Executive Board

Jake_200x150.jpgJacob Margis, Chair

Residence: Milwaukee County
Education:
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee -- B.A., Political Science; Waukesha County Technical College -- Small Business Certificate
Occupation:
 Business Manager, Sun Environmental Group, Inc.
Political Involvement: 5th District Liaison, Republican Party of Milwaukee County; Young Republican Chair, 1st Congressional District Republican Party; Vice Chair of Coalitions, Republican Party of Waukesha County; Founding board member and Secretary, Conservative Young Professionals of Waukesha County; Legislative Assistant, Wisconsin State Senate; Field Director, Republican Party of Wisconsin; Field Intern, Republican Party of Wisconsin; Recruitment Director, UW Milwaukee College Republicans
About me:  As once being an Marine Corps Officer candidate I uphold the creed "Ductus Exemplo" or "lead by example".  I do whatever I can in my circle of influence to motivate and improve the world and the lives of those around me.  I always try to maintain a positive outlook on life and do not think anything is impossible with God.  I work hard to get things done and play hard to enjoy the most out of life.Hobbies: Working out, football, fishing, hunting, hiking, wood carpentry, reading, and trying out any new experience.

150x200.jpgSamantha Machart, Vice Chair

Residence: Milwaukee County
Education: University of Minnesota – B.A., Journalism & Political Science 
Occupation: Digital Marketing, IES Abroad 
Political involvement: Director of Communications, Wisconsin Young Republicans; Field Director, Republican Party of Wisconsin; Communications Specialist, Minnesota House of Representatives Republican Caucus; Intern, Minnesota State Senate for Senator Ted Daley; Intern, Republican Party of Minnesota; Public Relations Intern, Fianna Fáil (Dublin, Ireland); College Republican; Campaign Volunteer in 2004, 2006, and 2008
About me: I'm a self-described political geek. I love music, pop culture, classic films, watching sports, and reading anything I can get my hands on. If you ever need to find me your best bet would be to look for me in a coffee shop or any local music venue. I also love writing, digital marketing, and social media.

Christinaimage.jpgChristina Nelson, Secretary

Residence: Milwaukee County
Education: 
B.A. in Biochemistry
Occupation: 
Legislative Assistant

 

 

 

 

Samantha_C_200x150.jpgSamantha Connor, Treasurer

Residence: Milwaukee County
Education: 
Marquette University – B.A., Political Science and Governmental-Corporate Relations 
Occupation: Student at Marquette Law School
Political involvement: Event and Co-Sponsor Liaison, MULS Federalist Society;  Former Chair, Executive Director, and Event and Research Coordinator of MU College Republicans; Former House of Representatives Intern for Representative Thomas Petri; Volunteer for numerous political campaigns  

 

Lindsay_200x150.jpgLindsay Muenchow, National Committeewoman

Residence: Winnebago County
Education: 
Carthage College - B.A., Marketing
Occupation: 
Brand Deployment Analyst, Kimberly-Clark
Political involvement: Chair, Carthage College Republicans, 3 years (Vice chair before that); Intern, Lieutenant Gov Kleefisch; Communications Intern, Republican National  Committee; Former board member, Racine GOP (Secretary) & Kenosha GOP; Regional Vice Chair, College Republicans of Wisconsin; Campaign volunteer; Chair, Racine/Kenosha YRS; National committeewoman, YRS; Intern, Senator Frank Lasee
Hobbies: Golf, non-profit work (organ donation), reading & writing, spending time with family, romantic comedies, traveling, coffee

 

Cameron_200x150.jpgCameron Clark, National Committeeman

Residence: Winnebago County
Education: 
Carthage College - B.A., Political Science
Occupation: 
Industrial Sales
Political involvement: 2-1/2 years for Congressman Ryan in Kenosha constituent service center; Founding board member CYP Waukesha; Former Vice Chair Racine/Kenosha YRs; Former Racine County GOP board member
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, playing with nieces and nephews, DIY home improvement and car repair

 

 

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Jeremy Carpenter, Social Media Editor-in-Chief

Residence: Waukesha County
Occupation: Research Assistant in Wisconsin State Assembly
Political Involvement: Member of the Waukesha County Republican Party, volunteered on several state assembly and senate races, worked for Ted Cruz PAC in 2016 primary season.
Hobbies: Playing guitar, finding unique local coffee shops.

 

 

 

Tom.jpgTom Lind, Web Development Director

Residence: Milwaukee County
Education: B.A. of Business; double major in Marketing, and Public Administration
Occupation: Software Consulting
Political Involvement: Volunteer for political campaigns; Member (former) of Waukesha County Republicans; Republican Party of Milwaukee County
Hobbies: Outdoor Enthusiast (Hunting, Fishing, ATV'ing, Kayaking - you name it); Spending time with family; Brewer and Packer games; Training Cooper (my black lab puppy); Exploring Milwaukee

 

Wahlen.jpgSam Wahlen, Finance Director

Residence: Racine County
Education: 
Marquette University – B.A., Economics
Occupation:
 Relationship Banker &  Small Business Specialist, JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA.
Political Involvement: I am a died in the wool Republican. I am president of the Racine Taxpayers Association. Founder of the Young Republican Outreach Committee of Racine & Kenosha.  On the Board of Directors for the 1st Congressional District Republican Party from 2015-2016. In the past, I was Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Racine County Republican Party and been the chairman of the Urban and Minority Outreach Committee, Finance Committee, Constitutions Committee, and Candidate Recruitment Committee. I was a columnist for TurningPoint USA and have interned for Rep. Weatherston’s office.
About me: “I have a firm belief there is nothing so essential to success as perseverance. It can overcome anything.”