2018 Speakers
Keep Texas Red
Nick Adams
January 8, 2018

Nick Adams

FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of FLAG

TOPIC:
"How Political Correctness is Turning the American Dream into the European Nightmare"

Nick Adams is a three-time best-selling author, Fox News commentator and currently serves as a surrogate for the White House.


Erleigh Norville Wiley
February 12, 2018

Erleigh Norville Wiley

Criminal District Attorney of Kaufman County

TOPIC:
"Working Together for Success in 2018"

Erleigh Norville Wiley was born and raised in Kaufman County. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business; where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a degree in Finance.


Beth Van Duyne
March 12, 2018

Beth Van Duyne

SW Regional Administrator
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

TOPIC:
To be announced

Beth Van Duyne was appointed Regional Administrator of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Southwest Region in April 2017. Based in the Fort Worth Regional Office, she oversees HUD programs and operations in the Region's five states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.


Matt Rinaldi
April 9, 2018

Representative Matt Rinaldi

TOPIC:
Recap of the 85th session and what to expect in the 86th session

Matt Rinaldi first won election to the Texas House of Representatives in 2014, and is proud to serve the residents of House District 115, encompassing northwest Dallas County. Representative Rinaldi sits on both the Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence and the Committee on Agriculture & Livestock.


Timothy Barton
May 14, 2018

Timothy Barton

Wallbuilders

TOPIC:
American Exceptionalism

Timothy is a speaker for wallbuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America´s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our religious, moral, and constitutional heritage. Wallbuilders has been recognized from coast-to-coast for its work in education, history, law, and public policy, integrating the elements of biblical faith and morality throughout all aspects of american life and culture.


Tamara Colbert
June 11, 2018

Tamara Colbert

National Media Relations Director
Citizens for Self-Governance
Convention of States Project
Co-Director, Texas (COS)

TOPIC:
In the Age of Resist: Be Revolutionary

Tamara Colberts professional experience in public relations and media includes non-profit businesses, Fortune 1000 and technology start-ups. As a communications leader, she has worked in 70 countries building and training communications teamssometimes on three continents simultaneously, as well as a documentary film producer.


Fifth Court
September 18, 2018

JUSTICE CRAIG STODDART, PLACE 5

JUSTICE JASON BOATRIGHT, PLACE 9

JUSTICE ELIZABETH LANG MIERS, PLACE 13

JOHN BROWNING, CANDIDATE FOR PLACE 10

TOPIC:
Vote All the Way Down the Ballot - Voting on Judges Affects Your Life and Our Court System

Justice Craig Stoddart, Place 5
In September of 2014, Craig left the district attorney's office to accept an appointment from Governor Rick Perry to serve as Justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas.

Justice Jason Boatright, Place 9
Justice Boatright was appointed to the court of appeals by Governor Greg Abbott, who was a Texas Supreme Court Justice and the Texas Attorney General.

John Browning, Candidate for Place 10
Over the course of over 27 years of practicing law, Mr. Browning has earned a reputation as a "go to" civil litigator with considerable trial, appellate, arbitration, and summary judgment experience in state and federal courts throughout Texas.

Justice Elizabeth Lang Miers, Place 13
Elizabeth Lang Miers has served as a Justice on the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas at Dallas since 2003.


October 11, 2018

Candidate Meet and Greet


Ismael Ortiz, Jr.
November 12, 2018

Ismael Ortiz, Jr.

Ambassador for Carry the Load

TOPIC:
"MY STORY OF SERVICE" and "CARRY THE LOAD" MISSION AND HOW WE CAN GET INVOLVED

Mr. Ismael (Junior) Ortiz, Jr. is an Ambassador for Carry the Load. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Marines and the former Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans Employment. His professional career spans over 30 years of working in government, corporate and the nonprofit sector.


Debra Coffey
December 10, 2018

Debra Coffey

Debra, TFRW Patron's Program Co-Chair will install IRW 2019 Officers. Republican Women for our Christmas Luncheon, Membership Party and Installation of 2019 Officers.

Debra Coffey has worked as a Volunteer in Texas Republican politics for over 20 years. She has chaired precinct conventions and served as a delegate to Republican county and state conventions; and is a Precinct Chair. She has worked and assisted with numerous local, state and national campaigns, walking neighborhoods, writing letters, donating money, making phone calls, as well as hosting numerous events and candidates in her home.