MACR BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Senator Bob Dole is a statesman, World War 2 veteran, and a proud American. He served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1971 to 1972. In 1976, President Gerald Ford selected Senator Dole to be his vice presidential running mate. Senator Dole served as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from 1981 to 1985, and was elected Senate Majority Leader in 1984, holding the record for the longest-serving Republican leader. Senator Dole was the 1996 Republican nominee for President, and has since been an advocate for veterans, hunger, agriculture, animal welfare, and disabilities awareness.
MACR Chairman Jason Ross met with Senator Dole; and the Senator provided some valuable advice for the College Republicans of Massachusetts. Senator Dole said not to ever be discouraged, never compromise your beliefs, and never give up. It is important to stay true to your values, and never be afraid to be outspoken, and always strive for bi-partisan solutions.
We are proud to welcome Senator Bob Dole to our team.
Representative Keiko Orrall is a MA State Representative and has served since October 2011. She is the first Asian American woman in the House of Representatives and the first woman to represent her district. Rep Orrall serves on the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, and the Export Development Committee. She has worked on numerous agricultural issues and has been a strong advocate for the cranberry industry in her area. She is working to support women in government and serves on the UMASS Boston Center for Women and Public Policy Advisory Board.
In addition to being a State Representative, Rep Orrall was elected as the Massachusetts National Committeewoman for the Republican National Committee in July 2016. She is focused on improving Republican representation within diverse communities and is a founding member of the Asian American Pacific Islander Conservative Leadership Caucus (AAPI.GOP).
Prior to office, Rep Orrall led numerous groups in the community as well as several successful grassroots campaigns regarding local issues. She was a public school teacher for several years and is active in educational issues. Rep Orrall graduated from Smith College and is married with two grown children.
Rep Orrall understands how important the pipeline is for growing the Republican party and is especially inspired by the dedication and enthusiasm of College Republicans. She shared with MACR Chairman Jason Ross,"MACR is building leaders of the future and I am committed to helping them at every turn. We have great opportunities with so many colleges in MA and I am excited to serve on the Board of Governors."
We are proud to welcome Representative Orrall to our team.