James Campi

Co-Chair, Civics, History, & America's Future

James Campi Jr. is a 38-year political communications veteran who holds a lifelong interest in American history and historic preservation. He currently serves as Chief Policy and Communications Officer of the American Battlefield Trust, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to protecting historic battlegrounds on American soil. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing government relations for the Trust, and has led national campaigns to save the Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Princeton and Wilderness battlefields.

In addition, Campi serves on the board of the nonprofit Journey through Hallowed Ground, which promotes heritage tourism and history education in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. As a freelance writer, he was written and contributed to several books on the American Civil War and military history. He and his wife Jennifer reside in northern Virginia.