About Us

It is the mission of Face2Face: A Trump Resistance Movement to strategically resist the Presidency of Donald J. Trump, to analyze and resist legislative and executive actions which threaten rights protected by the Constitution and to monitor and communicate with regard to administration activities, giving members concrete methods of action.

Jaymeson Pegue

Founder and Executive Director

Jaymeson Pegue is the Executive Director of Face2Face: A Trump Resistance Movement. She is also one of the four founders. She is a member of the State Bar of California, and has been a practicing attorney since 1982. Jaymeson was a partner in a Los Angeles law firm for almost thirty years. In 2014 Jaymeson and her family relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a Certified Mediator and has started a new practice, Pegue & Thompson.

She was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Raised in Denver and Scottsdale, she attended Arizona State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology in 1976. She graduated magna cum laude. She attended the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, earning a J.D. Degree in 1982.

Jaymeson was named one of the Top Women Litigators by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in 2009. She maintains a Preeminent AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named a Super Lawyer continuously since 2009.

Robin Pegue-Shinnick

Founder and Co-Executive Director

Along with her sister, Jaymeson, Robin is one of the four Founders and serves as Co-Executive Director of Face2Face.

After Graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in Business Administration, Robin completed her MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She held positions in international industrial marketing, advertising and design. She earned a Diploma in the Fine and Decorative Arts in London and attended The New York School of Interior Design. Robin and her family spent 10 years living and working overseas in England, Germany and Hong Kong.

She followed her passion for design and created a successful interior design firm, Pegue Associates, working for developers and private homeowners.

Philip Hunter Thompson

Founder and General Counsel

Phil is one of four Founders of Face2Face: A Trump Resistance Movement. He has been a practicing attorney since 1982 and is licensed to practice in New Mexico and California. With others, he established Nelsen, Thompson, Pegue & Thornton in Los Angeles in 1987. The firm operated until 2014 when Phil relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico and opened a new practice, Pegue & Thompson.

Phil was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended California State University Northridge, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics in 1975, graduating cum laude. He attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California and earned a J.D. Degree in 1982. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1982, and the New Mexico bar in 2016.

He has been named a Super Lawyer continuously since 2011.

Mathis Shinnick

Founder and Director

Mathis Shinnick is one of four Founders of Face2Face: A Trump Resistance Movement.  He has been an Entrepreneur, CEO, and Advisor for over three decades.  In undertaking these roles and assignments, Mathis has lived and worked in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. These engagements have focused on large corporate and middle-market companies in the Aerospace & Defense Technology, Financial Services and Transportation industries.

Mathis was born in Akron, Ohio.  Raised in Albuquerque, he attended the University of New Mexico where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 1977.  He attended the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, earning an MBA Degree in 1981.

Mathis started his career in New York City and has built an extensive international network. Throughout his career, he has been active in technology ventures and is currently the CEO of a start up in New Mexico.

How We Do It:

The overarching objective is to initiate actions which will answer the question: “What can I do now?” The strategy is to facilitate actions that can be taken on a daily basis, incorporated into daily routine.

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Volunteer Network

Face2Face establishes an issues based volunteer network which guides visitors through the website, to the preeminent existing and emerging supporting organizations. Through face to face meetings at the local and regional level, and communication through the website, volunteers can maintain an ongoing conversation in order to focus volunteer resources where they can maximize impact and influence. Numbers matter!

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Analyze Legislation

Face2Face tracks and offers analysis of legislative and executive actions. It urges visitors, when weighing the merits of a position, to ask three key questions: Is the legislation or action Moral, is it Constitutional, and is it Practical—for instance does it have negative monetary consequences and/or unforeseen impact? (The MCP analysis)

Face2Face assists in elected official outreach by identifying and listing key officials on state, federal, and committee levels for each key legislative action. This will assist visitors in communicating their MCP analysis directly, thoughtfully, factually, and resolutely on each action taken by the Administration where resistance is mandated.

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Engage Others

Face2Face promotes responsible civics and civility to advocate and persuade the citizenry to join in its resistance efforts and advance its cause. Direct communication through meetings and presentations in a variety of venues will be used.

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