Party Staff

  • Lori Sotelo – Chairman

    Lori has been the Chairman of the King County Republican Party since 2007.

    Phone: 425-990-0404

    Email: chairman@kcgop.org

    Twitter: @LoriSotelo

  • Kaare “Corey” Ness – Executive Director

    Kaare Ness has been the KCGOP’s Executive Director Since March of 2017. Before coming to the KCGOP, Kaare worked in Olympia as legislative staff, and in government affairs for various trade organizations.  He has served on a variety of state and local political campaigns and initiatives, both in Oregon and Washington.

    Email: kness@kcgop.org

  • Sarah Sheedy – Political Director

    Sarah has worked as KCGOP’s Political Director since August 2015. Before coming to the KCGOP Sarah was the campaign manager for Herb Krohn’s 2015 Port Commissioner race and field director on Congressman Dave Reichert’s 2014 re-election campaign.

    Email: sarah@kcgop.org

    Phone: (253) 576-8130

  • Lane Covington – Public Relations & Communication Director

    Lane has been the Public Relations and Communications Director for the KCGOP since February of 2017. He is currently a senior studying political science at the University of Washington in Seattle and will be graduating in June. Prior to becoming the Public Relations and Communications Director, Lane was a summer intern with the KCGOP and […]

    Email: lane@kcgop.org

    Phone: (425) 990-0404

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