CHARITY KLICKA, as HSLDA’s Media Relations Representative, uses her experience in business development and social networking to better serve and encourage HSLDA members across the world. She is also the official HSLDA Blog Editor and sole staff contributor to the News section of the blog. Now a college Senior, she actively pursues a degree in History and Politics, with a minor in Homeland and International Security.
She is an avid reader, history aficionado, adventurer, volunteer first responder, and justice seeker. Growing up in a big family, Charity thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys being challenged both intellectually and physically. She chronicles her adventures on her blog, Footprints in the Sand.
Charity is the daughter of Home School Foundation (HSF) Director of Development Tracy Klicka MacKillop and Tracy’s first husband, the late HSLDA Senior Counsel Christopher Klicka.
CAMPAIGN 2016 BLOGGER (2015-2016)
ANDREW MULLINS was Deputy Director of HSLDA’s Federal Relations, where he brought his interest and experience in education policy to advocate for homeschool rights on Capitol Hill. A homeschool graduate from Savannah, Georgia, Andrew received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech before serving HSLDA as Legal Assistant to Senior Counsel Scott Woodruff from 2013-2014.
Andrew began working for HSLDA Federal Relations in 2014 (until 2016) and used his organizational experience in local and national campaign efforts to direct HSLDA’s Congressional Action Program, in addition to administering two political action committees.
FEDERAL RELATIONS BLOGGER (2016+)
BRANDT EDMONSTON is the Legislative Director for HSLDA’s Federal Relations. He also teaches high school students about civics and government on the side. During his spare time, he volunteers at church as a sound technician and also enjoys games and the outdoors.