Tom Newell

Government Affairs Director

FGA benefits from leadership that has heart and a passion for making a difference in people’s lives.

Tom Newell is a government affairs director at the Foundation for Government Accountability.

Prior to joining FGA, Tom served as a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2010 to 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry and Theology from Mid-America Christian University and received a Master of Business Administration from Liberty University.

Tom first experienced the value of work while working the penning alley at a stockyard. His belief that work grants dignity and independence to all individuals who contribute to society, and his passion for limited government and personal responsibility, fuel his day-to-day efforts at FGA. He has testified in states across the country and has been published in various state media outlets.

An avid Cardinals fan, Tom and his family reside in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

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