Many of you that are visiting this website for the first time
are probably curious about what a committeeman or committeewoman
is. Let us try to explain..
Tennessee has 33 senatorial districts. We are in the 15th
This is an unpaid elected position. Each district
has a committeeman and a committeewoman. There are a total of
33 committeemen and 33 committeewomen statewide that represent
members of the republican party in their' respective districts.
It is the responsibility of these members to attend and speak
at as many party meetings as possible, make sure that each county
has bylaws to operate under, recruit candidates, organize party
membership, aid fundraising efforts, nominate members to the election
commissions, help draft the party platform, submit amendments
to the State
Party Bylaws, contribute money to the Tennessee Republican
Party and much more...
Alan Rader is currently Vice-Chairman of the
Republican Party and served as Secretary of the Putnam County
Republican Party for two terms, volunteered in fundraising efforts,
recuited candidates, spoke at county party meetings and was an
elected delegate at the 2008 Republican National Convention. He
has attended many State Executive Committee Meetings and many
county meeting in past years. He is familiar with the Tennessee
Republican Party Bylaws.