Ron Devito, MBA, Editor and Publisher
New York State Coordinator, Organize4Palin
Ron Devito is a LAN infrastructure engineer/project manager for Con Edison of New York. He manages CAT-5e and fiber optic cable installation projects; designs and builds LAN rooms; and works with battery backups (UPS), automatic transfer switches, and environmental monitoring equipment.
Devito is an instrument-rated private pilot and uses Microsoft’s FSX and X-Plane 9.x to stay proficient. He is also a recreational saltwater fisherman and shooter. Devito is married without children and lives in Staten Island, NY. He has an MBA from University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor in Journalism from St. John’s University.
Lynda Armstrong, Site Contributor, Facebook Page Editor
Lynda Armstrong is a graduate of Wayland Baptist with degrees in business. She is the first woman to be hired in 1974 by a major oil company to work in the field. She was victimized by daily sexist and misogynist attacks by those who did not want her there. She started as a roustabout, worked her way up to production supervisor, then taught Petroleum Technology at East New Mexico University Roswell, then was the assistant registrar at Wayland Baptist University’s off-campus program. At Wayland, Armstrong encountered many students from Alaska.
Armstrong started supporting Sarah Palin when she said, “Hello” on August 29, 2008. Armstrong first saw Sarah Palin in person in Roswell NM at a Going Rogue book signing. She has met Sarah Palin many times since, always walking away feeling blessed. Armstrong started ‘The Teacher’s Daughter‘ a Facebook Group dedicated to the Palin and Heath families and their contributions to our Nation. Armstrong is an US for Palin site contributor and US for Palin Facebook Page Editor.
She has two children, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Martha Cano, Contributor
Martha Cano is the founder of Palin Promotions. The goal of Palin Promotions is to “Promote” sites that promote Sarah Palin. Palin Promotions is ever expanding and now has a website: www.palinpromotions.com; a Facebook page: www.facebook.com/palinpromotions; a MySpace Page: www.myspace.com/palinpromotions and two Blog Talk Radio Shows which air on Tuesday nights at 8:00pm Central/9:00pm Eastern and Saturday at 5:00pm Central and 6:00pm Eastern. In addition, Palin Promotions has launched it’s “Battleground States” Project and is excited about this new grassroots effort endeavor. Martha lives in Texas and is an avid Sarah Palin supporter.
Isabel Matos, US for Palin Facebook Page Editor
Isabel Matos was born in Havana, Cuba. She earned a Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison in French and has lived in Miama for half a century. Matos arrived as a political refugee in 1966. She loves to talk politics and has taught middle school and high school for 12 years.
Thomas S. Schmitz, Contributor
Thomas S. Schmitz is the Chairman of the Board for American Grizzlies United (AGU) and the organization’s California State Coordinator.
Mr. Schmitz is a Southern California native, based in Hollywood, CA and has been described by Conservatives4Palin as a “culturally rebellious Palinista” and “a rebel with a cause”. His controversial pop culture approach to modern politics delights supporters and offends critics.
Bill Smith, US for Palin Facebook Page Moderator
Dr. Bill Smith is editor of the ARRA News Service which is a national online publication. He is owner of Agora Associates. Bill married his high school sweetheart at 19 and they have been married for 50 years. They have two son with successful careers and 7 grandchildren. He was drafted three months after their marriage and opted to voluntarily enlist in the USAF. He entered as a Airman Basic and advanced to the rank of SSgt before being Commissioned after 5 1/2 years as an 2nd LT. He retired as a Major after serving over 22 yrs. During his military career, he completed his BBA in Production Mgt, M.S. With Distinction in Logistics, and Ph.D. in Education.
He served in numerous critical positions in the military with his final assignment as Director of the $2.6 billion F-16 European Co-production program with oversight of all Air Force contract operation in 5 countries and oversight of all DOD contracts in 25 plants in 4 European countries. On retirement, he was graduate professor and Director of Graduate Business Programs, later he was a program director for SIC and has taught graduate for numerous universities. He is a retired professor from Southern Illinois Univ. He founded and owns Agora Associates providing consulting, training, problem resolution, web site management and other services.
He is also an ordained minister and a pro-life activist. He is a published author. He founded and is editor of the ARRA News Service which is read by over a quarter million readers and is shared by numerous other publications and social media sites. He has also been active in local and national politics and has managed numerous campaigns. In 1999-2000 he was National Political director for Conservative Solutions / Let’s Get This Right consulting partnership advising 22 candidates for the U.S. Senate and House in 2000. He was also the Political Director for the 2012 Draft Sarah Committee. He was the first Republican blogger granted press credentials and has covered two Republican National Conventions as well as numerous other national events. He is co-administrator of Vets4Sarah and numerous other conservative social media groups. pages and twitter accounts. More information on him is available at http://agora-assoc.com/smithresume.html.
Missy Stewart, Contributor
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