Benji Backer is a 19 year-old conservative leader and president/founder of the American Conservation Coalition (ACC), a nationwide nonprofit organization. The ACC focuses on giving conservatives a voice by providing beneficial, free-market, and limited government approaches to environmental issues. Most importantly, the ACC is a long-awaited organization that allows conservatives to engage in environmental discussions again.
Benji is a former columnist for FreedomWorks, TheBlaze, RedState, IJReview, and CNBC.com. He's a sophomore at the University of Washington, a proud cheesehead, and an avid Wisconsin sports fan.
Website: www.acc.eco Twitter: @BenjiBacker, @ACC_National