NFRW 4th VICE PRESIDENT
Lisa Roper was elected NFRW 4th vice president at the 36th Biennial Convention in Kansas City and took office in January 2012. She is the director of NFRW Region 7, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico and South Carolina.
Previously, Roper served as decorations chairman of the 2001 Host Committee for the NFRW convention in San Antonio, and her decorating skills were spotlighted as a member of the 2003 Hospitality Committee at the NFRW convention in Salt Lake City. She was instrumental in raising $82,000 at the 2007 NFRW Fashion Show during her term as the NFRW Fundraising Committee vice chairman.
In 2008-2009, Roper served as NFRW member-at-large, and as the 2010-2011 NFRW Public Relations Committee chairman, she spearheaded the production of the "Taking Back America" tribute song and video. She has been an NFRW Capitol Regent since 2001.
At the state level, Roper has served in many capacities. She was the 2001-2003 Texas FRW Hospitality chairman and is a TFRW Patron. In 2004, she recruited 20 volunteers and raised $60,000 for the Miami Bush/Cheney Headquarters on the "Texas Mighty Strike Force" team. Her campaign work has been recognized at all governmental levels. One of her most significant contributions was conducting the 2003 "Salute to our Soldiers" in Comal County, Texas, which drew a record attendance.
Roper has held several officer positions in the Canyon Lake RW and works with other Texas Republican women's clubs.
Her other activities include fundraising for the Brooke Army Medical Center and the Fisher House for wounded soldiers in San Antonio. She has served on the national board of St. Jude Children's Shelter, for which she helped raise $200,000 in two years. She has a rare ability to raise funds for non-profit organizations such as the McKenna Children's Museum and the Tye Preston Memorial Library, among many other worthy causes.
Roper is vice president and public relations director of Rinco of Texas.