Byrne Named 2020 GOPAC ‘Emerging Leader’

Posted: March 15, 2021 in In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to share he was selected as a 2020 GOPAC “Emerging Leader.” Byrne joined 21 other state legislators from across the nation in virtual conferences and forums to learn from one another, listen to stakeholders and high-level policy strategists, and share ideas to help their respective states and communities.

            “It was an honor to be selected and represent the State of New York as part of GOPAC’s 2020 Class of Emerging Leaders,” said Byrne. “As a member of the Assembly, I have an obligation to represent, serve, and lead in a manner that betters our communities and our state as a whole. Having the opportunity to discuss important issues with legislators from across the nation is just one more way learn about new ideas that can help our state. This was a great experience and I thank the leadership from GOPAC for including me as the representative for New York.”

Founded in 1978, GOPAC has been a force in American politics to help elect a new generation of Republican leaders who champion ideas that unite voters around a vision of creating jobs, getting government spending under control, making government more effective, and keeping America safe.

“As Americans are seeking solutions to the issues our communities face, our 2020 class of Emerging Leaders, including Assemblyman Kevin Byrne of New York, has an excellent opportunity to advance ideas to make the lives of their constituents easier, safer, and better,” said GOPAC Chairman David Avella. “We welcome being part of their development and doing our part to support their success.”

Other 2020 GOPAC Emerging Leaders include:

  • Arizona Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita
  • Arkansas Senator Ricky Hill
  • Colorado Senator Rob Woodward
  • Indiana Senator Brian Buchanan
  • Iowa Senator Jake Chapman
  • Minnesota Senator Jason Rarick
  • North Carolina Senator Danny Britt
  • Oklahoma Senator Adam Pugh
  • Texas Senator Donna Campbell
  • Virginia Senator Jen Kiggans
  • Arkansas Representative Les Eaves
  • California Assemblyman James Gallagher
  • Florida Representative Josie Tomkow
  • Indiana Representative Chuck Goodrich
  • Kentucky Representative Samara Heavrin
  • Michigan Representative Graham Filler
  • New York Assemblyman Kevin Byrne
  • North Carolina Representative Destin Hall
  • Oklahoma Representative Lonnie Sims
  • Pennsylvania Representative Eric Nelson
  • Virginia Delegate Carrie Coyner
  • Washington Representative Chris Corry

GOPAC is widely recognized as the Republican Party’s premier center to ensure a healthy roster of prepared and tested state leaders are ready to lead in their legislatures and/or run for higher office.