Cornerstones of the ALGOP

Rising Republican Star Judy Motlow

Rising Republican Star Judy Motlow

Judy Motlow is a familiar face in the Mobile County political scene. She is a member of the Mobile County Republican Executive Committee, where she was recently presented with the Chairman’s Award for her work for the party. She serves on the Special Events and GOP Committees. She can always be found helping candidates campaign […]

Rising Republican Star Jessica James

Rising Republican Star Jessica James

This week’s Rising Republican Star is Jessica James. Raised by a family of educators and a native of Washington County, Jessica moved to Tuscaloosa in the fall of 1994 to obtain her bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Alabama. After graduation, Jessica began her career at RadioSouth. An experienced writer and media strategist, […]

Rising Republican Star Marshall Yates

Rising Republican Star Marshall Yates

This week’s Rising Republican Star is Cumberland School of Law student Marshall Yates. Marshall will be the emcee at the Greater Birmingham Young Republican 6th District Congressional Runoff Debate on Thursday, June 19 with WAPI’s Matt Murphy and Yellowhammer News. The event will be sure to draw a crowd eager to hear Representative Paul DeMarco and […]

Rising Republican Star Mimi Penhale

Rising Republican Star Mimi Penhale

This week’s Rising Republican Star is Mimi Penhale of Troy, Alabama. Mimi obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from Troy University in 2010. While in college, Mimi was an active member of Phi Mu and the Order of Omega Honor Society. She was the Student Government Association’s Vice President of Legislative Affairs, House of Representatives […]

Rising Republican Star Debra Kizer

Rising Republican Star Debra Kizer

Debra Kizer is this week’s Rising Republican Star and the Republican candidate for License Director in Madison County. Debra Kizer was born and raised in Houston, Texas, but has lived in northern Alabama since 1992. She has raised her children in Alabama alongside her high school sweetheart Keith, to whom she has been married for 32 years. […]

Zach and other ALGOP staff  at a Republican event featuring Steve Forbes

Rising Republican Star Zach Bowman

This week’s Rising Republican Star is ALGOP Director of Voter Engagement Zach Bowman. The son of [ret.] Lt. Col. Bob Bowman and Janet, Zach grew up in Enterprise, Alabama and is an Eagle Scout and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Zach is an Auburn University graduate with a B.A. in History. Zach has […]

Rising Republican Star Michael Head

Rising Republican Star Michael Head

This week’s Rising Republican Star is Republican candidate for Coroner in Etowah County, Michael Head. Head has served as Deputy Coroner during two administrations – eight years under former coroner, Bill Bragg, and the last seven years as Chief Deputy Coroner under the current Coroner. He is a member of the National Association of Coroner’s […]

Michael with Gov. Sarah Palin

Rising Republican Star Michael Ciamarra

Birmingham-native Michael Ciamarra is this week’s Rising Republican Star. Michael attended John Carroll Catholic High School, graduating with an Advanced Placement diploma and as a three-time 5A Alabama State Soccer champion. Currently a senior at the University of Alabama, Michael is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Communications. Michael is Rush Chairman of […]

Rising Republican Star Jeremy Deaton

Dr. Jeremy Deaton is this week’s Rising Republican Star and Cherokee County’s Republican candidate for Coroner. Jeremy is the managing veterinarian at Cherokee County Pet Clinic as well as the owner of Deaton Veterinary Services, a mobile veterinary service for both pets and livestock. Jeremy has also been employed by Perry Funeral Home as a […]

Rising Republican Star Noah Crawford

Rising Republican Star Noah Crawford

This week’s Rising Republican Star is Birmingham native Noah Crawford. A senior at Spain Park High School, Noah plans to attend the University of Alabama this fall. Noah has expressed interest in public speaking and state and national politics. This is easily seen through his extensive list of extra-curricular activities. This year, Noah even co-founded […]