1st Vice Chairman
Vice-Chairman of Party and Grassroots Development
Scott Sweeney is a business adviser and strategist. Before being elected Vice-Chairman, Scott served as a member of the Cobb County School Board from 2011-2019.
Scott has served as a board or committee member on national, state and local non-profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker at industry and education events, and an author of articles for industry publications and education within the Cobb County community. Scott earned his BA in Economics from UCLA. He and his wife Sandy reside in East Cobb with their two children.
Vice-Chairman of Communications
Nathaniel Darnell has lived in Cobb County since 1988. Having worked as a legislative aide for eight legislative sessions since 1996 at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta for eight Republican state legislators in both the House and Senate, he graduated from Oak Brook College of Law with his juris doctorate in 2008. Nathaniel paid his way through law school working in graphics design and video production. He founded two visual media production companies, and served as the manager for five years for a publishing house’s video department in Texas.
Nathaniel formerly served as the Vice Chair of Communications for the 11th Congressional District Republican Committee, and he presently serves as the Chairman of the Cobb County Republican Assembly. He lives in Powder Springs and works as a financial advisor with Bankers Life Securities, helping people prepare for retirement and manage their retirement, including their insurance and investments.
Vice-Chairman of Membership
Pamela Alayon is a native of New York and of Puerto Rican heritage.
Pam became involved in politics through her support of President Donald Trump’s 2016 elections and quickly rose through the ranks of the Cobb County Republican Party. She and her husband live in Marietta with their 13-year-old daughter.
Jim Boyd was the owner of a Cobb County Small Business for 10 years. Before that, he spent 25 years in Sales and Marketing in the Telecommunication Industry.
He has lived and paid taxes in Cobb County for 30 years and supported and campaigned for Republican nominees his entire life. Jim holds a BS Degree in Manufacturing Technology from University of Memphis and is a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.
Robert “Bud” Urich
Robert “Bud” Urich is the Assistant-Treasurer of the Cobb County Republican Party. Bud has been an active participant in the Georgia Tea Party and Franklin Round Table, as well as the 2016 Trump campaign and numerous conservative causes. He is a US military veteran.
House District Chairs
Lisa Adkins – HD 34
Elaine Smyda- HD 35
Harvey “Gene” Lewis – HD 36
Rose Wing – HD 37
John Delves – HD 38
Jim Hickey – HD 39
Taryn Bowman – HD 40
DeAnna Harris – HD 41
Beth Pollard – HD 42
Bill Hatley – HD 43
Ray Krebs – HD 44
Field Searcy – HD 45
Shelia Brower – HD 46
Karen Horne – HD 53
Madgie Nicolas – HD 61
Tonya Boga – Co-General Counsel
Neera Bahl – Co-General Counsel, Appointee to the Board of Elections
Chuck Clay – Counsel Emeritus
Scott Johnson – Parliamentarian
Tori Thompson – Executive Director (2019-2021)
Nathaniel Darnell – Past Executive Director (2017-2019)
Immediate Past Chair (2015-2016)