About

About Texas Tea Party Republican Women (TTPRW)

There’s a spiritual awakening in the United States right now, and the Texas Tea Party Republican Women are part of it. If you agree with our conservative vision and objectives, join us.

“To promote Judeo-Christian values in Government Through Political and Charitable Activities”

Who We Are

TTPRW’s Vision & Objectives

The Vision of TEXAS TEA is:

To Promote Judeo-Christian Values in Government Through Political and Charitable Activities

 The Objectives of TEXAS TEA are to:

A. Identify issues and pending legislation which reinforce traditional pro-life, pro-family values;

B. Promote Judeo-Christian values;

C. Increase members’ effectiveness in the cause of good government through active political participation;

D. Foster participation in the governing process by supporting members’ efforts to lobby and meet with legislators;

E. Promote an informed electorate through political education and Get Out the Vote activity;

F. Foster loyalty to the Republican Party at all levels of government;

G. Promote the Principles of the Republican Party of Texas Platform;

H. Work and provide campaign funds for the Republican Party candidates, who share TEXAS TEA Objectives in any election.

I. Work to minimize tax burdens by eliminating wasteful, redundant and unconstitutional government programs; and

J. Facilitate cooperation among Republican women’s clubs.

Venita Odom

President

Executive Vice President

Melody Metzler

Vice President Programs

Melony Metzler   
vpprograms@ttprw.com

Kathy Turner

Vice President Fundraising

Kathie Turner
vpevents@ttprw.com

Norma Jetter

Vice President Communications

Vice President Membership

Pat McKee

Vice President Meeting Management

Alexie Swirsky

Vice President Legislation

Karen Grubaugh

Vice President Campaign Activities

Karen Grubaugh
vpcampaign@ttprw.com

Vice President Events

Cheryl Snyder
vpevents@ttprw.com

Vice President Finance / PAC Treasurer

Diane DeKoning-Houk
vpfinance@ttprw.com

Secretary

Past President

Sharon Hemphill

Chaplain/Parliamentarian

Gail Stanart

Get in Touch

Contact Us

Location

Houston/North Harris County
(near Champion Forest and Stuebner Airline)

Email

vpmembership@ttprw.com

Phone

(281) 231-8307

Being a member of Texas Tea Party Republican Women is truly special. As part of our vibrant community in Houston, Spring, Tomball, and Cypress, Texas, you'll join a group of passionate individuals dedicated to upholding Conservative Christian Principles. We stand united in our unwavering support for Pro-Life, Pro-Family, and Pro-Israel values. Together, we proudly rally behind our troops, fighting for the liberties we hold dear. Join us and make an impact alongside like-minded individuals who believe in the strength of this Constitutional Republic, the Principles on which this country was founded. Together, we can shape a future that aligns with our shared vision. Become a member today and be a part of something extraordinary.

If you would like to print a PDF and send it in, click here.

If you would like to join through our website form and use your credit card, you can fill out one form per person,   click here

Committees

There are a variety of committees where your talents can flourish. To help you find the perfect fit, here is a list of our committees and their respective tasks.

  • The Americanism committee is responsible for reminding members about the values America upholds and promoting patriotism through newsletters and meetings.
  • The Awards committee ensures that the board stays informed about activities that have the potential to win awards, managing records and necessary paperwork.
  • The Campaign Activities committee plays a crucial role in encouraging all members to actively participate in campaigns and voter turnout efforts, providing information on candidates and organizing groups.
  • Caring for America focuses on supporting pro-life activities and finding other ways to demonstrate our care for our community.
  • The Communications committee oversees the production of our newsletters, handbooks, and website.
  • The Events committee assists the Events Chair in organizing and executing various events.
  • Fundraising involves both one-time special events and ongoing efforts to sell items, contributing to our financial stability.
  • The Hospitality committee plays a vital role in welcoming and checking in attendees at meetings and events.
  • Meeting Management takes charge of meeting logistics and financial matters in collaboration with the Treasurer.
  • The Membership committee handles telephone communication, outreach, hospitality, and young women outreach, maintains the database and shares information with TFRW. They also recruit and train new members.
  • Legislation aims to enhance communication with legislators, providing important information on bills and legislation at both the Texas and national levels.
  • The Newsletter committee is responsible for designing, writing, and sending monthly newsletters to our members.
  • The Nominations Committee is elected by the Club to provide a slate of nominees for the upcoming board.
  • Outreach plans events to introduce women and men to Republican principles.
  • The Political Action committee recommends the allocation of PAC funds to deserving candidates, appointed by the President.
  • The Programs committee assists the Program Chair with arranging speakers and their gifts.
  • Public Relations assists the PR Chair by crafting articles, announcements, and submitting them, along with pictures, to newspapers and seeking recognition for our awards and community service.
  • Recruitment helps the Executive Board with filling committee positions.
  • The Voter Registration committee recruits and trains voter registrars, and organizes events to create opportunities for voter registration.
  • Young Women Outreach focuses on recruiting young women to join our club.

Additionally, we have standing appointees such as the Historian, responsible for preserving historical files and pictures, and the Webmaster, maintaining our website.

Our Special Committees undertake activities within a limited period for consideration by the Executive Board. These include:

 

  • The Budget committee, which drafts a new budget between the election of the new Executive Board in October and the Executive Board Meeting in January.
  • The Bylaws committee, appointed by the President, reviews and proposes changes as required by TFRW and the Club, with the Parliamentarian as Chair.
  • The Handbook committee researches information about elected officials, prepares a new design, includes pictures, and sells ads.
  • The Internal Review committee conducts a financial records review in January and submits a report in February.
  • The Literacy committee provides books and dictionaries to schools. 
  • Finally, the Scholarship committee recruits and assesses nominees based on high graduation or college needs.
  • Discover where you can make a difference and contribute to the Texas Tea Party Republican Women today!

We operate as a State of Texas Political Action Committee (PAC) and file records with the Texas Ethics Commission twice a year showing income, expenditures, and donors. We're also a member of the National Federation of Republican Women. TEXAS TEA pays dues to both of these organizations for each of our primary members.
To make a donation to our PAC, click here.

Let us know you’re interested, and we’ll be in touch to answer all your questions.