MARICOPA COUNTY REPUBLICANS | EXECUTIVE BOARD
The Executive Board serves as the elected officers of the county Party. These individuals work tirelessly to make sure that the local GOP is governed effectively and that the efforts of our grassroots precinct committeemen are optimized to ensure sweeping Republican victories at all levels of elected office.
We are blessed to have a group of professionals with such a diverse set of skill specialties. Members of the Executive Board are elected by the precinct committeemen for two year terms
Chairman | Chris Herring
Chris is a lifelong Republican, first registering as a teenager in Los Angeles County. As a valley resident for the past 8 years, he loves living in a state where conservative principles are fought for on a daily basis. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in history and a graduate degree in business management, two disciplines he believes contribute to his ability to make the county party a more effective organization. Chris looks forward to working with our conservative grassroots committeemen across Maricopa County. He lives in Surprise with his wife and son.
First-Vice Chairman | Aaron Flannery
Aaron is an Arizona native and a U.S. Army veteran with graduate degrees in both Business and Public Administration. His passion for conservative values and hard work ethic are exceeded only by his love for family and country. Aaron is a small business consultant and a licensed foster parent. He lives in Glendale with his wife of 15 years and eight very young Republicans (children).
Second-Vice Chairman | Yvonne Cahill
Yvonne is a longtime grassroots activist focused on maximizing party impact. To be successful, our Republican Party must communicate the message of what is means to be Republican, thereby educating the public to the benefits of the principles for which our party stands. We can accomplish this with a strategic communication plan and the willingness to do the work necessary to guarantee success. Yvonne has worked as a Registered Nurse, CEO, a National Alliance Manager at Hewlett Packard, managing the business partnership of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC and IBM Global Services. Yvonne currently is a Realtor at Sotheby’s International Realty. Yvonne lives with her husband Joe in Scottsdale, AZ.
Secretary | Cindy Casaus
Cindy is an Arizona native who is committed to public service and Republican politics. She earned a B.S in Accountancy from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and serves as the 2nd Vice President of the AzFRW and President of Ahwatukee Republican Women. Cindy is a current member of the Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Service Series. She resides in Ahwatukee with her husband David and daughter Adeline.
Treasurer | Sheila Muehling
Sheila is the owner of SKM Design & Construction, a company specializing in home remodeling in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley since 2001. She began her business as a design/builder in Naperville, Illinois where she worked for 18 years before moving to Arizona. Sheila is an elected Precinct Committeewoman in LD23 and has held that position since 2013. She was also the founder of the Scottsdale Tea Party. For years she has volunteered her time for causes she believes in. Some of those activities include serving as the President of United Way of Dupage County, President of Naperville Junior Woman’s Club, was a founding member of Jump Start, a youth program in the Dupage County Jail system and she currently serves on the Foster Care Review Board for the Arizona Supreme Court.
MEMBERS AT LARGE
Member at Large | Dr. Shadow Asgari
Shadow Asgari is an orthodontist in private practice in Chandler, Arizona. Originally from Houston, TX, Shadow moved here 15 years ago upon completion of school and is proud to call Chandler home. She is the former Chairman of LD17 and was proud and honored to serve the Republican Party during the 2016 Election year. She is passionate about the American Dream and its preservation for future generations is what has inspired her to get involved in the party. In her spare time, she just wants to be with her favorite people, her husband and her two amazing children.
Member at Large | Joshua Askey
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Member at Large | Linda Brinkman
Linda was elected as a National Delegate and served on the Rules Committee for the 2016 National Republican Presidential Convention as well as being a member of the Leadership Team for Senator Ted Cruz for President in 2016. She has a diverse background in business marketing, event planning, training, government relations and consulting for direct sales field organization clients, as well as being a certified paralegal in regulatory and constitutional matters. Linda is married to Robert and has two children and one granddaughter.
Member at Large | Wes Harris
Wes is a graduate from both Northern Illinois University and Amos Tuck Graduate School at Dartmouth Collage. He is a life long Republican and citizen advocate lobbying the City of Phoenix on domestic issues for some 35 years. He has served as a Precinct Committeeman for years, as well as second-vice chairman of his legislative district and was nominated twice as an outstanding Precinct Committeeman.
Member at Large | Mark Spencer
Mark has lived in Phoenix since 1975 and is a retired Phoenix Police Officer. He has served as the President of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association. He graduated with honors with a B.S. in Finance from Northern Arizona University. He also earned an M.A. in Exegetical Theology from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary. Mark is also the Projects coordinator for Judicial Watch. He and his wife have two children, Caleb and Abigail.