Get To Know Your Party Leaders

Nancy McArthur

Nancy McArthur, Chairman of Central and Executive Committee

On June 6, 2014, the Central Committee elected a new GCRP Party Chairman and their first female Chairman, Nancy McArthur. Mrs. McArthur was re-elected by the Geauga County Central Committee in 2016, 2018 (when we changed to 4 year terms), and again in 2024.

Nancy has been a GCRP Central Committee member since 2012 and was a member of Chardon City Council for 12 years where she was Mayor in 2016-2017. She also served on Geauga County’s Family First Council, Geauga County Health District Advisory Council, Auburn Career Center EMS Advisory Committee, and the Chagrin River Watershed Board. Mrs. McArthur worked for a few years at the Geauga County Board of Elections where she was responsible for campaign finance, technical support, and poll worker training. She currently works full time as a Pension Administrator for an international company for PBGC, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, a federal government entity.

She holds a BA in Communications from Cleveland State University and has more than 30 years of business experience in public relations, marketing, sales, human resources, recruiting, and legal and financial services.

Nancy lives in Chardon with her husband Michael McArthur. They have two grown children, Kelley and Keenan.

Nancy is very passionate about Conservatism and getting people involved with the Geauga County Republican Party. She was excited and honored to be an Alternate Delegate for Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention in August 2020.

Kevin O'Reilly

Kevin O’Reilly, Vice Chairman of Central Committee

Erin Brady, Secretary

Mary Zettelmeyer, Treasurer

Karen Swan

Karen Swan, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee

State Central Committee Representatives in Columbus

Senate District 18 (includes part of Geauga, all of Lake and Portage Counties)

Mike Berger

Mary O'Toole

Mary O’Toole

Senate District 32 (includes part of Geauga, all of Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties)

Randy Law

Melissa Pope

Melissa Pope

Ohio Republican Party (ORP)

211 South Fifth Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Alex Triantafilou

Alex Triantafilou, Ohio Republican Party Chairman

Alex Triantafilou (pronounced tree-aunt-a-FEE-loo) was sworn in as Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party on January 6, 2023. Triantafilou has devoted his career to supporting Republican causes. Most recently, Triantafilou served as Chairman of the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati and was an active member of the State Central Committee of the Ohio GOP.

As a candidate himself, Triantafilou was the youngest judge in his County’s history and served as a judge until 2008. He left that role to join Cincinnati’s largest law firm, Dinsmore & Shohl, where he is a Partner. Alex has successfully represented companies and high-profile clients throughout his career at Dinsmore and is a recognized community leader in Ohio. He is regularly ranked among the “Power 100” in the region by Cincy Magazine. Triantafilou serves on numerous community boards including Talbert House, the region’s largest provider of mental health and counseling services.

Alex and his wife Jennifer live in Green Township, Ohio. They have an adult son and are parishioners of the Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church