Our Board of Directors

Chesterton Cobb


Chesterton Cobb has worked with numerous educational institutions including The Atlantis Fellowships and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He graduated in 2015  magna cum laude from Grove City College, where he studied economics, politics, and legal studies.

While at Grove City, he studied abroad at the London School of Economics & Political Science, and worked with the Institute for Faith & Freedom, the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, Bryan Cave LLP, and the Foundation for Economic Education. Chesterton is originally from Manhattan, but lived for many years in New Jersey where he was unschooled.

Chesterton, his wife Zoë, and their son currently live in Kerala, India. He has traveled to 70 countries and counting.

Susan McCourt Friedel


Susan McCourt Friedel, Esq was introduced to gratitude for the liberty in America at an early age as a first generation American and this followed her to a Lafayette College degree in government and law and degree at Seton Hall University Law School, both with high honors.

She was introduced to liberty in New Jersey in law school writing a note on the then newly enacted Equal Access Act granting high school students free speech rights. She enjoys teaching Jewish history and scripture at her church and is married to her high school sweetheart for 30+ years.

Mike Dellaperute


Pastor Mike Dellaperute of Calvary Baptist Church is a lifelong resident of Ocean County, NJ.  He has been married to his wife Michelle since 1992, and have four sons. Mike accepted the call to youth pastor in 2001 and lead pastor in 2009. He currently holds several academic degrees, including an AS from OCC, a Bachelor’s in Bible, and MDIV from Cairn U.  

Presently he is a PhD candidate in Systematic Theology at Baptist Bible Seminary of Clarks Summit U. Along with his ministry at Calvary, Mike is also an online theology professor for Shasta Bible College and Seminary of CA, a member of the editorial advisory committee for the Journal of Ministry and Theology, an author of the book, “The Danger of Puberty Suppression,” and his radio program “A Voice of Reason” can be heard Monday nights at 7 PM on WYRS 90.7 FM Manahawkin.  

Mike is an avid runner, reader, and writer who enjoys playing and coaching soccer and anything related to the ocean.