Jason Stverak is the President of Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity.
An expert in nonprofit journalism, Jason works to promote social welfare and civil betterment by leading initiatives that advance investigative journalism. His support of nonprofit journalism has played a vital role in exposing corruption in our elected officials and encouraging transparency in government. Through his leadership, Franklin Center has continued to grow and attract talented journalists.
As an advocate for fiscal responsibility and government transparency, Jason has written countless opinion pieces examining legislation, education reform and energy policy. His work has been published in Forbes, Fox News, The Washington Examiner, The Washington Times and The Hill along with numerous other local and national publications. He has also become a frequent guest on Fox News to discuss regional and national issues.
Prior to Franklin Center, he was Regional Field Director for the Sam Adams Alliance, where he worked with state groups and associations committed to promoting the free market policies. Jason also served as North Dakota Executive Director for the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee and spent six years as the Executive Director of the North Dakota Republican Party. Jason is a member of the association of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE).
A native of Rapid City, SD, he received his BA in Foreign Service and Slavic Studies from Baylor University in 1996 with a minor in economics.