Senior Senator for the state of Texas
Junior Senator for the state of Texas
Congressional Representative for TX Congressional District 6
State Senator for State Senate District 2
State Senator for State Senate District 22
Sate Representative for State House District 10
From Governor to State agency Commissioners, from Chief Justice to Courts Criminal of Appeals these are your Statewide Elected Officials.
County Judge to Tax Assessor, including precinct specific county commissioners, JPs & Constables.
These ladies and gentlemen serve as your first-line of communication regarding issues affecting your precinct. They represent you at Ellis County Republican Party Executive Committee Meetings and focus on organizing and informing residents of their respective precincts.
Elected by Ellis County Republican voters every 4 years in same primary election for governor. The Chairman oversees all operations of the ECRPEC and leads regular meetings.
Serves as backup for the office of Chairman. Runs meetings and directs activities in the absence of the Chairman.
Maintains records for the ECRPEC and provides minutes for each meeting.
Appointed to administer or manage the financial assets and liabilities of the ECRPEC and render regular reports.
The Sergeant at Arms is an officer appointed by the Chairman to keep order during its meetings.
The Parliamentarian provides the ECRPEC with guidance on parliamentary rules and procedures.
Provides administrative support to ECRPEC.
Standing subcommittee focused on developing and updating budget. Presents financial reports to ECREC.
The committee shall recruit, qualify and vet vacancy applicants.
Once an applicant has been approved by the committee the applicant will be presented to the
Executive Committee for approval.
The committee shall coordinate the ongoing improvement of the Party structure at the local
level. It develops and conducts periodic training programs for Precinct Chair, Precinct
Captains, Block Captains, campaign workers, other personnel, and party supporters. It is.
responsible for developing programs for implementation by the Precinct Chairs, such as voter
identification and voter registration efforts, and ensures the Precinct Chairs have the necessary
tools needed to be effective.
Members: Rick Ridgeway, Peggy Crabtree, Michele Wallace, and Terry Todd.
The Communications and Marketing Subcommittee is responsible for leading the marketing and communications activities of the ECRPEC. The Primary Responsibilities of the subcommittee include:
• Develop strategies to increase engagement across all platforms to include: website, electronic documents, in person events and social media.
• Consistently communicate a message supporting the efforts of the ECRPEC
• Submit press releases to media partners and leverage PR opportunities
• Publish all announcements, events and relevant info on the website
• Draft electronic documents for distribution
• Create and publish social media content
• Increase visibility within Ellis County
• Reach out to media partners and key influencers and personally invite to events
• Coordinate the creation of graphics, photography, audio and video
• Direct publication of "The Elephant's Ear"
Members: Holly Ridgeway Freeman, Eric Valdez, Heather Lynn Hill, Megan Mack, Emily Peaden, Blaine Seaboalt, and Beverly Gatlin
Standing subcommittee oversees staffing and infrastructure requirements for Ellis County GOP Headquarters.
The committee shall be responsible for identifying and determining events in which the ECGOP
will participate to provide the optimum representation, communication, and education of
Republican principles and legislative priorities.
The committee shall be responsible for development of various levels of fundraising events
throughout the year to achieve annual fundraising goals.
The Victory Committee is responsible for recruiting, vetting, and encouraging qualified persons to seek
public office on the Republican ticket or Local elections. Accept and review Local Candidate
Endorsement applications and make recommendations to the Executive Committee. Provide practical
assistance and advice to the candidates related to fundraising, organization, advertising, etc. Organizing
Precinct Chairs and volunteers in their Voter Turnout Effort, through phone banking, block walking, yard
sign placement, literature drops, polling location sign placement, and poll-greeting for local endorsed
candidates or Republican primary nominees. This Committee will have funds as available and approved
by the Executive Committee. This committee will determine distribution of funds.
Members: Emily Peaden, JJ Brookshire, Daniel Southerland, JD Foster, Kathy Aulson, Beverly Gaitlin,
Sylvia Coulson , Melody Allen , Stacey Bailey, and Trevor Wilhoite
Standing subcommittee focused on amending the ECRPEC Bylaws.
The Legislative and Political Priorities Committee shall adopt Conservative advocacy to encourage the Ellis County Republican legislative caucus (local, county, state, and federal) in sponsoring, supporting, and/or voting for the Legislative priorities of the Party as outlined in the Republican Party of Texas Platform and the Legislative Priorities, and reporting legislator’s votes by:
The Legislative and Political Priorities Committee can meet as needed to research and review any new or proposed legislation, propositions or ordinances, bond issues, governmental charters/by-laws changes, tax changes, non-partisan election issues, and school board/city/county ordinances and resolutions.
The Legislative and Political Priorities Committee will help in drafting talking points to all elected officials (local, county, state and federal) for any proposed legislation whether in support or opposition.
Members: Dan Altman and Kathy Aulson