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Ronna McDaniel

Presidenta, Comité Nacional Republicano

Ronna McDaniel es la segunda mujer elegida presidenta del Comité Nacional Republicano. Durante las elecciones del 2016, Ronna McDaniel ayudó a entregar el estado de Michigan a Donald Trump y a el Partido Republicano por primera vez en décadas. Fue elegida Presidenta del Estado de Michigan en febrero del 2015. Ronna se desempeñó como delegada de Trump y presidió en la Delegación de Michigan en la Convención Nacional Republicana del 2016. Ella ha servido como Delegada del Recinto, como Miembro Ejecutivo del Comité del Distrito y Comisionada del Estado en Michigan y fue Delegada Nacional de la Convención de Tampa en representación del Distrito 11 de Michigan.

En 2013, se desempeñó como co-presidenta de la Conferencia de Liderazgo de Mackinac y fue nombrada por el gobernador Rick Snyder para formar parte en el Consejo de Terapeutas Matrimoniales y de la Familia. En su comunidad local de Northville, Ronna ha servido en comités de planificación de territorios y seguridad pública y participa activamente en su Asociación de Padres y Profesores local. Ella recibió su licenciatura en artes enfocada en Literatura Inglesa de la Universidad Brigham Young. Ronna está casada con Patrick McDaniel y tiene dos hijos, Abigail y Nash.

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Marcia Lee Kelly

Presidente y Directora Ejecutiva

Marcia Lee Kelly es la presidenta y directora ejecutiva de la Convención Nacional Republicana 2020 en Charlotte, Carolina del Norte. Más recientemente, Kelly fue Asistente del Presidente, Director de Administración y Administración de la Casa Blanca y Director de la Oficina de Administración, lo cual brinda apoyo operativo para el Presidente. En este puesto, se encargó de supervisar a 390 personas las cuales apoyaban a la Casa Blanca, a la Oficina de Administración y a la Residencia Ejecutiva. Ella también fue un miembro oficial de la Delegación Presidencial de los Estados Unidos en los Juegos Olímpicos de Corea del Sur.

En el transcurso de su carrera de casi 30 años, ha trabajado en dos equipos de transición presidenciales y tres Convenciones Nacionales Republicanas en Minneapolis, Tampa y Cleveland. Como Directora de Operaciones para la Convención de 2016, administró la logística general, incluyendo las construcciones de los lugares de la convención.

Kelly, una estadounidense de primera generación, comenzó su carrera en la alcaldía en la ciudad de Nueva York, produjo el desfile celebración de los Yankees y dirigió la celebración del Milenio de la ciudad de Nueva York, que duró dos años y que incluyó 26 horas de transmisión en vivo a toda una audiencia mundial sin parar. Entre una lista de conmemoraciones a gran escala organizadas por Kelly: El Monumento Conmemorativo de la Princesa Diana, el Comité Anfitrión de la Copa Mundial, la inauguración del alcalde Giuliani y un concierto de Sting en Central Park. Kelly fue nominada para un premio Emmy diurno de televisión por la "Oración por América", el cual fue el primer monumento a las víctimas del 11 de septiembre. Ella y su trabajo han aparecido en el New York Times y en Los Ángeles Times.

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Toni Anne Dashiell

Presidenta, Convención Nacional Republicana

Toni Anne Dashiell es la Presidenta del Comité de Acuerdos la Convención Nacional Republicana para la Convención Nacional Republicana 2020, y continúa trabajando representando a las Mujeres del Comité Nacional Republicano para Texas.

Dashiell ha estado activa en política, brindando apoyo de raíz y capacitación en el liderazgo durante más de 40 años. Ella es una líder entre líderes, y recibió el Premio de Liderazgo Ronald Reagan 2009 por la Federación Nacional de Mujeres Republicanas por su desempeño inigualable como Presidenta de la Federación de Mujeres Republicanas de Texas (TFRW). Ha viajado a Bosnia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka y Birmania bajo el nombre de la Red de Democracia de las Mujeres para capacitar a mujeres y hombres que buscan obtener cargos públicos. Es coautora con Rachel Woods de el libro "Liderazgo para la libertad: Habilidades de Liderazgo para los Republicanos" y realiza talleres en todo el país sobre los temas abordados en el libro.

