John Dillard Elected Chairman of the Denton County Republican Party

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Contact John Dillard at chair@dentongop.org

John Dillard Elected Chairman of the Denton County Republican Party

John Dillard of The Colony was elected Chairman of the Denton County Republican Party recently at a specially called meeting of the Denton County Republican Party Executive Committee.  Following the resignation of Chairman Lisa Hendrickson ten days before, the meeting was held to elect a Chairman to serve until the 2018 Primary Election cycle was complete.

“I am honored to be elected to serve as Chairman,” Chairman John Dillard stated, “I look forward to working alongside my fellow Republicans in the months ahead.”

John Dillard has been a Republican activist in Denton County for over thirty years.  He served as the 2016 Presidential Elector for Congressional District 26 and a delegate to the Republican State Conventions since 1990.  He is active in local Republican clubs, and has worked as alternate judge, clerk, or election official for Primary or General Elections since 1996.

For sixteen years, John was as an elected official in the City of The Colony. serving as Mayor from 2003 to 2009 and on The Colony City Council from 1992 to 2002.  A founding member of The Colony Economic Development Corporation, John also worked on the Hwy 121 Task Force and the FM 423 Task Force.  He has served on numerous City of The Colony committees and civic organizations and been Co-Chair of the Support the Troops Parade and Rally.

Mr. Dillard spent twenty-five years with the Army National Guard in the 49th Armored Division and the Texas Army Reserve, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.  He is a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College as well as the United States Army Armor School.

John worked as a District Manager for Siplast Inc until his recent retirement and was listed on the Cambridge Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals.  He graduated from Amber University (formerly Abilene Christian /Dallas) with a degree in Business Administration.

John has been married for 37 years to his wife, Nancy.  He is a proud father of three children and very proud grandfather of two granddaughters.

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