Slate of Officers, 2020-2021
EILEEN SOBJACK of Washington
Slated Position: NFRW 1st Vice President
Eileen Sobjack was
elected 2nd vice president of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) at the 39th Biennial Convention in Philadelphia and
took office in January 2018. She is director of NFRW Region 3, which includes
Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
She also is the adviser to the NFRW Legislation and Research Committee and the Membership Committee.
served on the NFRW Executive Committee as 3rd vice president, secretary and member-at-large. She is an NFRW Capitol Regent. In 2011, she was one of five state presidents
nominated for the NFRW Ronald Reagan Leadership Award.
supporting the reorganized club of Whatcom County RW, she was elected club
president in 2000. At the state level, she served in many key and varied roles
before being elected to two terms as state president of the Washington
Federation of Republican Women (WFRW). During her terms the WFRW
Her journey into
politics started when she was a young mother and a partner in her husband’s
business. She saw firsthand the burden of excessive 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 Republican issues.
She has served at many levels of county Republican leadership and as
a member of the state party executive board. For her efforts, she was named 2006
Republican of the Year. She has been elected as a Precinct Committee Officer since 1988 and maintained the strong Republican percentage of votes in her precinct.
Eileen works each
election season in local, state and national campaigns and has managed many
campaigns over the years, but you will also see her donning her tennis
shoes to doorbell for candidates, making phone calls and providing meals to volunteers. Whatever is needed she is eager to
Over the years, Eileen
volunteered her media experience to political and nonprofit groups, giving radio
and TV interviews, writing articles, media releases or organizing press conferences to promote Republican issues.
Eileen was elected as a Whatcom County Charter Review Commissioner in 2015,
receiving the most votes in her district. She is a lifetime member of the VFW
Auxiliary, served as a trustee in her church and is a former public school
teacher and private teaching consultant. She and her husband raised three
active responsible citizens who, along with a son-in-law and daughter-in-law, are all Republicans.