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Chairman Austin Smith

Austin Smith is a proud 5th generation Arizonan and avid outdoorsman. Growing up working in the agricultural industry he saw first hand how devastating an out of control government is to business and freedom. This led him to be involved with public policy and grassroots activism starting in 2014. Austin is the former Chairman of the Maricopa County Young Republicans and National Field Director of Students for Trump. Austin led the effort on and off campus for Donald Trump. Austin was the youngest at-large delegate elected from Arizona to the 2020 Republican National Convention. He has served as Secretary for the Legislative District 13 Republican Committee and is the former campaign manager for State Senator Sine Kerr.

National Committeeman Nick Moore

An Arizona native, Nick has spent the past decade helping schools and non-profit organizations across the Grand Canyon State —and the country — raise tens of millions of dollars for much-needed causes. Through his experience he brings an operational and goal-driven mind to the AZYR Executive Committee. He enjoys his yellow lab, a black iced coffee, and Packers football.

National Committeewoman Shialee Grooman

Born and raised in Arizona, Shia Grooman has always had a love for State 48. After founding the pro-life group on her college campus, Shia found a passion for Arizona politics and has been heavily involved ever since. She has been involved with a multitude of grassroots conservative organizations and is committed to using this experience to help grow the AZ YRs. Shia has been an elected PC since 2018 and currently works for the Arizona Republican Party.

Vice Chair Colton Duncan

Colton Duncan is an aggressive, young 'Political Consultant' that defies the conventional model of "Consulting" -- He has spent the entirety of his career engaging with the Conservative Base and building relationships with leading Influencers, Leaders and Organizations within the movement. He is an unapologetic Trump-Republican fighting the Culture War and pushing back against the Radical Left and the spineless RINOs on the right.

Secretary Charlotte Perez

Charlotte Perez graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2019 and landed a job with Turning Point Action in December. She moved to 

Arizona in February 2020 to start her job as the first Field Administrator. That same year, Turning Point Action launched their project Students for Trump and Charlotte helped spearhead grassroots activism across the country in battleground states. After 2020, TPA pivoted to Precinct Committeeman recruitment successfully recruiting hundreds of PCs. In 2021, Charlotte was appointed as the Secretary to the Arizona YRs to encourage Young Republicans to get involved! She also serves as the 2nd Vice Chair for LD 5 and in her free time she roots for the real USC mascot, the Gamecocks!

Treasurer Brady Smith

Brady hails from Macomb, Illinois and is an alumni of Western Illinois University & Northern Illinois University College of Law. Brady got his start in political campaigns in his home state, working on numerous state house, congressional, & statewide campaigns. Having directed political efforts in Illinois, Iowa, Georgia, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, and Alaska, he now resides in Phoenix.As a former State Data Director for the Republican National Committee and Regional Data Director for the RNC in the 2020 Georgia Runoffs, Brady brings a data-driven approach to all facets of campaigning. His thorough understanding of the industry’s latest developments in predictive modeling, data acquisition, and application across all forms of paid media provides a competitive advantage over the opposition.

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