Republican National Committee
January 24, 2017

RNC Announces Sara Armstrong As Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON – Today the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced Sara Armstrong will serve as the Chief of Staff to new RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
“Sara Armstrong’s many years of experience working at the RNC and her deep relationships with Republicans everywhere make her a superb choice to help lead the RNC,” said RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. “The RNC is completely focused on assisting President Trump and our Republican majorities in Congress deliver the change the American people voted for, and Sara has already proven herself a dedicated supporter of that cause. Sara played key leadership roles at both the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the Republican National Convention this past calendar year, and she will bring her expertise, managerial gifts, and dedication to this Committee.”
“I’m deeply honored to be appointed RNC Chief of Staff,” said Sara Armstrong. “Ronna McDaniel is an outstanding leader who will continue the success of the RNC that was built under previous Chairman Reince Priebus. I’m excited to assist her in maintaining and maximizing the RNC’s financial health, election-winning resources, and talented staff. This is the dawn of a new day for Republicans across America, and we at the RNC will never forget our true mission of fighting for a brighter future for American families.”
Sara Armstrong most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee. Prior to that she was the Vice President of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Sara previously served at the RNC as Chief Operating Officer for the 2014 election cycle after serving as Deputy Chief of Staff during the 2012 presidential election cycle. She is also a former RNC Director of Member Services. Armstrong was a Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush. She also served in the Bush Administration as the Director of the White House Visitors Office.