Jeff Heyen & Wes Butler
Jeff’s civic involvement spans more than 25 years and includes serving in various roles in local and statewide politics and assisting local and statewide campaigns and initiatives. Ten years ago, after nearly 20 years of studying our founding documents and Scripture, Jeff started teaching others about civics and government and encouraging them to become more involved in their governance.
In 2021, he started the Oregon non-profit Constitution IQ Project. Its mission statement is “Equipping citizens to be active stewards of their community through civic and constitutional literacy.”
Jeff is a native Oregonian, born and raised in Salem. He graduated from Sprague High School and Chemeketa Community College and lives in NE Salem with his wife, Marty, and son David.
Wes Butler, his wife, Deborah, and their children have served Oregon homeschoolers for many years. Wes is the past director of the Salem Area Christian Home School Network, former OCEANetwork board member, current OCEANetwork Freedom Watch team member, and co-director of the OCEANetwork Apple Pie Day/Capitol Day. In addition, Wes is the vice chairman of the Constitution IQ Project, and he serves on the Marion County Republican Party executive team and as a delegate to the Oregon Republican Party platform convention. He and Deborah have been married for 47 years and have seven children and 18 grandchildren
Hope for America: Equipping Youth with Civic and Constitutional Literacy
In this session, join us as we discuss why a revival of Civics and Constitutional education for our children is key to a bright future for America. You will come away with tools to immediately implement strategies and learning opportunities for your students.