Cherie Harder serves as President of The Trinity Forum. Prior to joining the Trinity Forum in 2008, Ms. Harder served in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Policy and Projects for First Lady Laura Bush.
Earlier in her career she served as Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, advising the Leader on domestic social issues and serving as liaison and outreach director to outside groups. From 2001 to 2005, she was Senior Counselor to the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, where she helped the Chairman design and launch the We the People initiative to enhance the teaching, study, and understanding of American history. Prior to that Ms. Harder was the Policy Director for Senator Sam Brownback and also served as Deputy Policy Director at Empower America.
Ms. Harder has contributed articles to publications including Policy Review, Human Events, the Harvard Political Review, and various newspapers, as well as a chapter on fashion to the volume Building a Healthy Culture (Eerdmans 2001). Her ghost-written speeches and articles have appeared in Vital Speeches of the Day, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, and others.
She holds an Honors B.A. (magna cum laude) in government from Harvard University and a post-graduate diploma in literature from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, where she was a Rotary Scholar. She serves on the boards of Gordon College and Faith and Law; on the Leadership Council of Convergence, on the advisory board of the National Civic Art Society, and on the National Museum of American Religion.
Ms. Harder was raised in New Mexico and currently lives in Northern Virginia.
Rebecca Good is the Director of Advancement and Development at the Trinity Forum. She also serves as a national advisor for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's Ministry to Graduate Students and Faculty.
Prior to joining the Trinity Forum, Rebecca worked as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, followed by serving as a graduate student chaplain at both Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University SAIS through the ministry of InterVarsity. She also consulted for several organizations, including Walden Media, Legacy Political Fund, and the Trinity Forum Academy.
Rebecca holds a masters in Biblical Studies from Dallas Seminary (magna cum laude), an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration in finance (summa cum laude) from Texas A&M University, and a post graduate certificate of study from Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University.
A Texas native, Rebecca and her husband Josh now live on Capitol Hill with their two young children.
Margaret Eberly is Director of Membership and Events at The Trinity Forum.
Margaret graduated in May of 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications from James Madison University. While at JMU, she enjoyed a variety of leadership roles: She was elected to student government and served as class secretary, won a spot with a small group of students who designed their class ring and created promotional events for it, and managed the members services staff at the university recreation center. Margaret loves to dance, and was active on a university dance team.
She has volunteered with NGO’s both internationally and domestically. In 2010, her heart for humanitarian affairs was kindled when she worked with orphaned children in Uganda. She keeps in touch with friends in Kampala and hopes to go back. Margaret’s personal interests include dancing, running, making recipes from the latest healthy cooking blogs, and catching a Nationals game when possible.
Raised in Lancaster County, PA, she currently resides in Old Town, Alexandria.
Chloe Cuffel is Executive Assistant at The Trinity Forum.
Chloe Cuffel was born and raised in Southern California, equal distances from the beach and the desert. She attended the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, where she studied English and was the editor-in-chief of the university’s literary magazine.
She moved to DC after graduating in 2012 and began interning with the Trinity Forum while freelance writing and dog walking. She is most passionate about words and putting them to good use in a true and beautiful way. Chloe loves swimming (anytime, anywhere!), reading, and road trips. She is very happy to be living on the East Coast and working for the Trinity Forum.