West Virginia lawmaker Amanda Pasdon is one of just four leaders newly appointed to the Republican National Committee's Rising Star Program.
The announcement came during the RNC's summer meeting in Chicago and was announced by Chairman Reince Priebus and Chairwoman Sharon Day.
West Virginia GOP Party Chairman Conrad Lucas said, “Ever since Delegate Pasdon was elected to our Legislature in 2010, she has represented her district with care and precision. That has earned the attention of others. Amanda is here with us in Chicago today not only joining with her fellow RNC Rising Stars, but to show that the Republican Party has a bright future in West Virginia.”
Pasdon, who holds a bachelor's degree from University of Georgia and an MBA from West Virginia University, lives in Morgantown. The 33-year-old Georgia native is in her third term in the Legislature.
Other new Rising Stars: Will Hurd, nominee for Texas' 23rd Congressional District; B.J. Pak, Georgia state representative and Evelyn Sanguinetti, candidate for lieutenant governor of Illinois.