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Romney for President
Texas Finance Director William Walker
(April 2011; started as Texas finance director for Romney's Free & Strong America PAC in Jan. 2011) Principal at TCB Strategies, 2009-11. Finance director for the Massachusetts Republican Party/MRP Victory 2010, Feb.-Nov. 2010. eFinance director at the RNC, Sept. 2009-Feb. 2010. Northeast finance director at McCain-Palin Victory 2008, March-Nov. 2008. Finance events manager at Romney for President, Jan. 2007-Feb. 2008. Advance rep. for the Office of Gov. Romney, Nov. 2006-Jan. 2007. Director of advance on the Healey for Governor Committee, July-Nov. 2006. B.A. in biology from Kenyon College, 2006.
Texas Republican Party
Chairman Steve Munisteri
(elected July 2010, re-elected June 2012...full-time chairman) Founded his own law firm in 1982 and led it until his retirement in 2008. Attorney at the law firm of Funderburk & Funderburk. Founder of Young Conservatives of Texas. State chairman of Texas Young Americans for Freedom, 1977-80.J.D. from Univerity of Texas Law School; B.B.A. in finance from University of Texas at Austin. Started as volunteer for Hank Grover, Richard Nixon and John Tower in 1972. Grew up in Houston, TX.
Executive Director Beth Cubriel
(promoted to the position after Jesse Lewis left for the private sector in June 2012) Served as the party's organization director for over a year. Texas state field director for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, 2003-07. B.S. in political science and government from St. Edward's University, 1997.
Political Director John McCord
Director of Special Projects John Jackson
Chair Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
Sworn in as Harris County Judge on March 6, 2007, and
won election in
Nov. 2008 and re-elected in Nov. 2010. Commissioner at the U.S.
Interstate Commerce Commission for three years under President George
H.W. Bush. Member of the Texas House of Representatives from
1979-87. M.P.A. from University of Texas at Austin, 1974; B.A. in
economics from Rice University, 1971.