David Walls is the director of operations of Texas Values, a group dedicated to preserving and advancing faith, family, and freedom in the state of Texas. He will speak at this month's Cross Timbers Republican Women's Club meeting at noon on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Antonio's Italian Restaurant. RSVP is needed for the $9 luncheon to Trammell@our-town.com or call 817-239-0027. Prior to working for Texas Values, Walls was the grassroots coordinator for Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal group, led by Kelly Shackelford.

Walls works to stand for religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, traditional family values, and constitutional rights, coordinating communication, grassroots, and educational efforts in Texas and speaking to groups around the state.

He previously worked on the campaign of Texas State Senator Brian Birdwell and interned for the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. Walls has an MA in political science and legislative studies from the University of Texas at Dallas and was honored as an Archer Center Graduate Program in Public Policy Fellow. He has also received a MBA from the University of Texas in Arlington and received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University. He is a native Texan who grew up in the Dallas area. He currently lives in Austin with his wife and son.