Wake GOP Leadership
Meet Team Wake Strong
Alan Swain is a retired US Army Colonel who served his country around the world for 26 years. Alan worked at the White House under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush as the Executive Officer to the White House Drug Czar.
1st Vice Chair
Mark is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, serving as the Company Commander for a unit of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He retired from the Marine Corps Reserves in 2016 at the rank of Colonel.
2nd Vice Chair
Danielle is a Wake County GOP precinct chair; the original director of Blexit NC, a group which calls for a “black exit” from the Democratic Party; and a board member of the North Carolina Republican Party’s Black Conservative Voices Coalition.
3rd Vice Chair
Steve fought for freedom home and abroad. He honed his leadership skills as an aviator, becoming an aircraft commander and eventually an instructor pilot. He served 5 deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, earning numerous Air and Combat Action Medals. He earned his Masters in Political Science in 2011.