(By Brandon Hansen/Chewelah Independent)
Grant Peterson brings decades of experience to vice chair position
Anyone looking on their Facebook feed knows that politics these days isn’t easy.
That doesn’t stop Chewelah — despite its small size — from having very active community members in local and state governments as well as political parties.
Recently, Chewelah resident Grant Peterson was named the Washington State Republican Party Vice Chair, a position that is elected every two years by party members from 39 county Republican organizations. This is the second time that Peterson has served in the position, the first go around occurring during the years 1980-86.
The Vice Chair serves as the chief assistant to the party’s Chairman, presiding at all meetings of the state committee and the executive committee in the absence of the chairman. If there is a vacancy for some reason in the Chairman’s position then Peterson would fill out those responsibilities. It’s certainly a busy position, but when looking at Peterson’s resume, being busy is the name of the game. More