Founder and Director: Daniel T. Zanoza -- Daniel Zanoza has degrees in Political Science and Social Work from Moraine Valley College. He was employed as a community outreach worker and youth advocate in the 1970's. Zanoza ran a small business during the 1980's when he became a steadfast pro-family conservative during the Reagan administration, after which he began his career in social activism. Zanoza has been a free lance writer and has had columns and articles published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Daily Southtown, Chicago Sun-Times, Washington Times and a number of other publications across the nation. The Chicago Tribune once referred to Zanoza as the "Matt Drudge of Illinois politics". His writings have also appeared in major periodicals, including The American Enterprise magazine, The Phoenix and Gun News. Zanoza also writes for the Illinois Family Institute (IFI) and writes a feature for IFI, titled "Media Watch." Zanoza's writings have appeared on numerous web sites, including The Free Republic, Conservative Truth and Illinois Leader. He also has been quoted by such national conservative leaders as noted pro-family advocate Charles Colson. In the 1990's Zanoza acted as a political consultant on the behalf of numerous conservative candidates, including former U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald; and was a media consultant for Illinois Choose Life (License Plates) as well as being a former board member for the Illinois Forum. His work has appeared in college text books and he frequently contributes regular articles and commentaries for RFFM.org.
Managing Editor: Julia M. Zanoza -- Julia Zanoza is a former member of United Republican Women, the Illinois Forum and Illinois Choose Life, among many other pro-family organizations. Julia has written and co-written numerous columns, including major historical works on American history. She has an educational background in criminal law. In addition to having edited for RFFM.org since its inception, Julia was Executive Secretary for Republicans For Fair Media.
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I have not updated this info since my husband Dan was born into Eternity on Jan. 6, 2011. Dan was also the founder and first chairman of the Springfield (IL) Nativity Scene Committee. Dan and I worked together on many things and since Dan passed into Heaven, I have continued his legacy. 2016 will mark the NINTH annual Nativity Scene celebration in the Illinois Capitol Rotunda.