The Sutherland Coalition for Self-Government in the West (CSG-W) is a project of Sutherland Institute, a think tank advocating conservative principles in Salt Lake City, UT.
The CSG-W’s mission is to protect freedom and opportunity in Utah and the West by promoting federalism and equipping state leaders – both public and private – to reclaim their powers and responsibilities under the United States Constitution.
Carl Graham is the CSG-W’s Director. Carl is a third generation Montanan, born in Glasgow, and a Montana State University graduate. He is a 20 year Navy veteran, where as a Naval Flight Officer he amassed nearly 500 carrier landings in the A-6 Intruder and F-14 Tomcat. Carl holds a Masters’ degree in National Security Affairs, is a certified flight instructor, and has taught various courses as an adjunct professor at Montana State University and Gallatin College in Bozeman, MT. He is also a previous CEO of the Montana Policy Institute, where he still serves as a managing board member. Carl’s writing has been featured in National Review, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, and many other publications.