Shane Vander Hart serves as the digital communications manager for American Principles Project. He is a frequent contributor to TruthInAmericanEducation.com and also serves as the editor-in-chief of CaffeinatedThoughts.com, a popular Christian conservative blog.
Mr. Vander Hart has been involved in youth ministry since 1992 in church, para-church, and Christian school settings, and currently works with juvenile offenders in the Des Moines, Iowa, metro area. He has also been an interim pastor for a local Evangelical Free Church and provides pulpit supply for area churches. He has been a member of the Polk County Republican Central Committee since 2006 and has served on their publicity and communications team. Mr. Vander Hart was recently recognized by Campaigns and Elections Magazine as one of the top political influencers in Iowa.