Sean is a passionate defender of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. He is serving as a current NRA board member and has been re-nominated by the Nominating Committee for re-election. He is a NRA Benefactor Life Member as well.
Sean has been a hunter since childhood and is a popular speaker known for motivating others to stand and fight for our rights.
As a “roll-up-his-sleeves” activist, Sean is a recipient of the NRA Jay M. Littlefield Volunteer of the Year Award.
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Buckeye Firearms Association, Sean was instrumental in winning back lost gun rights in Ohio through his efforts as a lobbyist, legislative director and media spokesperson.
Sean is a certified NRA Instructor in Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection in the Home and Range Safety Officer. As a founder and board member of the Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response (FASTER) program he trains teachers and other school employees to be armed first responders.
As an attorney, Sean’s law practice focuses on defending the rights of law-abiding gun owners who are forced to use their firearms in self-defense through Second Call Defense, which he co-founded.
Awards, Affiliations and Activism
NRA Benefactor Life Member
NRA Awards and Recognition
2010 NRA-ILA “Jay M. Littlefield Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award”
2011 Inductee NRA-ILA “Election Volunteer Coordinator Hall of Fame”
2013 Friends of the NRA “Area Volunteer of the year, Southern Ohio.”
Colorado Recall Volunteer
Virginia Election Volunteer
2013 traveled to NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia and worked as a grassroots volunteer for the NRA Institute for Legislative Action in the Virginia General Election.
Veteran 2nd Amendment Rights Attorney
Pro bono representation for 2nd Amendment rights; personal protection self-defense; concealed carry; BATF NICS Appeal; Restoration of Gun Rights litigation; and similarly related litigation.
NRA-ILA EVC (Election Volunteer Coordinator)
As the top producing EVC in the United States for multiple years, Sean’s duties include securing volunteers for NRA endorsed candidates, working alongside NRA endorsed candidates, campaigning for NRA endorsed candidates; including the staffing of phone banks, literature drops of campaign materials, door to door events, yard sign locations, fundraising, attending gun club meetings and visiting retail gun stores throughout Ohio.
NRA-ILA Speakers Bureau Volunteer
As a NRA-ILA volunteer speaker, and as a NRA election Volunteer Coordinator Sean has discussed a variety of issues ranging from universal background checks, magazine capacity and armed school personnel, to hunting and competitive shooting.
Friends of the NRA Foundation 2008-present
2009 Butler County FONRA Volunteer of the Year
Current Chairperson; past Co-chair, Treasurer, Committeeperson
NRA Membership Recruiter, volunteer and recruit members at gun shows, outdoor shows, state and county fairs
NRA Certified Instructor
Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection in the Home, Range Safety Officer,
Volunteer Youth Firearm’s Training, Volunteer Women’s Defensive Handgun Training
In this capacity, Sean leads the legal and legislative leadership teams, assisting in efforts to successfully expand, modify and reform Ohio’s gun laws. As a lobbyist, Sean meets with legislators, speaks as a proponent for pro-gun legislation, writes and advises on legislation. Sean has also helped pro-Second Amendment candidates with their campaigns for elected office. In addition, Sean attends events, organizes fundraisers and pro-gun events, attends bill signings and writes articles.
FASTER stands for Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response. Sean appears on a regular basis before school boards throughout Ohio to speak as an advocate for training armed school personnel to act as the first line of defense to stop active shooter incidents in schools. He also provides pro-bono legal consultation to school boards to assist them in complying with Ohio law and provides information related to training available through Buckeye Firearms Foundation.
Sean has organized and chaired various shooting events to raise money for NRA endorsed candidates.
Middletown Ohio Sportsman’s Cub, Ohio Gun Collectors Association, Pheasants Forever, Quails Unlimited, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Glock Shooting Sports Foundation.
Sean is a writer and speaker supporting 2nd Amendment rights, with appearances on NRA News; Cam & Company as well as interviews and appearances on various national and local Ohio news broadcasts, print, TV, radio, Letters to the Editor, contributor to internet blogs, websites and social media.