Doyle Webb

was re-elected on December 6, 2014, to serve a fifth term as Chairman of the RPA after leading it to historic victories across the state – gaining seats in the state house and state senate and solidifying a majority stance in both; sweeping all seven constitutional offices including governor and lieutenant governor; and rounding out an all-Republican federal delegation from Arkansas to the U.S. House and Senate. For the first time in 140 years, Republicans are the majority party of Arkansas.

Doyle has served as the RPA Chairman for nine years -- the longest tenure in the state party's history, with the benefit of that continuity evident in the party's current unprecedented strength. He is also the second most senior chairman within the Republican National Committee. Of note, Doyle serves as the General Counsel to the Republican National Committee in conjunction with his state chairman responsibilities.  Chairman Webb is the first Arkansan to serve as an officer of the RNC. 


serves as the Republican Party of Arkansas' Executive Director. She is an alumnus of Arkansas Tech University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science and a master's degree in science in College Student Personnel. 

As a result of her grandfather, Judge Bud Harper, serving as one of the first county judges in the state of Arkansas, and her grandmother's lifelong public service, Sarah Jo became interested in politics from an early age. She became actively involved with the Republican Party of Arkansas while in college, serving as chairman of the Arkansas Tech College Republicans during which time she was active in many local and statewide campaigns. 

She has previously served as Political Director for the Third and Fourth Congressional districts, as well as Administrative Assistant for Commissioner of State Lands, John Thurston, and Field Director for Arkansas Victory in Central Arkansas with a primary focus on Saline County. 

Stephen houserman 

serves as the Communications Director for the Republican Party of Arkansas. He is a prior service U.S. Marine and a graduate from the University of the Ozarks with a Bachelors’ Degree in Political Science and Economics.

In conjunction with his education and military obligations, Stephen founded the College Republicans organization at the University of the Ozarks. His active participation with the Republican Party fostered the largest CR organization in Arkansas in relation to student body enrollment. He participated in various local, state, and national campaigns to include Sen. Tom Cotton, Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Mitt Romney. Upon graduation, Stephen became the Campaign Manager for 69th District House Representative Aaron Pilkington (R), resulting in a landslide victory in a predominantly Democrat held area.


is the Finance Director at the Republican Party of Arkansas. Prior to becoming the Finance Director in 2016, Ashley served as the Deputy Finance Director at the RPA since 2014. 

alex rountree

serves as the Political Director at the Republican Party of Arkansas and formerly served as the Northeast Arkansas Field Director in Jonesboro. He is an alumnus of the University of Mississippi where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science and he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in political science and international relations. 

Alex became involved with political campaigns at an early age, working with his father on Joe Scarborough’s successful bid for Florida’s 1st congressional district. He continued being active with local and statewide campaigns throughout high school and college. Most recently Alex served as Field Director for Carly Fiorina’s 2016 Presidential campaign, where he designed and implemented a strategic ground game that targeted critical areas of eastern Iowa.

bea grayes

serves as the Executive Assistant for the Republican Party of Arkansas. She comes to the Party after 40 years of banking experience. She was in management and managed several banks and owned her own mortgage company. She retired as a mortgage loan officer from Bank of America. She has five beautiful children, 17 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. She is famous for her mortgage company commercials where she coined the phrase "I'm Bea, come see me!" 
She has been teaching Sunday School for several years and is an ordained minister. She loves people, her family, and the Lord. Bea preaches at several different churches across the State.