Gary L. Bauer, a one-time Republican presidential candidate, currently serves as President of American Values, a non-profit public policy organization, Chairman of Campaign for Working Families, a political action committee, and Washington Director of Christians United for Israel Action Fund, the lobbying arm of Christians United for Israel (CUFI). Gary Bauer served eight years in President Ronald Reagan's administration, as Under Secretary of Education and as President Reagan's Chief Domestic Policy Advisor. President Donald Trump appointed Bauer to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom in 2018. He is currently serving his second term on the Commission.
In 2010, the Zionist Organization of America honored Bauer with the Defender of Israel Award. In recent years, Mr. Bauer has been a frequent keynote speaker at CUFI's “Night to Honor Israel" events, uniting Christians and Jews in cities across America.