GOPAC Announces 2017 Legislative Leaders Advisory Board


Arlington, Va (December 19, 2016) – GOPAC today announced the members of its 2017 Legislative Leaders Advisory Board. 
 
“With Republican dominance at the federal and state levels of government, we must deliver solutions to Americans’ top concerns for economic and personal security. Our Legislative Leaders Advisory Board members are integral to accomplishing this by sharing their ideas and trading best practices with elected leaders throughout the country. Further, our Advisory Board is instrumental in our success at building a healthy roster of prepared leaders ready to lead in their state legislatures and/or run for higher office,” said GOPAC Chairman David Avella.
 
The Board members promote the ideas they are championing by addressing elected officials, candidates and members at GOPAC events and via its digital program. In addition, they nominate a promising state legislator for the Emerging Leaders Program and provide updates on key legislative and political developments. Membership is a one-year term.
 
The 2017 GOPAC Legislative Leaders Advisory Board consists of:
 
State Senate Members
Republican Nominee for Lt. Governor & Speaker Randy McNally (TN)
President Jack Whitver (IA)
President Pro Tempore David Shafer (GA)
President Pro Tempore Bob Peterson (OH)
Majority Leader Greg Reed (AL)
Majority Leader Kimberly Yee (AZ)
Majority Leader Brandt Hershman (IN)
Majority Leader Damon Thayer (KY)
Majority Leader Garrett Mason (ME)
Majority Leader Shane Massey (SC)
Majority Leader Ryan Ferns (WV)
Assistant Majority Leader Jeremy Miller (MN)
Assistant Majority Leader Leah Vukmir (WI)
Minority Whip Steve Hershey (MD)
Finance Committee Chair Catharine Young (NY)
Appropriations Committee Chair Kim David (OK)
Health Care Policy Committee Chair Dana Young (FL)
Health and Human Services Committee Chair Charles Schwertner (TX)
Rules Committee Chair Deidre Henderson (UT)
Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee Chair Bryce Reeves (VA)

State House / Assembly Members
Speaker Tom Leonard (MI)
Speaker Philip Gunn (MS)
Speaker Tim Moore (NC)
Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (OH)
Speaker Charles McCall (OK)
Speaker Pro Tempore Tyler August (WI)
Majority Leader Mathew Pitsch (AR)
Majority Whip Jackson Miller (VA)
Assistant Republican Leader Melissa Melendez (CA)
Assistant Majority Whip Wendy McNamara (IN)
Assembly Minority Leader Paul Anderson (NV)
Judiciary Committee Chair Chris Sprowls (FL)
Representative Bruce Bannister (SC)