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The Harris County Republicans Party (HCRP) is a volunteer organization.

HCRP is part of the Texas Republican Party and is the
official Republican Party Organization in Harris County.


Current Officers & Committees

Note: The information on this page is updated frequently. Some party officers, committee chairmen, and committee members may be currently vacant for the 2018-2020 term. Some of these positions may be filled via appointment by the County Chair, and some may be determined by vote at the next meeting of the appropriate committee. The upcoming committee meeting schedule can be viewed here.

Click here for a full roster of committee chairs & members


Office Name
County Chair Paul Simpson
Vice-Chairman Dana Myers
Secretary Debra Risinger
Treasurer Bryan Gaudette
Legal Counsel Will Hickman
Sergeant-at-arms Joe Pennington
Parliamentarian Theresa Kosmoski
Chaplain Beverly Ferguson


Advisory Board

County Chairman Paul Simpson
HCRP Secretary Debra Risinger
SD 4 Chair Alice Rekeweg
SD 6 Chair Rex Teter
SD 7 Chair David M. Riddle
SD 11 Chair Scott Bowen 
SD 13 Chair Kristy Thackerson Bridges
SD 15 Chair Rolando Garcia
SD 17 Chair Bob Sumicek
SD 18 Chair Howard Barker
At-Large Appointee Mary Jane Smith
At-Large Appointee Joe Pelati
At-Large Appointee  


Special Assistant to the Chairman

Bob Hall 281-636-9613


Standing Committee Chairs

Committee Name
Financial Oversight Howard Barker
Ballot Security Alan Vera
Candidates Sean Cheben
Engagement Dr. Jon Spiers 
Financial Development  
Judicial Screening William Hotze
Local Government Dennis Griffith
Military Partnership Randy Elms
Rules Carl Jarvis
Training & Development Charlotte Lampe
Vacancy Rolando Garcia
Young Leadership Dev. Ashlei Kellough


Senate District Chairs

Senate District
SD 4 Alice Rekeweg
SD 6 Rex Teter
SD 7 David M. Riddle
SD 11 Scott Bowen
SD 13 Kristy Thackerson Bridges
SD 15 Rolando Garcia
SD 17 Bob Sumicek
SD 18 Howard Barker


State Republican Executive Committee
Harris County Members 

Senate District
SD 4 Walter West
SD 4 Allison Winter
SD 6 Chris McDonald
SD 6 Dawn McDonald
SD 7 Mark Ramsey
SD 7 Terri Leo
SD 11 JT Edwards
SD 11 Tanya Robertson
SD 13 Roy Morales
SD 13 Dawn Elliott
SD 15 Vergel B. Cruz
SD 15 Gail Stanart
SD 17 Marvin Clede
SD 17 Kathaleen Wall
SD 18 Rick Figueroa
SD 18 Edee Sinclair