Eileen Sobjack was elected NFRW member-at-large at
the 36th Biennial Convention in Kansas City and took office in January 2012. She is director of NFRW Region
2, which includes Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South
Dakota and Wyoming. In 2011, she was one of five state presidents nominated for the NFRW Ronald Reagan Leadership Award.
into politics started when she was a young mother and a partner in
her husband’s business. She saw firsthand the burden of too much
government control on families and small business. She became
dedicated to assuring the liberty and freedoms we enjoy are
available for the next generation. This led to her involvement
initially as a volunteer lobbyist and activist for business and
family issues; before long, she became involved in Republican
Since 1988, Sobjack has volunteered each election season in local, state and national campaigns, most recently as county chair for Rob McKenna for Governor.
She has served in all levels of county GOP leadership: PCO, vice chair, state committeewoman, executive board member, and chair of many committees. For her efforts, she was named 2006 Republican of the Year. She currently serves as vice chairman of the Whatcom County Republican Party.
Instrumental in supporting the reorganized club of Whatcom County RW, Sobjack was elected president in 2000. She was elected to two terms as president of the Washington Federation of Republican Women, previously serving as legislative chair, district director, 2nd vice president, coordinator of the district directors, club development chair, public relations chair and 1st vice president and director of programs.
Sobjack works as an educational consultant and on campaigns. She is a member of the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary and a former trustee in her church. Married for 35 years, she and her husband have raised three active, responsible citizens who, along with a son-in-law and two daughters-in-law, are all Republicans. They also have seven wee-publican grandchildren. Their middle son is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.