San Diego Republicans Elect Leadership Team For 2015-2016
Adopt Rule to oppose any new taxes, fees, or bonds which require 55% to pass
SAN DIEGO – Members of the Republican Party of San Diego County elected their leadership team for the 2015-2016 cycle last night, January 12, at their organizational meeting held at the Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island.
CHAIRMAN: TONY KRVARIC
Tony Krvaric was elected Chairman for a fifth consecutive term. Mr. Krvaric is a small business owner in the financial services field and lives in Scripps Ranch with his wife and four children. Mr. Krvaric is an immigrant from Sweden and a naturalized citizen since 2003.
VICE CHAIR: RON NEHRING
Ron Nehring was re-elected as Vice Chairman. Mr. Nehring previously served as California Republican Party Chairman and Chairman of the Republican Party of San Diego County, and was the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor of California in 2014. Mr. Nehring is a political commentator, consultant, and lecturer.
2ND VICE CHAIR: BARRETT TETLOW
Barrett Tetlow was elected 2nd Vice Chair, succeeding Sherry Hodges. Mr. Tetlow previously served as the Executive Director of the Republican Party of San Diego County and is currently the Chief of Staff to San Diego Councilman Scott Sherman.
SECRETARY: JEANNIE FOULKROD
Jeannie Foulkrod was elected 2nd Vice Chair, succeeding Derrick Roach. Ms. Foulkrod is a financial analyst for a national company with offices in San Diego.
TREASURER: GARY FELIEN
Gary Felien was re-elected for another term as Treasurer. Mr. Felien is an accountant by trade and served as Councilman in Oceanside from 2010 until 2014.
All officers were unanimously elected. At the meeting the organization also adopted its bylaws, a strategic plan, and a rule to oppose all local tax or fee increases or extensions, and any local bonds that require only 55% to pass.
Chairman Krvaric issued the following statement:
“Local Republicans are united and excited about the 2015-2016 election cycle. With over 200 offices up for election throughout the county the work of winning those starts now. There is no ‘off year’ as far as we are concerned and we look forward to making the case for our candidates to all residents of San Diego County.”