Party Elected Officials
Chairman Allen West
Vice Chairwoman Cat Parks
Jonathan is a resident of Garland, Texas and was born, raised, and has lived his entire life in the Dallas area. He was homeschooled through high school, and worked at a local Wal-Mart to put himself through college at the University of Texas at Dallas. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from UTD’s honors program with a B.A. in government. During his junior year of college, Jonathan was an intern for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. as a Fellow in the University of Texas Archer Fellowship program. (more…)
As a life long Republican, Konni’s continued concerns over the increasing size and scope of the federal government jump started her grassroots activism for conservative candidates at all levels of government. She got involved in local grassroots groups and campaigns, block walked, organized events, and donated money to advance candidates that espoused her shared belief in limited government, personal liberty and free market economics. Konni served as one of Ted Cruz’s top organizers in DFW during his historic 2012 campaign for U.S. Senate. (more…)
Maria Espinoza is the Co-founder and National Director of The Remembrance Project, and the person who brought the Angel Mom, Dads and Families to Donald Trump during the 2015-16 Presidential election cycle. (more…)
Rachel Malone is the Texas Director for Gun Owners of America, spearheading GOA’s work within the Texas Legislature.
Rachel is passionate about promoting the right to keep and bear arms in legislation, training, and public perception. In 2012 she founded Texas Firearms Freedom, the first organization to champion constitutional carry in Texas, and has seen tremendous progress through her efforts. (more…)
With over twelve years of experience in campaign management & fundraising, Bunni Pounds has raised over $12 million dollars for Congressional candidates and other political clients gaining a reputation around Texas as a visionary, a strategic campaign consultant, and a motivational public speaker.
Todd Starnes has been an on-air talent at Fox News Channel for more than a decade. Todd is the host of “Starnes Country” on Fox Nation (a streaming service by Fox News Channel) and “The Todd Starnes Radio Show.” His three-hour daily radio program is nationally-syndicated to more than 100 radio stations and can be heard Monday-Friday. (more…)
Vanessa F. Hicks-Callaway, born and raised in Victoria, Texas, is a very conservative, Republican and US Army Veteran. For the past 35 years, Vanessa has led a very productive, busy life. Vanessa’s service in the US Army included time as a Supply Sergeant and time as a Military Intelligence Officer, which included two deployments to two separate combat zones (in support of both OIF and OEF respectively) resulting in being awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Additionally, while assigned to US Army Reserves as a Military Police Officer, while working hard to obtain her college degree and commission as an Army Officer in ROTC at SHSU, Vanessa worked as a Correctional Officer for the Ellis I unit of the then Texas Department of Corrections, which housed Maximum Security and Death Row inmates.
Professor Sievert graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 1970, served four years as an Army officer and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1977. He joined the US Department of Justice in 1983. After trying several major violent crime, corruption and fraud cases he was named a DOJ Senior Litigation Counsel, Chief of the Criminal Division of the Eastern District of Texas, Chief of the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas and DOJ Assistant Director in Charge of the evaluation of all of the nation’s US Attorney’s offices.
Kris Gillespie, also known as, Victoria Lynch is a Black conservative with an Ivy League education. Growing up outside of Washington DC, in a lower middle-class family, liberal politics were considered the norm. As a young adult, she began to research politics and social policy. Her findings lead her to conclude liberal policies have hurt the Black community, discouraged individualism, influenced people away from self- reliance, and mocked American exceptionalism.
Joseph Vargas is a strategist commentator with a focus on Ethics in Philosophy and Political Strategy. His political and philosophical reviews clarify complex issues from a logical and procedural perspective. He bases his strategy on his 20 + years in marketing, branding and his studies in human behavior, experience with consulting, and campaign management.