David Blair is currently The Leadership Institute's Director of the Youth Leadership School. David is responsible for the flagship school at LI nicknamed the "boot camp of politics," the Youth Leadership School. David travels the country training principled conservatives how to win for their cause and be the most effective activists possible.
Prior to taking on the role of director, David was a Regional Field Coordinator (RFC) for the West Coast, and later Mid-West, regions of the United States. His regions included California, Nevada, Hawaii, Arizona, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Before taking his role as RFC, David was a Leadership Institute Field Representative in Michigan where he fought against liberal bias and abuse full time on the ground with student groups.
Before joining LI, David worked as an Office Coordinator for Terry Bryant’s campaign for Illinois 115th congressional district. Prior to this he worked as a teacher in Southern Illinois where he taught history and government to high school juniors and seniors.
An alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, David co-founded SIUC Young Americans for Liberty chapter which started the dialogued of liberty that is still present on campus today.