Advisory Board


The NLA Commission for the Protection of Constitutional Rights (“CPCR”) is led by a national advisory board comprised of national and international experts covering the fields of law, history, philosophy, political science, theology, economics, sociology, medicine, research, bioethics, business, media and human rights advocacy. The advisory board is working to develop a national advocacy program which includes the establishment of state NLA Chapters and affiliation.

The advisory board plays a critical role in the NLA. We are proud to have individuals well known for their support of the NLA and for their contributions to their respective areas of practice:

  • Joshua McCaig, President/CEO of NLA
  • Rebecca Messall, Former President/CEO of NLA
  • Hadley Arkes, Political Scientist
  • William Donohue, President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
  • Patrick Lee, Franciscan University of Steubenville Professor of philosophy and bioethics
  • Molly Smith, President of Personhood and Cleveland Right to Life
  • Liz Yore, Expert on Human Trafficking and Climate Change
  • Wesley Smith, International expert on end of life issues
  • Raymond Marcin, Constitutional law professor at Catholic University
  • Gualberto Garcia Jones, prolife advocate
  • David Forte, Constitutional law professor at Cleveland State University
  • Brian Scarnecchia, International human rights law professor at Ave Maria School of Law