Officers

President – Chase Whitten

Chase Whitten

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year: Sophomore

Favorite Politicians: Thomas Massie, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Dennis Richardson

Chase grew up in Central Point, OR and has lived in Oregon his whole life. He loves shooting guns, driving his 2001 Mustang, and spending time with his wife, Cameo. Chase wants to work in product design in the firearm industry after graduating. He is very passionate about second amendment rights, promoting free speech, and reforming excessive government spending.

Vice President – Zoe Baumann

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Major: Finance

Year: Sophomore

Favorite Politicians: Ben Sasse, Nikki Haley, and Marco Rubio.

Zoe is from Keizer, Oregon, and has lived in the Willamette Valley her whole life. She has experience working at the Capitol as well as campaigning for Oregon Representatives. She hopes to work in the financial sector of the healthcare industry, in order to help non-profit firms offer more cost efficient and affordable care to their customers. Zoe is passionate about individual liberties, fiscal responsibility, and abolishing the USPS.

Treasurer – Galen Chan

Galen Chan

Major: Finance and Accounting

Year: Freshman

Favorite Politicians: Mike Pence, Ted Cruz, Ronald Reagan, Trey Gowdy, Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal

Galen was born and raised in Corvallis. His hobbies include playing tennis, attending OSU football games, and trading stocks. He has a passion for economics and wants to make a career finance. Galen believes in instituting a flat tax to simplify bureaucracy and reduce wasteful government spending.

 

Secretary – Victor Rodriguez

Victor Rodriguez

Major: Political Science

Year: Junior

Favorite Politician: Ben Sasse

Victor is from Mt. Angel, OR. He enjoys playing basketball, camping, and golfing. Victor plans to serve as an Officer in the United States Army after graduation. He hopes to run for political office at some point in the future. Victor is passionate about immigration reform, terrorism/foreign policy, and health care issues.

Vice President of External Affairs – Collin Contardi

Collin Contardi

Major: Environmental Sciences

Year: Freshman

Favorite Politician: Ted Cruz

Collin is from Fort Worth, Texas. Growing up in Texas he has seen the effects of droughts and oil spills first hand. As a result, he is passionate about quality and availability of water. Collin hopes to work in this field and ensure his home state has enough clean water to support the growing population. He is also passionate about middle eastern issues because of his Jewish heritage.

Vice President of Internal Affairs – Tanner Lloyd

Tanner Lloyd Major: Political Science and Education

Year: Junior

Favorite Politician: Joe Walsh

Tanner was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. He graduated from Marist Catholic High School and went to Lane Community College for one year before transferring to Oregon State University. Tanner was the president of College Republicans for the 16-17 year. He worked this year as a part-time field director with Turning Point USA where he helped educate students about the importance of limited government and free markets. Tanner is most passionate about educating the youth about conservative values and getting them involved. Tanner firmly believes that youth conservative activism is what is going to drive our country forward.

Past Club Officers