Nashville, TN – The Vanderbilt College Republicans are proud to announce the 2010 Tennessee Republican Student Activism Conference, set for September 11th, 2010, on the campus of Vanderbilt University. The conference is the first of its kind and the primary purpose will be to mobilize and energize College Republicans and Teenage Republicans to make a difference this fall.
VCR President Stephen Siao announced today that keynoting the conference will be the next Governor of Tennessee, Mayor Bill Haslam, and serving as the conference’s Honorary Chairman will be Rep. Glen Casada, House Majority Caucus Chairman. GOP campaigns from across the state are invited to participate and recruit volunteers for their efforts this fall. Siao noted, “There is no better person to energize students than Mayor Haslam, and no one has a better pulse on our state’s most competitive races than Rep. Casada—this is a tremendous honor for us to have them participate. My generation has been inactive for too long, and we really can’t afford to stay silent any longer.”
Co-sponsoring the event are the College Republicans from Austin Peay State University, Lee University, Lipscomb University, the University of the South, the University of Memphis, the University of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee at Martin, and the Williamson County Republican Party Young Leaders Coalition.