ACRU Vice President of Public Policy Kerri (Houston) Toloczko is a public policy analyst and expert in coalition building, issue advocacy, and research on domestic and international issues. She is also a Senior Fellow at Frontiers of Freedom and the Institute for Liberty and previously served as Senior Policy Director for Florida Senator Rick Scott’s Conservatives for Patients’ Rights. Appointed in 2004 by then-House Speaker Dennis Hastert, Ms. Toloczko was a Commissioner on the Congressional U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Her areas of expertise include healthcare, voter integrity, immigration, economic policy, religious freedom, the Constitution, and the American founding. A strong proponent of individual and economic liberty and free markets, Ms. Toloczko continues to consult internationally for free-market government officials. A widely published opinion writer, her columns have appeared in numerous national and state print, internet, and institutional publications. She is a regular guest on talk radio and news programs in the U.S. and abroad. Well known for her dedication to presenting public policy in a way that will “pass the dinner-table test,” Kerri brings a sharp wit and a practical spin to free-market solutions to public policy problems.
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Kristina S. Heuser, Esq.
Kristina S. Heuser, Esq. was born and raised in Queens, New York and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Georgetown University. While in college, Ms. Heuser interned on Capitol Hill for Representative J.C. Watts (R-OK) and the House Republican Conference and served as the D.C. area student coordinator for the Alan Keyes presidential campaign. Ms. Heuser also worked for The Declaration Foundation, non-profit organization focused on civics education founded by Ambassador Keyes. After college, Ms. Heuser returned home to New York and worked as a paralegal at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office while pursuing her Juris Doctorate in the evenings at Brooklyn Law School. After law school, Ms. Heuser worked for a small Manhattan firm and practiced in the areas of civil rights litigation and appeals and federal criminal defense. She received training from and serves as an Allied Attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, an organization dedicated to protecting and defending religious liberties. In addition to this most important work, Ms. Heuser’s practice has been focused in the areas of general civil/constitutional rights litigation, municipal law, and appeals. Ms. Heuser is so excited to partner with the American Constitutional Rights Union to advance the important initiatives of this dedicated and principled organization.