In partnership with WisPolitics, Concordia University will host a candid conversation about virtue and values in politics.


This event is free and open to the public, as well as the Concordia community.

Registration is requested. Click here or on the registration button to let us know you will be attending.


Jeff Mayers, CEO of WisPolitics, will moderate this event, which will include a roster of experienced public officials and policy makers who are committed to modeling respectful discourse in American politics.

Panelists will include:

  • Mr. Tim Goeglein is vice president of external and government relations for Focus on the Family. Formerly, he served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and as a deputy director of the White House Office of Public Liaison. He is currently serving as Concordia University’s first Christian Citizenship fellow.
  • Mr. Scott Neitzel is founder of Wilson Wells, an advisory services company. He previously served as secretary for the Department of Agriculture under former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and was the former senior vice president at Madison Gas and Electric. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
  • Mr. Peter Barca was appointed secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue in January 2019. Prior to that, Barca served in the Assembly since 2009 and was the minority leader for a majority of that time. He also served in the Assembly from 1984 through 1992 and one term in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993-95.
  • Representative Jason Fields serves in the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 11th Assembly District since 2017. He previously served in the Assembly from 2004-2010. He was formerly a stockbroker, financial advisor and banker.