Michael G. Franc has served as vice president of government relations for the Heritage Foundation since 1997. Prior to that, he was the director of communications for House Majority Leader Richard K. Armey, R-Texas. Franc served as Heritage’s director of congressional relations for the House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. He also served on the congressional relations staff of the Office of National Drug Control and as legislative counsel to Representative William Dannemeyer, R-California, where he focused on health, energy, environment and constitutional policy issues.
A native of New York City, Franc is a graduate of Yale University and Georgetown Law Center. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife and four children.