Past Chairmen

The Gaston County Republican Party has been chaired by many distinguished leaders throughout the years.  Several have gone on to serve in public office including two county commissioners, a District Attorney, three members of the North Carolina House and even a Federal Judge!

Mary Anne Huggins, 2015 – 2017
Chris Howell, 2015
Don Grant, 2013 – 2015
Craig Collins, 2011 – 2013
Cliff Priest, 2009 – 2011
W. Neil Moore, 2001 – 2009
John A. Torbett, 1999 – 2001
Mary Frances Forrester, 1997 – 1999
Dennis Queen, 1996 – 1997
Jason Bradley, 1996
R. Locke Bell, 1995 – 1996
Cynthia Hollifield, 1994 – 1995
Jay Greene, 1992 – 1995
John M. Rayfield, 1990 – 1992
Sandra P. Geopfert, 1989 – 1990
Reggie Hundley, 1989
J.A. Dalpiaz, 1987 – 1989
William A. Current, 1985 – 1987
Ed Goff, 1983 – 1985
Richard Voorhees, 1979 – 1983
Bill Quarles, 1977 – 1979
J. A. Dalpiaz, 1975 – 1977
C. David Ward, 1973 – 1975
Pat Craig, 1969 – 1973
Jim Hughey, 1965 – 1969
William J. Price, 1963 – 1965
Walt Hendrix, term unknown
Bud Gallagher, term unknown
Stuart W. Cramer, term unknown