El servicio de Dashiell como líder voluntario de base se remonta a 1968, cuando trabajó por primera vez en una campaña presidencial como miembro del grupo de republicanos adolescentes. Desde entonces, ha sido una líder constante en numerosas campañas y organizaciones republicanas tanto en Texas como en todo el país. Dashiell trabajó orgullosamente como Presidenta del Condado de Kendall de 2010 a 2013 y como Vicepresidenta de la Coalición de Texas para Trump en 2016. Ha brindado sus servicios en el Comité Nacional Republicano desde el 2013 y fue reelegida para el Comité de Presupuestos en enero del 2019.

Ella y su esposo Tom son dueños conjuntos de pequeñas empresas en Boerne, Texas, y trabajan en bienes raíces y en aseguradoras.

Stephen "Max" Everett

Vicepresidente y Director Oficial de Comunicaciones

Max Everett es el Vice presidente y Director de Oficial de Comunicaciones de la Convención Nacional Republicana 2020. Esta es la sexta convención de Everett, el cual anteriormente se desempeñó como Director de Comunicaciones para las convenciones del 2004 y del 2016. En este papel, él es responsable de la gestión, estrategia y ejecución de los principales programas de la convención, mientras supervisa la infraestructura y las operaciones de informática en la convención.

Everett cuenta con más de dos décadas de experiencia en el suministro de soluciones innovadoras y la gestión de riesgos para organizaciones en el sector público y privado. Más recientemente, Everett fue el Director de Comunicaciones del Departamento de Energía de los Estados Unidos, con el cargo de supervisor del portafolio de informática (TI) del Departamento, trabajando como asesor del Subsecretario y Secretario y dirigiendo varias funciones dentro de la Oficina del Director de Informática.

Everett recibió una licenciatura de la Universidad de Texas y un Doctorado en Jurisprudencia de la Universidad de Houston.

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Whitney Andersen – Directora de Operaciones de los Medios de Comunicación

Luke Bullock – Sub director de Construcciones

Christina “CC” Cobaugh – Jefa de Gabinete y Directora de Taquilla

Kelly Eaton – Subdirectora de Operaciones

Blair Ellis – Director de Comunicaciones

Tatum Gibson – Secretario de la Prensa Nacional

Kelsey Gorman – Director de Coordinación de Eventos Distintivos

Susan Haney – Subdirectora de Asuntos Externos

Dustin Hendrix – Director de Transporte

Doug Hochberg – Director Digital

Jinger Kelley – Director Adjunto de Finanzas

Andy King – Subdirector del Flujo Logístico y Señalización

Thomas Krol – Director Adjunto de Transporte

Edith “Dee Dee” Lancaster – Directora del Flujo Logístico y Señalización

Joy Lee – Abogada

Christine “Chris” Lesko – Jefe de Infraestructura

Diandra Lopez – Directora de Delegada de Experiencia

Thomas Maxwell – Director Financiero

Dan McCarthy – Director de Asuntos Públicos

Mallory McGough – Director de Administración

Robert “Bob” O’Donnell – Director de Seguridad

Jonathan “Jonny” Oringdulph – Director de Logística

Yandrick Paraison – Director de Proyectos Especiales

Russell Peck – Director de Asuntos Comunitarios

Max Poux – Director Adjunto de Seguridad

Christopher Reese – Director de Operaciones Ejecutivas

James Sample – Director de Operaciones

Megan Schenewerk – Subdirectora de Administración

Lisa Shoemaker – Subdirectora de Operaciones de Medios de Comunicación

Rebecca Wasserstein – Directora de Hoteles y Establecimientos

Stephen "Max" Everett

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Max Everett is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He joins the team for his sixth convention, having previously served as the Chief Information Officer for the 2004 and 2016 conventions. Everett brings over two decades of experience in providing innovative solutions and managing risk for both public and private sector organizations. Everett was most recently the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy, overseeing the Department's information technology (IT) portfolio, serving as an advisor to the Deputy Secretary and Secretary, and leading various functions within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Everett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and a J.D. from the University of Houston. As Vice President, Everett is responsible for the management, strategy, and execution of major convention initiations. As Chief Information Officer, Everett is also responsible for the convention's IT infrastructure.

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Marcia Lee Kelly

President and CEO

Marcia Lee Kelly is the President and CEO of the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Most recently, Kelly was the Assistant to the President, Director of White House Management and Administration and Director of the Office of Administration, which provides operational support for the President. In that capacity, she oversaw 390 personnel supporting the White House, Office of Administration and the Executive Residence. She was also an official member of the USA Presidential Delegation to the Olympics in South Korea.

Over the course of her almost 30-year career, she has worked on two presidential transition teams and three Republican National Conventions in Minneapolis, Tampa and Cleveland. As Director of Operations for the 2016 Convention, she managed overall logistics, including build-outs of convention venues.

A first generation Korean-American, Kelly started her career in the New York City Mayor’s Office, produced the Yankees ticker-tape parade and directed the two-year long NYC Millennium celebration that included 26-hours of non-stop live broadcasting to a global audience. Among a list of large-scale commemorations organized by Kelly: the Princess Diana Memorial, World Cup Host Committee, Inauguration of Mayor Giuliani and a Sting Concert in Central Park. Kelly was nominated for a daytime Emmy award for the “Prayer for America” which was the first memorial for the victims of 9/11. She and her work have been featured in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Ronna McDaniel

Chairwoman, Republican National Committee

Ronna McDaniel is the second woman ever elected Chair of the RNC. During the 2016 election, Ronna McDaniel helped deliver Michigan for Donald Trump and the GOP for the first time in decades. She was elected as the State Chairman from Michigan in February of 2015. Ronna served as a Trump delegate and chaired the Michigan Delegation to the 2016 Republican National Convention. She has served as a Precinct Delegate, as a District Committee Executive Member and State Committeewoman in Michigan and served as National Delegate to the Tampa Convention representing Michigan’s 11th District.

In 2013, she served as Co-Chair for the Mackinac Leadership Conference and was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Board of Marriage and Family Therapists. In her local community of Northville, Ronna has served on land planning and public safety committees and is actively involved in her local PTA. She received her B.A. in English from Brigham Young University. Ronna is married to Patrick McDaniel and has two children, Abigail and Nash.

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Toni Anne Dashiell

Chairwoman, Republican National Convention

Toni Anne Dashiell is the Chairwoman for the RNC Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Convention, and continues to serve as the Republican National Committeewoman for Texas.

Dashiell has been active in politics, grassroots advocacy and leadership training for more than 40 years. She is a leader among leaders, who was awarded the 2009 Ronald Reagan Leadership Award by the National Federation of Republican Women for her distinctive performance as the President of the Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW). She has traveled to Bosnia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Burma on behalf of the Women’s Democracy Network to train women and men seeking public office. She co-authored with Rachel Woods “Leading for Freedom: Leadership Skills for Republicans” and conducts workshops across the nation on the topics addressed in the book.

Dashiell’s service as a volunteer grassroots leader dates back to 1968, when she first worked on a presidential campaign as a member of Teenage Republicans. Since that time, she has been a consistent leader in numerous Republican campaigns and organizations both in Texas and across the nation. Dashiell was proud to serve as Kendall County Chair from 2010 to 2013 and as a Vice Chair of the Texas for Trump Coalition in 2016. She has served on the RNC since 2013, and was re-elected to the Budget Committee in January 2019.

Together, she and her husband, Tom, are small business owners in Boerne, Texas, working in both real estate and insurance.

