Committee Chairs

MCGOP COMMITTEES

The following Standing and “ad hoc” MCGOP committees are designed to advance our mission to represent and elect Republicans in the county. Committees are a great way to get involved in the party and most have several subcommittees or teams for specific aspects of the Committee’s work.  To sign up to join a Committee, contact the Committee’s Chairman.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Standing Committee)

Acting Chairman: Leslie Grizzard lagrizz3@gmail.com

Purpose: Develops and annual budget for consideration by the Board and the Executive Committee. Develops and proposes strategies for soliciting funds for the MCGOP, including planning and executing dinners, county convention to encourage volunteers and generate donors for the county party.

 

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE (Standing Committee)

Chairman: Greg Decker g2decker@comcast.net

Purpose: To build grassroots organizations within eight county Legislative Districts (LDs) and precincts through regular communication, meetings, voter registration, presence at county events, training and strategic planning. The Committee manages the recruitment of LD Chairs and the training, orientation and deployment of grassroots volunteers.  Central Committee members are required to take a leadership role as a Precinct Chair or Regional Chair (oversee a group of precincts).

 

CANDIDATE RECRUITMENT & COUNSELING COMMITTEE (ad hoc)

Chairmen: Bill Richbourgh bill.richbourg@gmail.com and Dwight Patel 2018@mcgop.com

Purpose: To recruit Republican candidates for office and provide them with information on training and experienced campaign staff.  To keep official candidates apprised of MCGOP and club events/opportunities for their participation.

 

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (ad hoc)

Chairman: Don Irvine donaldirvine@gmail.com

Purpose:  To develop and facilitate the MCGOP communications strategy at the direction of the Board. The Committee handles quick press responses, press relations, the newsletter, website content, social media efforts and marketing materials for the County party’s use.

 

EXTERNAL AUDIT OF COUNTY BUDGETS COMMITTEE (ad hoc)

Chairman: Leslie Grizzard lagrizz3@gmail.com

Purpose:  Examine the annual county budgets for the County Executive, County Council and Public Schools (MCPS) to inform the MCGOP executive Board, Executive Committee and LD Chairs of matters of concern for which the county party may respond to.

 

HEADQUARTERS COMMITTEE (ad hoc)

Chairman: Jeff Brown jeffbrown12@verizon.net

Purpose: To manage Central Committee’s office headquarters, including physical maintenance, volunteer staffing, calendar of events, and storage of materials, when necessary.

 

OUTREACH COMMITTEE (ad hoc) Chairman: Ann Hingston annhingston@gmail.com

Purpose: To build the party county-wide across a range of communities such as teen and high Republican school clubs, the business community, religious groups and among specific ethnic groups within the county. Includes promoting opportunities to showcase Republican candidates. The Chairman keeps the Organization Chairman informed to benefit the work of the Legislative District Chairs.

 

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (ad hoc)

Chairman: Marcus Alzona marcus@alzona.com

Purpose: Advises the Board regarding IT and other technologies necessary to carry out MCGOP goals.  Manages headquarters communications and is responsible for management of the website, social media, and database.

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