Peter E. Waldron is a Christian activist. He is an author, international political consultant, businessman and humanitarian. He was born on April 28, 1947, in upstate New York. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1968.
Dr. Peter Waldron is unashamedly Christian and unabashedly bold when providing Bible-based answers to modern problems and current issues.
A turning point in his life occurred when he had what he described as a spiritual experience with Jesus Christ after returning from Angola to his home in British Columbia in 1976 where a Canadian logger shared the message of salvation found in Jesus Christ.
Peter is married to the former Roseann Colucci.
In the late 1980s, Peter Waldron, with a partner founded Coalitions, Inc. a political consulting firm whose clients included the Republican National Committee, Republican Senate Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee and several candidates for political office. Other clients included the Freedom Research Foundation (FRF) and its founder, Dr. Jack Wheeler. Waldron accompanied Rep. William Dannemeyer (R-Calif.) to northern Pakistan to meet with key Mujahideen leaders in their fight against the Soviet army.
Waldron worked as a consultant to the Republic of South Africa during that nation’s peaceful transition from the National Party’s (NP) leadership to that of the African National Congress (ANC). Waldron traveled to South Africa to meet with key officials in the NP government, the Zulu nation, and with the leadership of the Dutch Reform Church.
Waldron’s domestic political activities include work as a faith-based consultant to several presidential, senatorial, and congressional campaigns since the 1987 Bush-Quayle campaign for President. His recently worked for the American Catholics for Religious Freedom in the significant swing-states in the 2012 election.
Peter also worked with the 2012 Bachmann for President campaign. He filed complaints with the Federal Elections Commission (“FEC”) against the Bachmann for President Committee alleging financial irregularities in 2013 which sparked investigations by the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the FEC. Representative Bachman retired on May 29, 2013.
Further, a complaint was filed with the Iowa Senate Ethics Committee in January 2013 alleging that State Senator Kent Sorenson received payments from the 2012 Bachmann Campaign for his endorsement of – and service as Iowa State Chairman for- U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann. Senator Sorenson resigned On October 2, 201.
Peter Waldron helped organized the successful campaign for a pro-marriage amendment to the Alaska Constitution in 1998. This amendment defined marriage as a union between one and one woman. He would spend several months traveling the state of Alaska talking to civic, political and religious leaders about the need to define marriage and do it by amendment to the Alaska State Constitution. Ballot measure 2 passed with 68% of the vote on November 3, 1998.
Peter Waldron founded and served as president and CEO of a successful juvenile-crime prevention program called Rising Stars Education and Sports Foundation. The afterschool program provided literacy, character and basketball training for thousands of children who lived in at-risk communities on the west coast of Florida.
In 2002 Waldron worked full time in Uganda in an effort to facilitate the delivery of anti-retroviral drugs to HIV-infected patients. He managed the safe, secure and efficient distribution of anti-retroviral drugs to HIV/AIDS patients at three urban and rural locations in Uganda.
Arrest and Harsh Treatment in Uganda
In addition to the harsh treatment and threats of a summary execution on the night of his arrest by the VCCU, he was questioned by the secret Special Branch of Uganda’s State House and other military intelligence agencies. After 37 days of harsh treatment, intense interrogation and solitary confinement in Luzira Prison, the Bush administration intervened and secured Waldron’s release. He returned to the United States on March 28, 2006.
Dr. Waldron is a member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants and Sons of the American Revolution. One of his ancestors includes Stephen Hopkins who was a 1609 “Sea Venture” castaway on Bermuda; a Jamestown survivor 1610-1616 and a Mayflower Pilgrim 1620.
Peter Waldron wrote a Kindle bestseller with John Gilmore Bachmannistan: Behind The Lines. He also coauthored a faith-based non-fiction book with Dr. George Grant Rebuilding the Walls: A Biblical Strategy for Restoring America’s Greatness.