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Stephen "Max" Everett

Max Everett is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He joins the team for his sixth convention, having previously served as the Chief Information Officer for the 2004 and 2016 conventions. Everett brings over two decades of experience in providing innovative solutions and managing risk for both public and private sector organizations. Everett was most recently the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy, overseeing the Department's information technology (IT) portfolio, serving as an advisor to the Deputy Secretary and Secretary, and leading various functions within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. Everett received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and a J.D. from the University of Houston. As Vice President, Everett is responsible for the management, strategy, and execution of major convention initiations. As Chief Information Officer, Everett is also responsible for the convention's IT infrastructure.

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Christina "CC" Cobaugh

Christina "CC" Cobaugh is the Chief of Staff and Director of Ticketing. This will be Cobaugh's second convention, having previously worked on the executive team for the 2016 convention. She most recently served as the Executive Secretary and Policy Coordinator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative under Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer. Prior to joining the Administration, she served on the executive team for the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee and was a policy analyst and Director of Business Development for Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. Cobaugh holds a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and a master's degree from the University of New Orleans. In her role as Chief of Staff, Cobaugh executes the convention's overall vision, mission, values, and strategic goals. Additionally, as Director of Ticketing, Cobaugh is responsible for the management and distribution of all tickets to the 2020 Republican National Convention and to all related convention events.

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Christine Lesko

Christine Lesko is the Chief of Infrastructure. She previously served as Director of Venues for the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Senior Director of Major Events for the Cleveland Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena, where she led the staff of the facility at "The Q" during the 2016 Republican National Convention. Lesko holds a bachelor's degree from Baldwin Wallace College. She is responsible for coordinating all infrastructure efforts related to the 2020 Republican National Convention including flow and signage, the general contractor, information technology, official providers, and media operations.

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Thomas F. Maxwell III

Thomas F. Maxwell III is the Chief Financial Officer. Maxwell brings decades of experience on campaign finance issues and will be serving in his third Republican National Convention. He is the founder of MAXimum Compliance, LLC - a campaign finance consulting firm whose clients include members of Congress, political action committees, joint fundraising committees, Super PACs, National Party Committees, and non-profits. He has also served as the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) director at the National Republican Senatorial Committee and as a reports analyst at the FEC. Maxwell holds a bachelor's degree in History from Southern Methodist University. For the 2020 Republican National Convention, Maxwell is responsible for managing the convention budget and serving as a steward for the COA's treasury.

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Dan McCarthy

Dan McCarthy is the Chief of Public Affairs and Director of External Affairs. McCarthy began his career with the 2000 Republican National Convention, followed by a stint with Victory 2000 on the Bush/Cheney transition team. In 2001, he joined the Bush Administration, serving in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. For the next decade, he worked for Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest beer company in the world, ultimately serving as Senior Director of National Affairs. McCarthy started his external affairs firm, DMM Strategies, to bring his significant and unique experience in both corporate and public policy to clients. Originally from Cleveland, McCarthy holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. He serves as the primary point of contact and coordinator for all external groups interested in participating in the 2020 Republican National Convention.

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Jonathan Oringdulph

Jonathan Oringdulph is the Chief of Logistics and Director of Intergovernmental Coordination and Permitting. Oringdulph brings decades of logistics experience to the Republican National Convention. He has served 25 years in the U.S. Navy and has been assigned at the White House since 2004. He most recently served as the Director of Presidential Food Service and was responsible for programs supporting the White House Military Office. His military experience includes Navy Contracts Officer at Naval Air Systems Command; Flag Supply Aide to the Superintendent of the Naval Academy; a mobilization to Afghanistan as a logistics advisor; and Chief of Staff for Special Operations Command Forward, North and West Africa. He holds a bachelor's degree in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, as well as an MBA and a master's degree in Project Management from Keller School of Business Management. Oringdulph serves as the 2020 Republican National Convention's liaison to the city of Charlotte and is responsible for coordinating the logistics efforts of security, transportation, hotels and venues.