CARRIE ALMOND of Missouri
Carrie Almond was elected president of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) at the 38th Biennial Convention in Phoenix and took office in January 2016. She dedicated 2016 to helping encourage women to work tirelessly to take back the White House by traveling more than 35,000 miles to 39 states on the NFRW's "Destination: White House" tour.
Previously, she served the NFRW as second vice president, treasurer, member-at-large, executive liaison to the Program and Public Relations committees, and director of Regions 4 and 8.
She has been active in the NFRW since her involvement with the Missouri FRW, for which she served as president, first vice president, second vice president and treasurer.
Almond is also involved in her community of Chillicothe, where she served as treasurer of the Livingston County Animal Shelter for 10 years and has been active in the local arts council and rotary club. She was also the treasurer of Grace Episcopal Church, and served as chair of the Audit Committee and three terms on the Vestry.
Along with her duties as NFRW President, Almond manages the family farm of more than 2,000 acres. She was an executive vice president of Citizens Bank & Trust, a northern Missouri bank with 20 branches in 19 towns for 25 years. Her banking career spans the states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, she worked for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Lausanne.
Founded in 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women is the largest and most influential Republican women’s group in the nation, proudly representing the party that first made it possible for women to vote in the U.S. The NFRW works to increase the effectiveness and relevance of women in the cause of good government. Our mission remains to recruit and elect Republican candidates, promote the principles of the Republican Party, educate the public, and inform the media.