Wake GOP Leadership

Meet Team Wake Strong

Alan Swain

Alan Swain

Chairman

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. 

Mark Cavaliero

Mark Cavaliero

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. 

Danielle Robinson

Danielle Robinson

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. 

Steve Bergstrom

Steve Bergstrom

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. 

Trey Baldwin

Trey Baldwin

ASSISTANT SECTRETARY

Jim Sterling

Jim Stirling

Treasurer

Sarah Wetherby

Sarah Wetherby

Assistant Treasurer

Michele Morrow

Michelle Morrow

At Large

Ozie Polite

Ozie Polite

At Large

Jim Foltz

Jim Foltz

At Large

Robert Ward

Robert Ward

At Large

Karen Weathers

Karen Weathers

At Large