RALEIGH – The N.C. Republican Party has named 34-year-old lawyer Jonathan Sink as their new executive director.
Sink replaces Dallas Woodhouse, who resigned in April of this year after the indictment of former Chairman Robin Hayes. Woodhouse had served as executive director since 2015.
“I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to work with Republican leaders and activists across North Carolina to re-elect President Trump, elect a Republican governor, win back crucial seats on the Supreme Court, and expand Republican majorities in the General Assembly – and I am ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work,” Sink said in a press release.
Sink will depart as the general counsel at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to start his new role with the NCGOP on July 22.
“Jonathan Sink brings a wide variety of experience to the North Carolina Republican Party,” stated Chairman Michael Whatley. “I’m pleased he will be at the helm going into one of the most contentious election cycles in the state’s history.”
Prior to serving at the Dept. of Public Instruction, Sink was the former deputy general counsel and policy advisor to N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore. He had also worked for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as an in-house attorney on special education and civil rights issues.
Sink graduated from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School with a B.S. in Business Administration in 2007 and earned his law degree from the Charlotte School of Law in 2011. He currently resides in Raleigh with his wife Leigha and their three children.