Sen. Curtis Olafson Joins the Team!
We're thrilled to announce that Sen. Curtis Olafson has joined the Compact for America Educational Foundation team as our Vice President of State Alliances!
Retired North Dakota State Senator Curtis Olafson is Vice President of State Alliances with Compact for America Educational Foundation, Inc. and on the Advisory Council of Compact for America, Inc. He served in the North Dakota Senate from 2006 to 2012. During that time, he served as the vice-chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. In 2007, and in 2012, he was named the “Legislator of the Year” by the North Dakota Township Officers Association. Senator Olafson is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. He is a self-employed entrepreneur with interests in farming, ranching, and construction. Senator Olafson was the first legislator in the nation to pass the National Debt Relief Amendment in his home state of North Dakota and was instrumental in securing passage of the amendment resolution in Louisiana after testifying in both the House and Senate Committee hearings. He appeared as a speaker and a panelist at the Conference on the Constitutional Convention at Harvard Law School in 2011, and at Article V conferences at the University of Central Florida, and the Independence Institute. Senator Olafson has achieved success in debunking the Article V amendments convention myths as he has worked to recruit his fellow state legislators from across America to support the National Debt Relief Amendment. Senator Olafson has served as the National Spokesman for the National Debt Relief Amendment on behalf of RestoringFreedom.org since 2011. The National Debt Relief Amendment has been incorporated into the Compact as the major enforcement mechanism of the balanced budget amendment in the Compact. Senator Olafson has published numerous articles and appeared as a guest on many talk radio shows across America in support of the amendment.