The New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women is committed to empowering women to be successful in politics, all aspects of leadership, and life. We are so excited to introduce our premier leadership program "REaDy to Lead NH!"
This program is created by NHFRW Advisory Board Members; Leadership Development Director & NHGOP Vice Chair Pamela Tucker, and Committee Members NHFRW Public Relations Director Kate Day, NHFRW Communications Director Virginia Drye, and NHFRW Member Margaret Drye.
The goal of this program is to develop the future female Republican leaders in New Hampshire through targeted training.
A series of six days, over three months for six hours each day. Field trips (State House, other meetings) will also be part of the program, culminating in a graduation ceremony directed by the class.
The class will consist of 8 people. There will be Monthly Classes both Zoom and in Person at the NHGOP HQ..
Introductory meeting: Meet and Greet Class and Board Members
Session 1: Your Presence- Developing the Person - physically (in person and as a speaker) and as a social media presence
Session 2 Part 1:Political Makeup of New Hampshire – Government, commissions, and outside influencers
Session 2 Part 2: Introduction to Public Speaking- working with the press, getting your message out, Introductions and thank you's
Session 3: Event Planning, Volunteers, and Fundraising
Session 4: Effective Speaking and Writing
Session 5: Trip to DC- meetings with RNC and influencers
Session 6: Graduation
Applications are now closed.
Interviews take place March 7 - 11, 2022.
Class begins near the end of March
Via application, recommendation, and Leadership Development Committee selection
Contributions or donations of any amount to support this program are greatly appreciated:
Pamela Tucker - Leadership Development Director
Kate Day - Public Relations Director
Virginia Drye - Communications Director
Margaret Drye - Committee Member
-Membership to a local club gives you membership in the State and National Federation. Specific Membership benefits vary from Club to Club depending on what the Club offers at the time. All Clubs have exclusive programming, private networking, invitations to candidate meet & greets, in-person events, educational programming, leadership opportunities, Christmas Parties, socials and more!
-You will receive invitations to exclusive members only events and updates via NHFRW emails as well as stay up to date with what's happening nationally through the National Federation's e-newsletter, Capital Connection.
-Opportunity to participate in monthly statewide meet-ups with FRW clubs, speaker series, meet & greet's with national and local candidates, networking events, education workshops, digital advertising and social media tools and civic engagement opportunities
- Invitations to Republican events throughout the state. At our events, members will have access to membership discounts, Pre-Sale tickets and opportunities to network with national guest speakers. Past events have included: Lilac Luncheon (Concord, NH), Christmas Party (Bedford, NH), Pink Tea Party (Dublin, NH), Apple Picking Party (Hampton, NH), Summer BBQ (Auburn, NH) and more!
-Priority access to NHFRW in-person and virtual programming including Candidate Meet & Greets, Exclusive Candidate Zoom Luncheon's and educational programming. Priority access to NHFRW's virtual happy hour: Cocktails & Capitalism.
- Ability to get involved in local, state, and national issues, campaigns and elections.
- Eligible to receive support, financial support and resources if running for a public office
- Receive local club and state newsletters as well as invitation to join our Private Facebook Networking Group
-Opportunity to participate in National FRW Members Only briefings with US Congressional and Senate Representatives as well as campaign leaders and RNC leadership.
-Opportunity to participate in National FRW trainings, classes, programs and leadership opportunities. Meet like-minded Republican women from across the country.
When you join The Strafford County FRW, you are also becoming a member of the New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women and the
National Federation of Republican Women!
All of our local clubs have their own events, board meetings, member events and number of members within each club varies from 25 to over 200. Members of NHFRW are encouraged to attend any club meeting they find of interest or which works into their schedule. We understand that one size does not fit all and have the built in flexibility to need member's needs. In addition to promoting Republicans, community outreach is a major part of each clubs agenda. There are many ongoing and new programs benefiting from the dedication of NHFRW members. NHFRW Members range from College Republicans, New Hampshire Young Republicans and young professionals to mothers, grandmothers, small business owners and NH female State Representatives, Senators and Nationally known women. Whether you're new to politics, interested in running for office in NH or if you just simply want to create a lifetime network of like minded women of all ages - we encourage you to join our team.