RIGOP Chair Candidate (Second of Three): Raymond McKay
On Wednesday evening, the RIGOP will be choosing a new Chair. Anchor Rising is profiling each of the candidates. This is Raymond McKay.
11 years United States Army 21G Pershing Electronic Material Specialist and 74F Computer Programmer
19 years working in MIS for the City of Warwick – network and telecom manager for a 31 building network with approximately 500 data users and approximately 700 voice users – network supports an approximately 89,000 person City with a $250M budget.
Politics (partial listing):
Grassroots activist – Attended Statehouse rallies, called in to various radio programs and have been requested to call in to two different radio stations for responses to Party issues, met with the 9-12 group, met with various tea party groups and leaders, written several letters to the editor
First joined RIGOP State Central in 1998 – also year I ran my first campaign for RI Senate against Senator Walaska
2001 – Was part of the Founding Group of RIRA. Currently its president.
In bullet form (single sentence answers), what do you see as the three most important components of the job that the next Chair will need to focus on in order to continue building the party?
– Rebuilding the Brand and Party Image and restoring a faith and belief that the Republican Party can be trusted and is viable to donate to
– Getting good quality Candidates
Raymond can be contacted via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org