Posted: May 1, 2003
SEARCH IS ON FOR CHAIRMAN
GEORGETOWN – The Sussex
County Republican Committee has formed a search committee to
identify a nominee to replace departing chairman, R. Keller Hopkins
of Bridgeville, who will resign following the Republican State
Convention on May 17. Hopkins, who was elected chairman in 2001,
told the committee that he is stepping away to turn his full
attention to his construction business. In the interim, leadership
of the Committee will be assumed by the Vice Chair, Phyllis Byrne of
At the first
meeting on April 24, the search committee elected State Senator F.
Gary Simpson of Milford as its chair. Other members are: Lauren
Alberti of Bethany Beach, Phyllis Byrne of Lewes, Tom Draper of
Rehoboth Beach, Kia Evans of Milton, Cindy Green of Greenwood,
Reverend Leslie James of Seaford, Judge Bill Lee of Rehoboth, George
Parish of Long Neck, County Councilman Vance Phillips of Laurel, and
Mayor Dan Short of Seaford.
have gathered a diverse group of Sussex Republicans who essentially
represent all areas of the county,” said Senator Simpson. “But, we
would still like to hear from any registered Republican in the
county who wishes to suggest a prospective chairman,” he added.
“Suggestions may be made to the committee person in your area or by
calling Sussex Republican Headquarters in Georgetown at 856-6323.”
search committee will meet at least weekly until it is prepared to
submit its recommendations to the Executive Committee.
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