Treasurer of the California Republican Party and President of Gandrud Financial Services
Location: Santa Barbara - Santa Maria - San Luis Obispo DMA
Availability: On-camera (In Santa Barbara), phone
Topics of Expertise: Local and state politics, schools curriculum, tax law
Bio: In November of 2002, Greg was elected to the Carpinteria City Council. In 2005, Governor Schwarzenegger appointed Greg to the California Recreational Trails Committee. In 2011, Greg was unanimously elected as Vice-Chairman of the California Republican Party for the Central Coast Region and was re-elected unanimously in 2013. In July of 2016, Greg attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as an Alternate Delegate for Donald J. Trump representing the 24th Congressional District. In February of 2019, Greg was elected Treasurer of the California Republican Party.
Point of Interest: Greg is the first openly gay and married elected member of the California Republican Party's Executive Board. In October of 2018, Greg formed a 501(c)(3) called Fair Education Santa Barbara, which has retained attorney Eric Early and has sued the Santa Barbara Unified School District and Just Communities Central Coast for spending scarce tax dollars on anti-American curriculum that is racist.
Bay Area Regional Vice Chair of the California Republican Party and attorney
Location: San Francisco DMA
Availability: On-camera, in-studio, phone, FaceTime
Topics of Expertise: Local, state, and national politics. LGBTQ+ issues.
Bio: A lifelong republican, Jason has been active in Republican politics for nearly 15 years. Prior to his election as Chairman, Jason served as the First Vice Chair for the San Francisco Republican Party and as the local party's volunteer General Counsel. In 2012, Jason ran for State Assembly in San Francisco's 17th Assembly District, winning 105% above Republican registration in the November election. In 2019, Jason was unanimously elected Bay Area Regional Vice Chair. As a part of this role, Jason also sits on the California Republican Party's executive board, representing nearly 500,000 Republicans who live in the Bay Area.
Points of Interest: Jason is the first Millennial and the first openly LGBT Chairman of the San Francisco Republican Party.