Shawn Hyland serves as the Executive Director of Family Policy Alliance of New Jersey. He has been an ordained minister since 2006. Shawn is responsible for leading and directing policy strategy, political strategy and mobilization efforts in NJ. His experience in establishing coalitions positions him well to help encourage diverse citizens to stay engaged and elected officials to stand firm for religious freedom, life, marriage and the rights of parents and students.

Before joining Family Policy Alliance of New Jersey, Shawn was the founder and president of Move the Earth – a ministry dedicated to reversing the trend of unbelief. Shawn also served as the New Jersey State Coordinator for Christians United for Israel. In this position, he has led large group lobbying efforts in Washington DC for years. Shawn has been interviewed by FOX News, CBS, and numerous other media outlets nationally and statewide for his ministry efforts.

Shawn is a graduate from Valor Christian College in Columbus, OH. He and his wife Glennys have four children. In his spare time, Shawn loves spending time with his family, reading and drinking coffee.