M.J. Koskinen is a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black conservative network, and the host of “Midwest Conservative Talk Radio” in Americus, Kansas.

From 2005-2012, Maia worked as executive director and educator of the Hepatitis C/HIV Midwest Outreach, a Christian healthcare agency focusing on the education, prevention and treatment of viral hepatitis and HCV/HIV in low-income, high-risk communities. Serving two years as president of the African American Council on Liver Awareness, she worked with the CDC and SAMHSA in the development and distribution of ‘faith-foundation’ health curriculums.

Recently certified in paralegal studies, Maia works part-time as a counselor for a victim advocacy agency under the auspices of a retired judge in Johnson County, Kansas.

The National Center for Public Policy Research, founded in 1982, is a non-partisan, free-market, independent conservative think-tank. Ninety-four percent of its support comes from individuals, less than four percent from foundations and less than two percent from corporations. It receives over 350,000 individual contributions a year from over 60,000 active recent contributors.