New LD 20 Central Committee Members Elected from Silver Spring

Last evening, the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee (MCRCC) elected Joel Keralis and Matthew Johnson to serve as party central committee members representing Maryland’s Legislative District 20 (Silver Spring).

 Following their unanimous election, MCRCC Chairman Alexander Bush welcomed them, “I am excited to have two talented and enthusiastic new members to add to the Committee. District 20 now has by far our youngest contingent, and I look forward to the innovation and energy that Joel and Matthew bring.” Joel Keralis is a Legislative Assistant in the US House of Representatives working for a senior Republican member of the powerful tax writing House Ways and Means Committee. Mr. Keralis previously interned for the House Small Business Committee as well as in the US Senate and at the US Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.  Mr. Keralis is a graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs with a Master of Global Policy Studies as well as a Master of Arts in Asian Studies from the College of Liberal Arts, both from the University of Texas in Austin, and has a BS in Entomology from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Matthew Johnson will be starting as freshman at the University of Maryland in the fall studying Finance. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Gonzaga College High School.  He served as a page in the United State Senate, has been active in Republican campaigns as well as served as an intern for Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan. 


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