Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer recently announced the creation of the Women Leadership Council at the RPOF Leadership Council Summit in Orlando. Chairman Greer appointed Sandy Helms to serve on the council to represent women in the rural Panhandle of Florida.
"I am honored that Chairman Helms has agreed to serve the Republican Party in this expanded capacity. I am confident her outstanding leadership as the Chairman of the Jackson County Executive Committee has prepared her well and will contribute greatly to the success of the Women Leadership Council statewide. Women are more involved in politics than ever before and we are grateful for their tireless work on behalf of our Republican candidates. Chairman Helms is a strong example of dedication and commitment."
The Women Leadership Council will be responsible for the development and coordination of the Republican Party of Florida’s outreach programs and initiatives for women. Members of this Leadership Council will work in conjunction with all state and local party minority outreach programs. Helms commented, "I am honored to be selected and have the opportunity to work with so many great Republican women leaders in Florida."
Other members of the Council include Florida National Committeewoman Sharon Day; Representative Dorothy Hukill of Volusia County; Ms. Lisa Greer of Seminole County; and Ms. Cyndi Kottkamp of Lee County.
Ms. Linda Ivell of Polk County serves as the Council Chair with Ms. Anne Voss from Hillsborough County as the Co-Chair.