John Koons -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

John Koons is the Director of Youth Engagement for the Republican National Committee where he leads the party’s national effort of engaging young voters to grow the party.

Formerly, John served as the Trump Victory Leadership Initiative Director for the Pennsylvania Trump Victory team during the 2020 presidential election, where he oversaw the statewide volunteer recruitment and training efforts. Prior to joining the statewide Pennsylvania Trump Victory team, John was a grassroots organizer for Central Pennsylvania, developing a robust team of 1,000+ volunteers between 2018 and 2019. As a freshman and sophomore in college, John also organized various local school board, borough council, and judicial campaigns.

Originally from Lebanon, PA, John is a graduate of Elizabethtown College with a Master of Public Policy and B.A. in Political Science.

John Koons