BECOME A MEMBER: Join The Cherokee County Republican Women Today!

About Us

Our History

The Cherokee County Republican Women’s organization was founded in 2013. The first official meeting was held at the Tea Leaves and Thyme on September 17, 2013. The founding Executive Board was Joan Conkey as President, Judy Griffin as Vice President, Ethel Galyon as Secretary, Pat Wallace as Treasurer, Diane Rugg as Corresponding Secretary and Charlice Byrd as Parliamentarian. To date, Cherokee County Republican Women have over 100 current members with many being associate men members.

Our Mission

The Cherokee County Republican Women are committed to actively supporting Republican candidates, informing our membership of the political process and the issues affecting all of us; to provide strength and unity to the party.To encourage and empower women to run for political office and to serve as party officials.

Our Objectives

  • To increase the effectiveness of members in the cause of good government through active political participation.
  • To foster loyalty to the Republican Party at all levels of government and work for Republican candidates in all elections.
  • To promote the principles of the Republican Party and the objectives and policies of the Republican National Committee (RNC).
  • To support the objectives and policies of the RNC, NFRW and GFRW
  • To promote and informed electorate through political education.

Cindy Echols

Lisa-Marie Haygood
Vice President

Gwen Carswell

Kelly Poole

Sara Hayes
Secretary of Communications 

Pat Wallace

Patty Baker
Immediate Past President

Executive Board

President– Cindy Echols-

Vice President– Lisa-Marie Haygood-

Secretary– Gwen Carswell-

Treasurer– Kelly Poole-

Secretary of Candidates & Elected Officials– OPEN-

Secretary of Communications– Sara Hayes-

Immediate Past President–Patty Baker-

Parliamentarian– Pat Wallace-

Committee Chairs

Membership Committee Chair… Lisa-Marie Haygood

Fundraising Committee Chair… Pat Wallace

Bylaws Committee Chair….  Cindy Echols