By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Monday, January 30, 2017 the Etowah County Republican Party elected its new officers.
The new Chairman is Tim Dunn. Newly elected Chairman Dunn said in a statement, “We will bring a fresh look at new ideas, focus on getting our youth interested and involved for the successfulness of our future as a party.”
George Day was elected as Vice Chairman of elections. Scott Hassell was chosen as Vice Chair of Finance. Herman Spicer was chosen as Vice Chair of Logisitics. Tammy Drisskill was elected Vice Chair of Membership. Michael Barton was elected as the group’s Treasurer. Misty Sosebee Ledbetter was re-elected as Secretary. Driskill will continue as head of the Etowah County Republican Party. J. Holland will continue in his role as Communications Chairman and as Chair of the Republican breakfast.
State Representative Mack Butler (R from Rainbow City) said, “Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Etowah County Republican Executive Committee. Tim Dunn Chairman, Secretary Misty Ledbetter, Treasurer Michael Barton, Vice Chair of Elections George Day, Vice Chair of Finance Scott Hassell, Vice Chair of Membership Tammy Driskill, Vice Chair of Logistics Herman Spicer. I know this team will do a great job.”
The Etowah County Republican Party thanked outgoing Chairman James Clay for his service over the last two years.
Tim Dunn told the executive committee members in a written statement, “I want to take a moment of your time to express my interest in being your next Chairman of the Etowah County Republican Executive Committee. I retired after 23 years in the Army as the top Non-commissioned Officer, Sergeant Major, I was the Regimental Sergeant Major and the Commandant of the Vermont Military Academy, responsible for the leadership, guidance and training of five Battalions and a School House, Afghan Veteran, Created the Afghan National Army Rank Insignia, and honored by 108th Congress and President George W. Bush, I believe if I become your new Chairman, we as a Team can have a more aggressive party, face the challenges today and for tomorrow of our Republican Party. Bringing in a fresh look and new ideas, focus on getting our youth interested and involved for the successfulness of our future as a Party, create a new vision. Conduct fundraisers to better support our candidates in upcoming elections. Focus our energy on positive attributes, “we can”, “we will” make our Party strong. Please give me your support and consideration to be your next Chairman of the Republican Party of Etowah County. Thanks for your Time.”
Tim Dunn is the brother of former Public Service Commissioner Terry Dunn.