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Party chair resigns

Monday, January 2, 2012

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Former Clay County Republican Club Chairperson Sharon Koehler discusses strategy with Vice Chairman Paul Sinders. Koehler officially resigned from her post Monday. [Order this photo]
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Clay County Republican Club is searching for a party chair.

For seven years, Sharon Koehler has served in the position. However, she turned in her resignation effective Monday.

Koehler cited time as a reason for leaving the post.

"I want to spend more time with (my parents)," Koehler told The Brazil Times.

Koehler has been active with the club for approximately 20 years.

She said the club now has 30 days to conduct a caucus and fill the position.

"I have talked with (interested people)," she said, regarding the position of party chair.

Koehler added she will miss working with many individuals in the party.

"I really have enjoyed making so many new friends," she said. "I intend to stay involved. I'll still volunteer, and I'll still be a member. I'll still be active."

Republican Club Vice Chairperson Paul Sinders said Koehler has played a vital role for the organization.

"I think Sharon has been a very dedicated individual," Sinders said. "She's very organized and very loyal. I think she's worked hard for the people of Clay County. In my opinion, she's going to be greatly missed by all of us."

Sinders said Koehler informed him of her decision only recently.

"She said she felt like it was time for her to give this up and to get a new face in there," he said.

Sinders added letters will be sent out to Clay County precinct individuals and someone will be caucused in before the end of the month.


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Thanks Sharon. You left some big foot prints to be filled.

-- Posted by Conservative Dad on Mon, Jan 2, 2012, at 8:03 PM

Oops, Sharon Koehler has been Chairman of the Clay County Republican Central Committee (CCRCC)for the past seven years, and led us to great heighths. However, at the current time, someone else is chairman of the Clay County Republican Club (CCRC). They are separate organizations, but dedicated to the same high ideals of the party and volunteerism.

-- Posted by captnwench on Tue, Jan 3, 2012, at 1:27 PM

Sharon has done a great job and will be missed. She is a remarkable individual.

-- Posted by Unsolicitedtidbits on Tue, Jan 3, 2012, at 2:58 PM

Great job Sharon, thank you for your leadership. God bless as you go forth to where ever your road leads you and your family!

Brazil Times, you got it wrong again! To add to what the other comment was above, she resigned from the Central Committee not the local club.

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Tue, Jan 3, 2012, at 9:22 PM


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