The Kay County Republican Party announces its August 25th meeting being held
Thursday, August 25th - 7:00PM at Providence Baptist Church 1301 E. Bradley in Ponca City.
OKGOP National Committee Woman Dr. Carolyn McLarty will be the keynote speaker for this month’s meeting. Dr. McLarty will be speaking on the proceedings at the 2016 GOP National Convention held in Cleveland, OH and will discuss the GOP Platform and Rules issues.
McLarty began her political activism serving with the Republican Women’s Club in Woodward County and now serves as Parliamentarian for the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women. She serves as the Republican National Committeewoman for Oklahoma, having been elected in May of 2008, and re-elected in May of 2012 and 2016 at the OKGOP Conventions.
She has worked her way up in the “National Republican Committee (RNC)” and now is on the Executive Committee and is Chairman of the RNC Standing Resolutions Committee. She was a Sub-Committee Co-Chair for Families, Education, Health and Crime on the recent Platform Committee at the 2016 National GOP Convention. McLarty was Past Chairman of the Conservative Steering Committee, a Conservative Caucus of the RNC.
Dr. McLarty is a veterinarian who worked in a mixed practice in Woodward for seven years and then ran her own small business for twenty years selling it to pursue political interests. Carolyn says she is a Christian Conservative Republican “in that order” and believes Politics and Religion do go together and should be discussed together from the kitchen to Congress. She and her husband Tom have three grown children (OSU graduates) and have been blessed with three grandchildren.
Kay/Noble county's District Attorney Brian Hermanson who was recently awarded Oklahoma’s “District Attorney of the Year” and our Oklahoma District 37 State Representative Steve Vaughan will also be updating us.
Steve Kelley our newly elected Kay County Sheriff will be giving the STTA topic speaking briefly on “Law Enforcement Traffic Stops”, what law enforcement expects from the motoring public when stopped by law enforcement.
Rusty Coleman will be giving the answers to Part II of the handout “The Constitution” and a door prize presented at the end of the meeting. Refreshments are always available during the meeting.