NC Republican Party Hires New Executive Director Print
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Tuesday, 20 July 2021 10:19
The North Carolina Republican Party hired Jason Simmons as the new Executive Director.
“We are tremendously excited to have Jason Simmons as the new Executive Director for the North Carolina Republican Party,” said NCGOP Chairman Michael Whatley. “Jason Simmons led the Trump campaign’s North Carolina operations in 2016 and gained valuable experience working for the Republican National Committee and Trump administration. With his direction, the North Carolina Republican Party will be well-positioned to build upon our successes.”
Before coming to the Republican Party of North Carolina, Jason Simmons worked as a Regional Political Director for the National Republican Committee. He served in several positions within the Trump administration as associate administrator with the Small Business Administration and chief of staff of the US Office of Personnel Management.  In North Carolina, Simmons served as the State Director for the Donald J Trump for President Campaign, and additionally he served in Governor McCrory’s Administration. Simmons graduated from the University of South Carolina with an undergraduate in political science and a masters in International Studies.  He served in the Army reserves. 
Jason Dore, the previous Executive Director, has taken a position with a national conservative organization.
"I would like to personally thank Jason Dore for his exceptional leadership during the 2020 election. He was instrumental in the Republican success in North Carolina during the 2020 cycle," said NCGOP Chairman Whatley. "We are excited about his next adventure and wish him success in his future endeavors."