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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Announces COA Vice-Chairmen, Treasurer, and Secretary for 2016 National Convention

Washington – Today, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced the Committee on Arrangements new officers that will assist Committee Chair Steve King and Committee Co-Chairman Jo Ann Davidson in organizing the 2016 RNC National Convention. Enid Mickelsen and Glenn McCall will serve as the committee vice-chairs, newly-created positions that will be responsible for splitting responsibilities to enhance the delegate experience in Cleveland. Tony Parker will assume the role of treasurer and Susie Hudson will serve as secretary of the Committee on Arrangements.

“I’m excited to welcome Enid, Glenn, Tony and Susie to the committee, and I have no doubt they will work tirelessly to ensure our party will have a successful national convention,” said Chairman Priebus. “The COA is comprised of strong leaders who have dedicated their lives to this party and have the experience to lead and organize an event of this magnitude and importance. These individuals will help take our case to the American people. We will champion freedom and opportunity, while making a contrast with the Democrats and their big government platform. And we will officially nominate our candidate for president, who will be our next Commander-in-Chief."

“We’ve put together a great team to ensure a world-class convention in Cleveland,” said Steve King. "I want to thank Chairman Priebus for his vision and his trust. We have a lot of work ahead us, and it’s going to be a privilege to work alongside Jo Ann, Enid, Glenn, Tony and Susie. Their experience, leadership, and dedication are going to be tremendous assets, and our party and our country can look forward to the best Republican National Convention we’ve ever seen. We will take our case to the American people.”

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Vice-Chairman Enid Mickelsen

Enid Greene Mickelsen represented Utah in the United States House of Representatives in the 104th Congress (1995-96), where she served on the House Rules Committee. A former litigation attorney with a major Salt Lake City firm, she worked as deputy chief of staff to Governor Norman H. Bangerter. Mrs. Mickelsen is a former Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, and is currently Utah’s National Committeewoman to the Republican National Committee, where she serves on the Budget Committee and the Rules Committee. Mrs. Mickelsen received her undergraduate degree at the University of Utah and her law degree from Brigham Young University. For five years, Mrs. Mickelsen hosted a talk show on KSL Newsradio (“The Enid Greene Show”), and continues to appear as a frequent commentator on television and radio. Active in her church and community, Mrs. Mickelsen and her husband, Judge Scott Mickelsen, are the parents of four children and two grandchildren.

Vice-Chairman Glenn McCall

Glenn McCall is the Chairman of the York Country Republican Party and South Carolina’s National Committeeman to the Republican National Committee. McCall has also served as the second vicechairman for the South Carolina Republican Party, State Republican Executive Committee member, vicepresident of the state convention, chairman of the awards committee for the South Carolina Republican Party, delegate to the Republican National Convention and county, district and state convention delegate. McCall has also served as senior vice president of the Major Financial Services Corporation.

Treasurer Tony Parker

Tony Parker was re-elected in January of 2015 to a third term as Treasurer of the Republican National Committee. He was also the Treasurer for the 2012 Republican Convention and served on President George W. Bush’s national finance team. Tony was the District of Columbia’s Republican National Committeeman from 2004 through 2012 and was a delegate to the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Republican Conventions. He was on the Committee on Contests at the 2008 Republican Convention. Mr. Parker is the founder and CEO of Parker Tide Corp., a government contracting company providing human resource, procurement and adjudication resources to the federal government, with projects in 12 states. Previously, Mr. Parker spent over 20 years practicing corporate and tax law. Mr. Parker is on the Board of directors of four NASDAQ companies and is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee of all four of those companies. Mr. Parker is a Vietnam War Veteran (U.S. Navy), received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his J.D. and Master’s in Tax Law from Georgetown Law Center.

Secretary Susie Hudson

Susie Hudson was elected in January of 2015 as Secretary of the Republican National Committee. Hudson is also the National Committeewoman from Vermont. She has served on the Technology Committee, Budget Committee, Executive Committee and served as the Recorder for the Rules Committee. She was also a former RNC staff member in the positions of Mid-West Legislative Political Director and Mid-West Regional Field Coordinator. She has attended six Republican National Conventions. Currently, Ms. Hudson is a board member of the Vermont Enhanced 9-1-1, the Vermont Commission on Women and is a member of the Vermont Republican Party Executive Committee. Previously, she served as the Chair of the Washington County Republican Committee, the Victory Chair of the Vermont Republican Party, Secretary and later Executive Director of the Vermont Republican Party, and Chair of the Vermont College Republicans. She was also a Justice of the Peace and a Trustee of Public Funds for the Town of East Montpelier.

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