Leadership

Chairman Frank Eathorne

W. Frank Eathorne is a 48-year-old Wyoming native, born in Douglas and raised on the family ranch near Bill, Wyoming.

Frank attended Converse county schools and graduated from Douglas High School in 1987. He earned degrees from Casper College and Chadron State College, a BA in Criminal Justice.

Frank and Theresa have been married for 26 years and have 3 children, Lauren, Abigail, and son Jade. Theresa is the major partner in their family business and holds a BA in Business, and has worked corporately in the field of Human Resources.

 

Frank and Theresa have served as Precinct Committee man and woman in Converse County since 2002. In addition to the Precinct Committeeman responsibilities, Frank has also served as in every office of the county party including two terms as Chairman concluding in 2012. He has served as delegate to four state conventions and co-chaired the Resolutions committee, and is currently serving his third term as State Committeeman. This year Frank won the vice-chairmanship, positioning him to succeed to the Chairmanship.


Secretary April Poley

April earned a B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1997. She is a real estate broker and has been a Wyoming resident for 21 years. She and her husband, Dan, have 2 children.  Active in Republican grassroots politics for over 19 years,  April is currently a precinct woman in Campbell County. She has been a delegate to two GOP state conventions.


National Committeewoman Marti Halverson

National Committeewoman Marti Halverson lives in Etna.  She has been active in grass roots Republican politics since the 1960s in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.  In addition to representing Wyoming at the RNC since 2012, she serves in the Wyoming House of Representatives.  Her district covers precincts in Lincoln, Sublette and Teton Counties.  Marti has been a Lincoln County Republican Precinct Committeewoman for 18 years.


Legal Counsel Mitchell Edwards

Mitchell H. Edwards:  Mitch was born and raised in Campbell County, Wyoming. He attended the University of Wyoming, receiving

his B.A. degree in 2000 and his J.D. degree in 2004. Mitch is a partner with the law firm of Nicholas & Tangeman, LLC, based out of Laramie, Wyoming.  Since he was old enough to help his dad go door-to-door, campaigning for office, Mitch has been a part of numerous Republican candidates' campaigns and has been involved in local, state, and national politics.  He has served as the Wyoming Republican Party Legal Counsel since 2016.  In his free time, Mitch enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie, in Wyoming's great outdoors.


Central Committee

The Delegates at the State Convention of the Wyoming Republican Party shall be the governing body of the Party. At all other times the State Central Committee shall be the governing body.

— Bylaws, Art. I § 2


Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the State Central Committee shall consist of the officers of the State Central Committee the seven district representatives as specified in subsection (b) and any other members appointed by the State Chairman.… The Executive Committee of the State Central Committee shall … carry out policies established by the State Central Committee, and between meetings of the State Central Committee, shall exercise the powers of the State Central Committee.

Bylaws Art. V § 10


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