moderate the lecture. The event is free and open to the public – no tickets or reservations required.

The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is the state’s Center of Excellence for public leadership education, ethics, and public service. It prepares young Texans in these areas and conducts on-site leadership training at schools and organizations throughout Texas. The JBS Institute is co-located and part of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB). Information about the Shepperd Institute’s services and events is available at www.shepperdinstitute.com.