Orange County NCGOP Orange County NC Republican Party

Official Event
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 09:00 AM
Sunrise Church, 1315 New Hope Trace Dr, Chapel Hill 27516

Annual OCGOP Convention

This year's Orange County Republican Convention will again be held at Sunrise Church. Sunrise is located at 1315 New Hope Trace Dr, in Chapel Hill, just off Churton St and off I-40 exit 263. Registration will be from 9:00-9:45 AM. Precinct meetings will take place from 10:00-10:45, and the Convention will run from 11:00 to noon. We will be electing Officers and Precinct Chairs and getting delegates for the 4th District and State NCGOP Convention. Breakfast refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Waddy Davis at, or Trish Randall at

Tickets:  Please RSVP (to the right).  There is no charge for the Orange County GOP Convention.  However, please bring $5.00 cash if you wish to be considered as a delegate for the 4th District Convention or the North Carolina GOP State Convention.

The Convention agenda can be seen below:


CALL TO ORDER: Orange County GOP Chairman, Waddy Davis

Invocation: Kathy Arab

Pledge of Allegiance: Ed Zapolsky


CALL TO CONVENTION: Virginia Ferguson


Appointment of Convention Officers

  • Chairman: Virginia Ferguson

  • Secretary: Tammy Smith

  • Parliamentarian: Glenn Sawtelle

  • Sergeant-at-Arms: Larry Smith

  • Timekeeper: Michael Kuhn

  • Tellers: Carol McCanna, Brenda Crowder-Gaines, Kimberly Sanchez


VIP Introduction and Speeches

  1. Judge Phil Berger, Jr. (Court of Appeals) Running for Supreme Ct.

  2. Justice Paul Newby running for Chief Justice, NCSC

  3. Video from Lt Gov Dan Forest, Running for Governor


Credentials Committee Report: Ana Kuhn, Sridhar Rajappan, Bonnie O’Neill

Rules Committee Report (for adoption): Camilla Zapolsky, Anita Wilson

Minutes from the 2018 County Convention (for approval): Trish Randall

Treasurer’s Report (filed for audit): James Carroll


New Business

  1. Election of Orange County GOP Officers: Nomination Committee/Virginia Ferguson

  2. Plan of Organization (adoption): Bob Randall, Michael Kuhn, Dan Ashely

  3. Platform Committee Report (approval): John Gaither, Roy Loflin

  4. Resolutions Committee Report (approval): Edward Zapolsky, Waddy Davis

  5. Election of Delegates to District and State Convention


Announcements and Closing Remarks: Chairman Waddy Davis


April 13, 2019: 4th Congressional District Convention, NCGOP Headquarters, 1506 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC

June 6-8, 2019: NC Republican Convention, Concord, NC




Official Event
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 09:00 AM
NCGOP Headquarters

4th District Convention

The 4th District Convention will be held on Saturday morning, April 13, at the NCGOP Headquarters, located at 1506 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27605. Registration will be from 9:00AM-10:00; the Convention will take place from 10:00-noon. Delegates for the District Convention will be nominated and elected at the OCGOP Convention on Saturday, 30 March, at Sunrise Church, Hillsborough.

Official Event
Thursday, June 06, 2019 at 10:00 AM through June 09, 2019
Concord, NC

The 2019 NCGOP State Convention

The 2019 NCGOP State Convention will be held June 6-9, 2019, in Concord, NC. Delegates for the State Convention will be nominated and elected at the OCGOP Convention on March 30, 2019. More information will be forthcoming from the NCGOP regarding venue and recommended hotels. 

Official Event
Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:00 PM through August 28, 2020
Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC

2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte

Anyone interested in volunteering at the 2020 GOP National Convention in Charlotte, NC, please sign up here.