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Day to Day Leadership
Brendan Quinn

Consultant from Saratoga Springs.  Executive director of the New York Republican Party, 1995-2001.  Director of property management for the Department of General Services, 1982-83.  Bachelor's degreee in political science from LIU Post, 1978.

John Sweeney

Of counsel at Tully Rinckey PLCC from June 2011.  Congressman representing New York's 20th CD, elected Nov. 1998 and served four terms, but defeated in 2006 re-election bid.  Deputy Secretary to Gov. George Pataki, 1995-97; Commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor, 1995-97.  Executive director and chief counsel of the New York Republican Party, 1992-95.  J.D. from Western New England Colllege School of Law, 1990; undergraduate degree from Russell Sage College, 1981.

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27)

One of three honorary co-chairs of Trump's primary campaign.  Represents NY-27, encompassing eight counties in Western New York and the Finger Lakes region; first elected in Nov. 2012.  Erie County Executive, 2007-11, losing re-election bid.  Entrepreneur, invested in bankrupt and troubled companies.  Ran for Congress in 1998, losing to long-time incumbent Rep. John LaFalce (D).  Founder, president and CEO of Nuttall Gear Corporation, sold in 1997.  Began his professional career with Westinghouse Electric in 1972, working eleven years with the company.  M.B.A. from University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1975; B.S. in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University, 1972.

Councilman Joe Borelli

Elected to the New York City Council in a Nov. 3 2015 special election, represents the 51st Council District (Staten Island).  Presviously served in the New York Assembly.  Chief of staff to New York City Councilman Vincent Ignizio starting in 2007, and for Ignizio in the Asembly from 2005.  M.A. from the College of Staten Island; B.A. from Marist College.

Liaison to NY State GOP  Jo Ann Poly Calvo

(Dec. 2015-Nov. 2016)  Director of event services at PT Events and Management, Feb. 2005-Nov. 2015, including event and logistics manager for Christian Audigier & Ed Hardy Corp., Aug. 2005-Feb. 2010.  Client services consultant at Organic Avenue, March-May 2011.   Sales executive for special sizes at Eileen Fisher, Inc., April 2000-Feb. 2004.  Studied hospitality and event management at the Fashion Institute of Technology; bachelor's degreee in public relations/image management from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Puerto Rico), 1995.

Also note: During the primary, on April 16, 2016, the campaign announced New York State Leadership.

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Chairman  Ed Cox

(from Sept. 29, 2009)  Practices corporate and finance law at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP.   Active in campaigns since 1968 Nixon presidential  campaign.  J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1972; B.A. degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, 1968.  Married Patricia Nixon in the Rose Garden of the White House in 1971. 

Executive Director  Jason Weingartner

(announced Feb. 2014 previously finance director and a senior advisor at the party)  Served as executive director of the New York County Republican Committee.  Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation, elected in 2013; earlier president and chair of the New York State Yong Republicans.  Worked at the New York political fundraising firm of Cathy Blaney and Associates starting in 1996.  Graduate of Fordham University and Fordham Law School.  Queens native.