Senator Kimberly Yee announced today she will speak at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday, July 18th at approximately 2:30 p.m. EST. Senator Yee is from Phoenix and represents the 20th Legislative District of northwest Phoenix and parts of Glendale. She is Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce and Workforce Development, Vice Chair of the Education Committee and serves on the Committees on Health and Human Services and Finance. She is currently running unopposed for Senate Majority Leader in the 53rd Legislative Session.
Last week, Senator Yee was named among the nation’s 25 Most Influential Women in State Politics by Congressional Quarterly’s Roll Call. GOPAC, the largest Republican state and local political training organization, named Senator Yee one of its 2016 Class of Emerging Leaders, a group of promising legislators selected nationwide for their potential and ability to impact their state and the Republican Party at the leadership level. The RNC has recognized her among their “Rising Stars”.
“It is an honor to be a chosen as a convention speaker. Since a young age, I’ve watched the Republican national convention and to be on the stage on Monday is a perspective I never would have imagined. I look forward to sharing my story and the values I share with the Republican Party,” said Senator Yee.