This morning, at a meeting of the Missouri Republican Party Executive Committee, Austin Stukins was elected as the Party’s Executive Director.

Stukins served as a Marine between 2001 and 2009 before becoming involved in politics. Since then he has worked on campaigns for Newt Gingrich, Senator Bill Cassidy, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in addition to being the Political Director of the Republican Party of Louisiana. Most recently, he worked for the Republican National Committee as State Director for Georgia and Louisiana.

Austin Stukins will report directly to Todd Graves who was elected in January and will meet with the State Committee at an informal meeting in late April.