TNGOP Press Release, NASHVILLE, Tenn.-April 28, 2016— The
Republican delegation from Tennessee met today to elect the Convention
Chairman for the delegation as well as elect committee members for the
four standing committees of the Republican National Convention.
- Chairman - State Senator Mae Beavers
- Credential Committee - Linda Buckles and Chris Hughes
- Permanent Organization Committee - Beth Campbell and Chad Blackburn
- Platform Committee - Connie Hunter and Ambassador Victor Ashe
- Rules Committee - Betty Cannon and John Ryder
The Credentials Committee will receive the credentials of each delegate filed in accordance with the Rules and submit the temporary roll of the convention, which will have been previously reviewed by the RNC. The Credentials Committee may hear and resolve appeals to the ruling of any contest adjudicated by the RNC Committee on Contests as to the seating of delegates to the convention.
Committee on Permanent Organization
The RNC Chairman recommends a number of convention officers, including the Permanent and Temporary Chairmen, the Secretary and the Sergeant-at-Arms. The Permanent Organization Committee will meet at the beginning of the convention to review the slate and make its recommendation to the convention.
The Committee on the Platform submits resolutions to the full convention body to be voted on as the official platform. The Republican Platform is a formal declaration of the principles of the Republican Party.
The Convention Rules Committee will draft the rules for the 2016 Republican National Convention, which must be adopted by a majority vote of the full convention body.