Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party; Dec. 4, 2010:
NASHVILLE, TN – The TNGOP State Executive Committee today re-elected Chris Devaney to a second term as Chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party. The election was held during the committee’s December meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Nashville.
“I’m honored the State Executive Committee has elected me to serve another term,” said Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney. “I’m honored to have the committee’s support and look forward to working with Republicans across the state to strengthen our Party and broaden our base in Tennessee. I want to thank committee members for giving me this opportunity for a second time and I look forward to our partnership over the next two years.
“The Tennessee Republican Party experienced great success this election cycle, but it is critical we begin efforts now to build on that success in coming elections,” continued Devaney. “In preparation for 2012, the State Party will engage in aggressive candidate recruitment and retention efforts, put significant emphasis on fundraising, and work side-by-side with our Republican elected officials who now lead at every level of government in this state. There is much work to be done, but I’m committed to doing whatever I can to ensure our party’s future remains strong and successful.”
Chris Devaney was first elected Chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party on May 30, 2009. He led the State Party’s efforts to elect Republicans in the historic 2010 Midterm Elections which resulted in Republicans taking the governorship, gaining a Congressional majority, and increasing majorities in the General Assembly. Prior to serving as TRP Chairman, Chris worked as State Director for U.S. Senator Bob Corker, was an aide to U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, served as Executive Director at the TRP and assisted with other campaigns across the country.
Chris and his wife Heather live in Chattanooga with their four children and attend Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church. For more information on Chris Devaney, visit the Tennessee Republican Party website by clicking here.