Helena, MT – MTGOP Chairman Jeff Essmann announced today that Dan Happel has agreed to serve as MTGOP Finance Chairman and that he has appointed Will Deschamps as Chairman of the newly formed Republican Speakers Committee.
“I am excited to have Dan and Will on our team as we come together for the 2016 elections and continue to build on our success,” said Jeff Essmann, newly elected Chairman of the Montana Republican Party. “Dan, Will, and I are ready to get to work and with their support we are going to have a stronger and more unified Montana Republican Party.”
“Dan brings 45 years of business experience, enthusiasm, and a commitment to the MTGOP that makes him an essential figure in the party as we work together to raise the resources we need to help our candidates and organization do their job.”
“Will’s six years of selfless leadership as Chairman of the MTGOP makes him the ideal appointment to get the Republican Speakers Committee off the ground as we work to provide organizations with speakers who are interested in hearing about Republican viewpoints and solutions to the issues of the day.”
“In their roles, both men will also be responsible for recruiting volunteers from across the spectrum of our party. By working together, we can share our conservative principles and advance our policies to make 2016 and beyond better for our cause and for Montana,” said Essmann.
“I am ready to hit the ground running and work with Chairman Essmann to build our grassroots community and make sure our party has the resources to spread our message of limited government and advance our principles of conservative values, freedom, and economic prosperity,” said Dan Happel.
“I look forward to working with Chairman Essmann as we build key relationships with local organizations and spread our Republican message across the state,” said Will Deschamps.
The MTGOP Finance Chairman will be responsible for growing the relationship and earning the support and confidence of the grassroots community of Montana Republicans to ensure our organization is well funded, prepared, and ready to win.
The Chairman of the Republican Speakers Committee will work closely with local organizations and provide them with speakers to discuss Republican viewpoints and solutions surrounding the key issues impacting Montanans.