The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

AFA Action Leadership


AFA Action Officers and Members of the Board

Walker Wildmon

Walker Wildmon - Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board

Walker Wildmon serves as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of AFA Action. He also serves as Vice President of Operations for American Family Association (AFA) and as a spokesperson for AFA and has been quoted by CNN, Fox News and other major news outlets. Walker graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Political Science. He calls Tupelo, Mississippi home and is beginning to raise a family there. Walker and his wife Lexie are happily married with three children.

Tim Wildmon

Tim Wildmon - President Emeritus and Member of the Board

Tim Wildmon is President Emetitus of AFA Action. Tim is also President of American Family Association and American Family Radio. AFA is a national organization that advocates for the biblical teaching on morality and values. Tim host a daily program on AFR’s 180+ stations. He has been married to his wife Alison since 1984, lives in Tupelo, Mississippi, and has three children and seven grandchildren. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in journalism.

Rob Chambers

Rob Chambers - Executive Vice President and Member of the Board

Rob Chambers serves as Executive Vice President of AFA Action. Rob also serves as Vice President of Policy and Legislative Affairs for the American Family Association. Rob is an advocate for religious liberty and prolife legislation, and his focus is to educate, encourage, and mobilize Christians to engage the political process. In addition to studies in philosophy and religion, Rob also holds the Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Master of Theology from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Debbie Wuthnow

Debbie Wuthnow - Vice President and Member of the Board

Debbie joined AFA Action in 2021. She also serves as division President of iVoterGuide--AFA Action's online voter resource. In 2010, Debbie was instrumental in making iVoterGuide a national resource for voters. Under Debbie's leadership, iVoterGuide covered federal elections in all 50 states as well as statewide and legislative races in 21 states, researched over 8,000 candidates, and educated over 3.5 million voters across the country. Debbie holds a master’s degree from Princeton University.

Buddy Smith

Buddy Smith - Secretary-Treasurer and Chairman of the Board

Rev. Buddy Smith is Secretary-Treasurer of AFA Action. Buddy is also Senior Vice-President of American Family Association (AFA) and American Family Radio (AFR). Since 1993 Buddy has worked at AFA in the battle to restore America’s biblical foundations and to protect families from the immorality that threatens to rob our children of their future. He has an undergraduate degree in music education from Mississippi State University and a graduate degree in theology from Oral Roberts University. He has been married to his bride Carol since 1972. They have two grown children, Stacey and Casey, and five grandchildren.

Richard Ford

Richard Ford - Member of the Board

Richard has dedicated his whole life to helping Christians be better stewards of their God-ordained authority to vote. Richard founded Heritage Alliance, known now as iVoterGuide, in 1983. Richard also helped lead the merger of iVoterGuide under the AFA Action umbrella in November 2021.

Steve Crampton

Steve Crampton - Member of the Board

Steve Crampton is a highly skilled litigator specializing in constitutional law. He has litigated civil liberties cases at the highest levels, from state supreme courts to federal appellate courts to the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Mr. Crampton has represented and advised both state and federal legislators, including United States Congressmen, on drafting and defending legislation. Mr. Crampton has also made frequent appearances in the media, including the O’Reilly Factor, Sean Hannity’s show, Fox & Friends, ABC, NBC, CNN and countless other television and radio programs. He resides in Tupelo, MS.

J.B. Horton

J.B. Horton - Member of the Board

Personally responsible for having raised over $100 million for the Heritage Foundation during his tenure there, J. B. now serves as Chief Development Officer for the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Becoming a part of the AFA Action board in 2021, J. B. uses his fund-raising expertise to promote conservative causes across the country.

American Family Association Action (AFA Action), is a non-profit 501©(4) organization dedicated to advancing biblical, family values in society and government by educating and influencing public policy. AFA Action is also the Governmental Affairs Affiliate of American Family Association (AFA).

"Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God."

Romans 13:1 (NIV)

"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution."

- Abraham Lincoln