Governor Susana Martinez
Susana Martinez served as Governor of New Mexico from 2011 – 2018. She was New Mexico’s first female governor and the first Hispanic female governor in the history of the United States. Prior to being elected governor, Martinez was a prosecutor for 25 years along the nation’s southern border. As governor, she prioritized keeping New Mexico’s communities safe, ensuring all students receive a high-quality education, and diversifying and growing the state’s economy.
Marie Sanderson began her career on Capitol Hill for Senator Thad Cochran, where she served as Legislative Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary. Following her tenure on Capitol Hill, Marie worked for Governor Haley Barbour where she served as the Policy Director. From 2010-2015, Marie served as Policy Director for the Republican Governors Association (RGA) and the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee (RGPPC), working with Governors, Chiefs of Staff, and their policy teams to facilitate and advocate for policy best practices. Marie served as the nomination “Sherpa” for Ambassador Nikki Haley, guiding her nomination through the U.S. Senate.
Annie Dickerson served as finance director to the former U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham and as deputy finance director to Bush/Cheney reelect in 2004. Annie was a presidential appointee to the U.S. Department of State and served as the chief of staff to the U.S. ambassador to Switzerland. For the past 15 years, Annie served as director of The Paul E. Singer Family Office where she acted as a strategic advisor to guide family philanthropy, advocacy, and political engagement. During the 2018 cycle, Annie founded Winning For Women (WFW) and currently serves as its board chairman. WFW achieved great success after an unprecedented number of women were elected to federal office in the 2020 cycle.
Katherine Neal has more than a decade of political and government experience at both the state and federal levels. She started her career as Director of Scheduling for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. Since then she has worked for a wide variety of elected leaders, candidates, and political organizations including the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) and the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA).